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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".
Here in Mexico, we have our own holiday classics full of whimsy, magic, and corny jokes.
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.
In Mexico, Reed is remembered as “that crazy gringo” who witnessed the Mexican Revolution and befriended Pancho Villa.
Reenactments of the Mayan Pok Ta Pok ceremony returned Wednesday to Mérida’s Plaza Grande.
Under the slogan “Desplegando mundos, arribando a sueños” (“Unfolding worlds, arriving at dreams”), the FYE has invited 14 groups from Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Canada for face-to-face and digital activities.
A Cempasúchil garden in the small town of Tetiz will open to visitors for eight days starting Nov. 30.
It is a mixed altar, honoring both adults and minors. For this reason, it is decorated with both black and colored candles, as well as toys. It displays multiple vases with traditional marigolds — cempasúchil flowers, and palms, as well as photos, traditional dishes, and memories from the departed.
Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical mythical creatures. Though originally made only of paper-mâché, wooden variations have also become popular since the 1940s.
As the weeks continue to fly by, Yucatecos are eagerly awaiting the arrival of one of the region’s favorite holidays, Hanal Pixán — Yucatán’s version of Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
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.
Enamora Mérida began as an idea by Montserrat Pastrana to cheer up the city and offer up a little hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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