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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: April 2018

Delicious and refreshing “aguas” (fruit juices) are offered in almost every Yucatecan restaurant. Our favorites: lima (not to be confused with limón), watermelon, and sour orange. The epic archaeological site…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: April 2018

“And that’s how my story began in the land of Yucatán.” Alberto Salum As the world seems to become a smaller and smaller place with the ease of travel and…

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Destinations, It's very yucatecan, Traditions, Travel in yucatan, Who are the maya?

Food Culture in the Puuc: The Original Farm to Table Movement

The modern Maya inhabitants of distant Yaxhachén maintain many of their traditional ways of living. They thrive as subsistence farmers, where men cultivate honey and work on small farms called…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán – March 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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Eco Destinations, Ecology, Living in Yucatán

By Night in Yucatán, Night Skygazing and New Moonmusing

Last year, I wanted to capture the galaxy for my birthday. On the first minute of my 27th at midnight, sleepy Oscar drove me to the Puuc in the darkness of…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: March 2018

“Honey, look! It’s a toenail moon.” – Dorothy Stein My mom used to adore stargazing. She was always in tune with the night sky and the cycles of the moon….

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: February 2018

“Travelers seek to experience things with all five senses.” – Amanda Strickland When you travel, you can see, hear, touch, smell, and taste. The state of Yucatán has a wealth…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: February 2018

1. All along the Yucatecan coast, encounter 450 year-old living fossils, called horseshoe crabs. These ten-eyed, prehistoric bottom-feeders are in danger of extinction and highly protected by Mexican law due…

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History, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions, Transportation, Travel in yucatan

Volkswagen: A Living Cultural Memory

Classic Volkswagens of every color line the streets of modern Mérida, products that for locals are just as much Mexican as they are German. My friend Juanita tells a story…

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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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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: January 2018

“There’s a party goin’ on right here…” (Kool and the Gang) And the song continues, “A celebration to last throughout the years…” This sums up the mood at Yucatán Today….

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán January 2018

Monday Let’s go to Celestún, it’s time to see the mangroves, the springs and of course the flamingos, and a variety of seafood restaurants on the beach. Back in Mérida…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: January 2018

1. Remember to visit the Muelle Market in Chicxulub Puerto on January 4 and 18. For more dates check our online events calendar. 2. On December 31st keep your eyes…

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Destinations, Travel in yucatan, Traveling & Getting around

Receive the New Year Visiting Yucatán

If you have chosen Yucatán for Christmas holidays, congratulations! You made the best decision, not only because of the wonderful places that our state has to offer, but also because…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: December 2017

Without renewal of mind, there is no transformation. ― Lailah Gifty Akita With this December edition of the magazine we are turning our thoughts toward family celebrations and the end…

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Gastronomy, Healthy body, healthy planet

100% Natural Mérida

15 years ago one of the first restaurants to offer healthy delicious options arrived in Mérida: 100% natural, originally from the beautiful beach port of Acapulco and famous because of…

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Archaeological Sites, Travel in yucatan, Traveling & Getting around

Day Trip: Loltún Caves and Uxmal

At one hour and a half from Mérida you will find two of the most beautiful treasures from the Yucatán State, I´m talking about the Loltún Caves and the archeological…

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A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán December 2017

Monday Welcome to Yucatán! Start your day by having a “torta” of Cochinita Pibil at Taquería San Fernando on Av. Cupules, from there walk to the Holiday Inn and take…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: December 2017

1. Remember to visit the Muelle Market in Chicxulub Puerto on January 4 and 18. For more dates check our online events calendar. 2. On December 31st keep your eyes…

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Travel in yucatan

The Sweetest Fair!

Oxkutzcab, also known as the “state’s orchard,” is a city located in the south part of Yucatán that offers one of the most interesting annual fairs in our state. Can…

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