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The charming and eclectic San Cristóbal de las Casas

There are few if any cities in Mexico more charming than this city in Chiapas.

Once Yucatán’s ‘second city,’ Valladolid is booming and now is the...

Valladolid has long had the reputation of being Yucatán’s second city, though in terms of population it has long been dwarfed by municipalities on Mérida’s periphery, such as Kanasín. 

Exploring Campeche, the colonial bastion on the Gulf of Mexico

Established in 1540 by Francisco de Montejo and León "El Mozo," son of the elder Francisco de Montejo, Campeche was founded two years before Mérida — making it the first major Spanish settlement on the Peninsula. 

Celebrating Archaeology Monday’s first anniversary

Exactly one year ago we at Yucatán Magazine published the first in what would become a series of archaeology articles called Archaeology Monday. 

Getaways: Exploring Bacalar and its astonishing  ‘7-color lagoon’

Just 30 minutes from Chetumal lay the resort town of Bacalar — one of the most stunning destinations on Quintana Roo’s extensive coast line.