Start your own allotment. A small space is no obstacle. Violeta tells you how to get started on page 5.


If you miss visiting the shops to get yourself something special, many local designers and boutiques have excellent online catalogs. Check out Paloma van den Akker, Kukul Boutik, and Moar to find your next obsession.


The rainy season has finally arrived! And that actually makes us grateful that we don’t have to leave home for once. Spend the afternoon dunking Pan Dulce into coffee while you watch the rain fall and enjoy the moment.



More time at home gives us the opportunity to catch up on our reading lists. How about adding some Yucatecan talent? From timeless authors like Antonio Mediz Bolio and Juan García Ponce to more contemporary writers like Fernando de la Cruz, Katia Rejón, and Marisol Ceh Moo.


Organize a Zoom dinner party with your friends. You can cook a classic Yucatecan dish, or just order from your favorite restaurant if you prefer.


For a little family time, get your hands on a Lotería Yucateca and forget about “voluntary isolation,” if only for just a while.


Fantastic local musicians like Tania López and Gina Osorno are helping us create new playlists on our Spotify account. Find us in the search bar as Yucatán Today.


Donate time to the causes that are close to your heart. If animals are your thing, get in touch with Evolución Animal! They’re always looking for people who want to open their hearts and homes to a special furry someone.


Keeping a regular exercise routine when you can’t hit the gym can be challenging. This month, try learning some Jarana. Dance teacher Humberto Novelo Ascencio has lots of videos on Youtube that explain the basics of this traditional dance.


Although we can’t go out birdwatching and exploring quite yet, you can still learn a little about the different birds that inhabit our state. Visit Yucatán Jay Society’s Facebook page for daily tidbits, and maybe you’ll even uncover a new passion in birding.


Editorial by Maggie Rosado

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