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Topic: History

In which we peer through a window into the upsetting situation that is the marriage between Lupita and her gallavanting husband. Lupita has a child, Pancho continues to go out on the town without her, and Lupita begins to dream of revenge…

Topic: Daily Life

Tennis is becoming more popular in Merida. Here is an example of a recent event which is spreading the good news about Yucatan via tennis…

Topic: History

In which don Hermenegildo finds himself at loose ends. We are given a glimpse into his home life and his extended family, all of whom live with him, as well as a few common children’s games. And perhaps we are introduced to a future famous artist…

Topic: Culture

Our regular contributor, Byron Augustin, regales us with this lovely story about how a strange and wonderful little chapel near Izamal came to be, the people who thought up the idea, the people who built it, the people who tried to tear it down and how you can visit it…

Topic: Vacation Rentals

Beautiful Uaymitun beachfront home for rent this summer…

Topic: For Sale in Yucatan

Almost new Honda CRV… still has that new car smell!

Topic: Jobs in Yucatan

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Topic: History

In which a marriage is quickly arranged, a poor woman takes fever and dies, and don Hermenegildo thinks it is all his fault…

Current News, Events & Art

Topic: News
May 19, 2015
This week we have stories on award-winning architecture, rabies, heat stroke, investments from China, Navy Day, Yucatan's arts programs for children, Progreso and more...
Topic: Events
May 25, 2015
Trova, obscure movies from Orson Welles, independent alternative music, the Merida City Choir, motorcycles in Progreso and Dances of Europe...
Topic: Yucatan Restaurants
Coffee, wine and furniture in Merida centro                                                                                                                                                            
Topic: Art
Check out what Merida has to offer with the growing number of galleries showing artists from around Mexico and the rest of the world. There is art here for every taste and every pocketbook.
Topic: Local Advertisers
Dr. Ricardo Peniche teaches implantology in Merida and throughout Latin America. His offices here in Merida specialize in implants, including the new All-In-4 technology...
Topic: Events
Here's all the ongoing regular events that happen in Merida all in one place... updated August 2014.

Most Commented Articles

Topic: Daily Life , Yucatan Survivor
Finding a school for your English-speaking child in Merida is not easy if you don't speak Spanish. We've done some of the legwork for you...
Topic: Health
Every local expatriate we know loves their local Merida dentist. Here is an updated account of dentistry in Merida, some clues as to why it is so good, what to expect from a dentist here, and the curious connection between dentistry and traditional Yucatecan clothing...
Topic: Yucatan Survivor
Shopping for furniture to fill up that beautiful new home you are buying or renovating in Merida? Here's an update on the lowdown on some of the best places to buy furniture in Merida and what to keep in mind when you are buying...
Topic: Daily Life
We took careful notes on our recent trip, driving through Mexico to the Texas border with our two dogs. Here are the details of the trip so you can know what to expect next time you do it...
Topic: Destinations
One of our favorite things to do with guests on a day trip is to take a tour of some of the local haciendas. Just one more thing we love about living in Yucatan...
Topic: Animals in the Yucatan , Culture
For any animal lover who travels to or lives in Mexico, there are few sorer (is that a word?) subjects than the state of dogs in this country...
Topic: Yucatan Survivor
For most of us, learning Spanish is both a chore and a treat. Here is a comprehensive and updated list of the many schools that teach Spanish (and other languages!) in Merida and Progreso...