Yucatán Heat Wave: Scorching Temperatures Continue

Yucatán heat wave
The Yucatán Peninsula is experiencing a brutal heat wave that's drawing attention to the region's vulnerability to a changing climate.

Yucatán’s Dry Spell: A History of Drought in a Thirsty Land

Throughout history, Yucatán has grappled with the cyclical nature of drought.

Cozy, Quaint, Quiet: The Best Boutique Hotels in Mérida

When it comes to luxury accommodations, bigger isn’t always better. Find out more about the best boutique hotels in Mérida, Mexico

Ek Balam: The City of the Black Jaguar

Explore Ek Balam for its famous Acropolis' elaborate stucco reliefs, which are some of the most striking and well-preserved examples of artwork in all of Mesoamerica.

Luxury & Elegance at the Best 5-Star Hotels in Mérida

Looking for a luxurious Yucatán getaway? Contributor Bryan Dearsley takes a look at the best 5-star hotels in Mérida, Mexico

At Mérida Teens Club, a Learning Studio Provides Alternative to Conventional School

“Call it a learning studio because in a studio, what do you do? You experiment, you play, right?" says Jenita Lawal.

Lorraine Toohey Followed an Artist’s Path to a Vibrant Community

As a young artist, Lorraine Toohey embarked on an...

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Where to Find the Best Meatless Burgers in Mérida

Merida's got the meats, but a growing demand for vegetarian and vegan options has restaurants getting creative and serving plant-based deliciousness.

LA Celebrity Trainer ‘JJ’ Johnson On Moving to Mérida

A certified personal trainer, vegan activist, and professional dancer/choreographer, JJ is a definite “it girl” of hip-hop dance cardio workouts.  

Why is Ancient San Miguelito Cancún’s Obscure Maya Wonder?

Tucked between five-star resorts along Cancún’s hotel zone sits the remains of the prehispanic settlement of San Miguelito.

How Close Yucatán Came to Becoming Part of the US

Knowing just how close Yucatán came to becoming part of the US is an important reminder of Yucatán's independence

JJ’s Go-To Vegan Restaurants and Markets in Mérida

Jennifer "JJ" Johnson left LA for Yucatán, but since...

Say Wepa! Now There’s Puerto Rican Food in Mérida

Spanglish Mid brings the flavors of Puerto Rican food to the capital of Yucatán. Guaranteed easy on the palette.

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season in Yucatán

As Yucatán braces for the 2024 Hurricane Season preparation is key. Here is a comprehensive guide.

In Mexico, Trey Speegle Built a Home that Flows Naturally

A talk with artist Trey Speegle and architect Erik González about one of Mérida's most talked-about new homes.

The Top 8 Archaeological Sites Near Oaxaca City

The mountains and plains surrounding Oaxaca de Juárez are jam-packed with archaeological sites. Here are eight of our favorites.
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