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A guide to eating and drinking at...

From fancy restaurants to street vendors and from the sweet to the savory and spicy, eating at the beach in Yucatán something for everyone.

Yucatán’s amazing birds and where to find...

Several days of heavy rain have brought out our feathered friends in force, so get out there and enjoy them!

A taste of Italy, and of romance,...

Tucked away on a quiet side street in Garcia Ginerés is a charming restaurant with an authentic taste and atmosphere of Italy. Casa de...

The grand city of Cholula and its...

Nestled in the central Mexican highlands and surrounded by Mexico's most iconic volcanic chain lay the ancient city of Cholula. 

Video: We try out Mérida’s new electric...

Check out our video review of Mérida's new electric carriages

Tlatelolco: A story of violence, sacrifice, and...

Tlatelolco is fairly unique among archaeological sites in Mexico, as both its ancient and contemporary histories evoke intense feelings.

Explore Yucatán’s rolling hills from atop Muna’s...

Yucatán is known for its flat topography. In fact, the name Mayab, what the natives called the territory before the Spanish arrived, literally means “flat.”

Ask a Yucateca: Inviting the neighbors over

Unsure about how best to connect with your new friends and neighbors in Yucatán? Confused about the culture? Ask a Yucateca is a new column written by Yesica Benitez, a local resident, and our marketing director.

Top 10 kid-friendly activities in and around...

Yucatán has no shortage of activities the whole family can enjoy!

Cuicuilco — forged in stone and destroyed...

Built in the 8th century BCE, Cuicuilco is one of the most ancient settlements in all of Mesoamerica. 

Reconnect with nature at Chichankanab lagoon —...

Chichankanab is one of the most extensive, and beautiful, lagoons in western Quintana Roo.

Locals of Granada Maxcanú seek the return...

Though the Hacienda Maxcanú is quite interesting in itself, its most intriguing feature well pre-dates the 19th century. 

Ask a Yucateca: Which beach is best?

Unsure about how best to connect with your new friends and neighbors in Yucatán? Confused about the culture? Ask a Yucateca is a new column written by Yesica Benitez, a local resident, and our marketing director.

García Ginerés, a classic neighborhood with a...

García Ginerés is one of Mérida’s oldest neighborhoods outside the downtown core. For the past couple of decades, Mérida’s younger generations have dismissed it...

The surprising inspiration behind Sara Maldonado Trujillo’s...

Sara Maldonado Trujillo is as passionate about makeup as she is about inspiring and empowering other women. 

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Mexico’s new wave of expats need to ‘face the truth’

The expat backlash is here. It hit a crescendo in late July, and for wanderlust types who have found their home-from-home abroad, it’s time...

Does Yucatán’s red tide mean seafood isn’t safe to eat?

Red tides have been detected along the coasts of Yucatán this past weekend in Telchac, Chicxulub, and San Crisanto.

Ancient San Miguelito is Cancún’s unknown Mayan wonder

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

Mexico’s Caribbean coast continues to battle against record levels of seaweed

The presence of seaweed in the Caribbean is nothing new, but has increased dramatically over the past few years.

5 reasons to make Flores, Guatemala, your next holiday destination

Flights begin Monday from Mérida's airport. Here is why travelers are so excited.

Here is why moving the Mérida airport farther away seems unlikely

Most media outlets are reporting as a fact that the new airport will be built in Umán, but there are reasons to doubt the project will actually happen. 

New Netflix movie is a romantic comedy shot entirely in Yucatán

A new romantic comedy, which dropped on Netflix today, is chock full of scenes shot in Mérida. "Don't Blame Karma!" is in Spanish, and...

A guide to eating and drinking at the beach in Yucatán

From fancy restaurants to street vendors and from the sweet to the savory and spicy, eating at the beach in Yucatán something for everyone.

AMLO and Vila to tour Mérida’s La Plancha

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal will tour Mérida’s La Plancha later today.

Yucatán’s amazing birds and where to find them

Several days of heavy rain have brought out our feathered friends in force, so get out there and enjoy them!