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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

Bilingual assistant for fashion company

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 18, 2015
A festival for the senses, some amazing movies, the International String Quartet at Xcanatun, Dances of Europe and more...
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 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...
Topic: Vacation Rentals
Casa Taurus is a colorful 3-bedroom vacation home built around a charming garden in an unbeatable Merida location... why stay at a hotel when you can have your own home for the same price?