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Today, we explore some of the highlights along the first three of the six train routes of the Tren Maya.
Bright colors and flowing dresses are one of the features most often associated with traditional Mexican dance
Narcocorridos draw from traditional Mexican folk music styles, such as the corrido and banda, but with storytelling lyrics that celebrate the exploits of drug traffickers.
The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book believed to be the oldest surviving book written in the Americas, dating to the 11th or 12th century.
Here in Mexico, we have our own holiday classics full of whimsy, magic, and corny jokes.
After more than two years of hiatus under pandemic protocols, Mérida en Domingo is back. The city's main square is once again alive with...
The town of Tahmek is preparing to host its second-ever Festival del Globo Maya.
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.”
Despite what some visitors believe, the tradition of the dancing flyers practiced in several parts of Mexico is not merely a tourist attraction, but rather an ancient fertility ritual.
Mexico City’s Chinatown is crowded, frenzied, and chaotic — but in an oddly great sort of way.
Cemeteries in Yucatán are known for color and tradition as much as they are about death.
The new South Korean docuseries being filmed in Yucatán has finished rolling after almost two weeks of intense shoots.
Four months ago, a strong gust of wind and power surge damaged Valladolid’s video mapping show projectors.
Mérida’s Centro Cultural Olimpo will soon announce dates for an upcoming exhibit, featuring more than 70 works by the early modernist artist Marc Chagall.
The new airport bathroom features images of Mexican pop culture, namely the likenesses of famous luchadores including El Santo and Blue Deamon.
Last Friday, on Christmas Eve, the small town of Dzitnup was the stage for one of Yucatán's most unique holiday celebrations, the dance of "Abraham and Isaac".
The first recorded instance of piñatas in colonial Mexico dates to 1586 during a Christmas celebration hosted by Agustin monks in what is today Nezahualcóyotl, in Mexico State.
Mérida has kicked off an international Pok ta Pok tournament, also known as the "Mayan ball game" World Cup.
Mérida's international tango festival is set to return for a full calendar week starting Nov. 25.
The sudden appearance of a giant hammock in downtown Mérida is drawing eyes.
This weekend the small, rural community of Tzucmuc in the municipality of Chankom opened its very own community library.
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