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Latest Articles

Topic: Destinations

One of our favorite guest writers went on a trip to Cuba, and all we got (which is a lot…) is this first of three articles about traveling to and through that nearby island paradise…

Topic: Mexico in English

Do yourself a favor and read this blog… Sam Quinones is an American who reports on Mexico and this blog is full of fascinating stories, photos and videos about Mexico…

Topic: History

Guest writer James Gunn reports to us on one of Yucatan’s most iconic and beloved books, written by an author of great reknown in Mexico…

Topic: Art

Here are some important updates about the shows and store of AANY, a group of local artisans and craftspeople.

Topic: Vacation Rentals

What a beautiful and comfortably luxurious place to call home while you explore the wonders of the surrounding Yucatan Peninsula! Casa Gloria provides peace and quiet and a cool, colonial atmosphere…

Topic: For Sale in Yucatan

This renovated modern home for sale in Merida has a very deep lot, a beautiful pool, garden and patio and plenty of room to expand…

Topic: Jobs in Yucatan

English Teachers…

Topic: Destinations

Guest writer Scott Wallace takes us along the recent Lake Bacalar Paddle Marathon for a moment-to-moment account of what it was like to participate in this race…

Current News, Events & Art

Topic: News
July 21, 2014
This week, there is news about turtle nests, the ferry to Yucatan, the Beekman Photography collection, David Sterling's new cookbook, Maya mathematics and much more...
Topic: Events
July 27, 2014
The Tunich Fair is full of events this year. And there's movies, the opera, dance performances and more!!
Topic: Yucatan Restaurants
Authentic Japanese food in the 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: Events
Check our new ongoing events page for a quick look at ongoing events which are held every week in Merida.
Topic: Animals in the Yucatan , Yucatan Survivor
Inevitably, as a gringo living in the Yucatan, you will probably own a pet or rescue one. Here's our experience as pet owners in Merida...

Most Emailed Articles

Topic: Destinations , Valladolid Living
Valladolid is a town famous for many things most of us have never heard about. For so long, it has been stuck halfway between two important cities (Merida and Cancun). Now that fact may become its claim to a well-deserved fame...
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: 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: 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: Art , Real Estate in Yucatan
One of the first things we noticed about properties for sale here in Merida was the floors. No kidding. Because many of the floors, even in the most humble of stores or homes, are covered with beautiful mosaico tiles...
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...