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Archaeological Sites, Colonial Cities, Destinations

Tizimín: The Heartland of Yucatán

Depth of Field Neydi’s rich, dark hair rests on her earthy, embroidered blouse. A confident woman with fascinating things to say, Neydi Cardeña has been charged with running the region’s…

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Archaeological Sites, Beaches, Colonial Cities, Destinations, Eco Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

In and Around Tizimín, Yucatán’s Heartland

Taste Tradition on the Corner of Colonial Tizimín Full of natural wonders, Tizimín still hasn’t felt the pressure of tourism, like many other smaller cities. That’s why you’ll find pure…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

Temozón: Where the Famous Smoked Meat was Born

Very near Valladolid, only 8 minutes heading towards Tizimín, the community of Temozón offers tourists a different experience, which unites gastronomy, history, nature, and archaeology. Temozón (“place of the swirl”)…

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Colonial Cities, Culture

Strolling the Streets of Mérida

It comes as no surprise to locals that Mérida was recently listed by Time’s Money magazine as the third best international travel destination on the globe. Mérida’s classy colonial architecture, wildly delicious…

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Colonial Cities, Healthy body, healthy planet, Maya Culture, Traditions

The Secrets of Izamal: Maya Herbalism

Izamal is a city in Yucatán that you can’t miss, for the richness of its historical past, for its colonial architecture, and the mysticism that surrounds its most deeply rooted…

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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán

Fashion for the Whole Family: the Shoes of Ticul

“Such beautiful shoes you’re wearing! Where are they from?…Thanks, they’re from Ticul,” proudly answers a woman showing off a pair of modern, fashionable shoes manufactured in the Yucatecan shoe capital….

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel + Spa

Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel + Spa is a combination of lifestyle, traditions, and culture. Life has always brought Carol Kolozs, owner and director of the hotel, back to Mérida….

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Colonial Cities

Hotel Puuc, Oxkutzcab

Only 100 km south of Mérida, you will find the “Huerta del Estado” (the state’s orchard): the city of Oxkutzcab. It has become the ideal place for those travelers who…

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Colonial Cities

Five Reasons to Visit Maní

Maní is a small city located in the southern part of the state, near Ticul. It is famous for being the epicenter of the route known as the Convent Route,…

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Colonial Cities

Valladolid

Located halfway (two hours from each) between Mérida and Cancún, Valladolid, named “Pueblo Mágico” in August 2012, is a bustling Maya city with a special colonial flavor. This is where you will…

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Colonial Cities

Uayma: Vice-Regal Beauty

There are destinations worth the journey: such is the case with Uayma, a small town located 15 km from Valladolid. It is known for its imposing and majestic church, unique…

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Colonial Cities

A Day in Valladolid

Valladolid, its tranquility and cozy ambience surrounded by pastel toned colonial buildings, is much like its people, the gentle, genuine, and friendly locals. Travelers mostly tend to skip Valladolid and…

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Colonial Cities

Muna, the Highest Hill of Yucatán

Imagine going to the top of the highest hill in Yucatán, from which you can observe the beautiful Maya jungle, with the magnificent pyramid of Uxmal in the background! You…

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Art, Colonial Cities, Shopping

Eclectic, Unique, and Passionate

Galería Tres Pájaros If I were asked to describe this place, I would say “eclectic,” “unique,” and “passionate,” but why? Come with me us to discover Galería Tres Pájaros. At…

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Colonial Cities

Oxkutzcab, Citrus Trees and History

Located in the southern part of the state, on the way to the Puuc Route, Oxkutzcab is a laid-back small city, with nice people – many of whom speak Maya…

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Colonial Cities

Hammock Fair in Tecoh

Can you imagine finding, in one single place, an enormous variety of hammocks in different colors and sizes? Yes, hammocks come in different sizes: single, double, and even family size,…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its cuisine. There are many regional dishes including Cochinita Pibil, Relleno Negro,…

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Colonial Cities

Valladolid like you Have ever Seen Before!

This colonial city it’s located in an strategic area, at only 2 hours from Mérida if offers a unique combination of architecture, gastronomy and popular festivities. Join us in this…

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Colonial Cities

Celebration of the Christ Child in Espita

One of the most important festivities in Espita, municipality located in the east of Yucatán (165 km from Mérida, 2 hours approximately), is the celebration honoring the Baby Jesus, Espita’s…

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