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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: November 2018

1. Music, color, and the celebration of being Mexican. You can experience it in the Centro Histórico on November 20th at the parade that celebrates the 108th anniversary of the…

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Traveling & Getting around

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PUERTO ARENA SEAFOOD RESTAURANT  The taste of the Pacific coast is now in Mérida, and we also have home delivery service. Av. Camara de Comercio #230, Plaza Solare, 3rd floor, Col….

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: November 2018

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots. -Marcus Garvey A trip through time is always exciting, and this month…

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Of Mummies and Mysteries: Santa Elena, Yucatán

Death is only the natural transition to another state, a rebirth, a new opportunity for the unending life cycle to start again. That’s how the Maya viewed death. They used…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán – October 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: October 2018

  Explore the Dzitnup cenotes: Xkekén and Samulá. Their crystal clear waters are ideal for swimming. Don’t forget to arrive early, you’ll have them all to yourself! Adventure to the…

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Traditions, Travel in yucatan

Hoctún and its Colorful Cemetery

Once again it’s that time of the year when it’s all about cemeteries, the dead, and the now famous traditional Hanal Pixán celebrations in Yucatán. As a long time resident…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: October 2018

“…where the footprint of history, memories, love, and pain meet: that’s a cemetery.” -Mafer Cantillo The opening quote for my letter this month comes from our Editorial Assistant, Mafer Cantillo,…

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Colonial Cities

Acanceh, Meeting of Three Cultures

Yucatán’s magic lies in discovering and visiting little-known communities that guard ancient and current stories; as well as cultural, architectural, and gastronomic attractions. The town of Acanceh, located 28 km…

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Travel in yucatan

Getting Out of Town – A Maya Day Trip

While there is no shortage of fun to be had in Mérida, there is also no denying that the city is a fabulous base from which to arrange day trips….

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Ecology, Travel in yucatan

A Taste of Honey and Coconut

There are flavors and aromas so delightful that they are capable of awakening our senses. Together they can create moments that amaze us and create happiness. These instants are forever…

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Ecology, Traditions

Who can tell us how much it will rain?

During the planning of your visit to Yucatán, you probably researched the weather to prepare adequately for your trip, and you may have realized that you are arriving during the…

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Top 10 Yucatán

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán – September 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: September 2018

Yucatecans celebrate Mexican independence (September 16) all month long. Admire the colors of the flag in bright lights along Paseo de Montejo and in the Centro Every Monday at 9…

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Colonial Cities

Monumento a la Patria

Inaugurated in April 1956 under the hand of Colombian sculptor Rómulo Rozo, the Monumento a la Patria has been part of this city for more than 60 years, and its…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: September 2018

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” – Various authors There’s a whole world out there of things you have never tried. And this month’s…

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Colonial Cities

Hunucmá, Gateway to Nature and Architecture

Hunucmá, a colorful city on the way to Sisal, will welcome you with architectural and natural surprises that will provide a quiet, but memorable travel experience. When you get into…

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Travel in yucatan

Super Kid Day

This month my day-trip suggestion is a Saturday that will blow the minds of small kids. I recommend beginning with breakfast somewhere fun and bakery-esq such as El Globo on…

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Colonial Cities

Mérida’s Arches, Doorways to History

A city is known for its streets, its people… and its monuments. In Mérida’s Centro you can still find three colonial arches that tell us their own stories and are…

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