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Topic: Daily Life

Growing vegetables in Merida Yucatan has its pitfalls, many of which can be avoided by careful thought and planning. And now is the time to plant… so let’s get started!

Topic: Food

A local Yucatan university has a unique restaurant training program that creates and runs a restaurant here in Merida. Find out how you can enjoy a meal and help a student…

Topic: Editorial

For years, the Working Gringos have been working with the Progreso Apoyo program, supporting a young man in Progreso as he makes his way through school. This year, we finally arranged to meet him…

Topic: Culture

Our easy-to-read (in English) synopsis of the upcoming Yucatan Symphony Orchestra performances for the upcoming Fall 2014 season…

Topic: Vacation Rentals

Looking for a romantic getaway in Merida? Casa Cortile is in the centro historico, has a swimming pool, a rooftop terrace and is the the most romantic vacation rental in all of Yucatan…

Topic: For Sale in Yucatan

Luxurious, European-styled condominiums in the best neighborhood of the historic centro of Merida are for sale. Live in ease, comfort and complete security with all services provided, and the world of Merida at your doorstep…

Topic: Jobs in Yucatan

Real estate salesperson…

Topic: Daily Life

It is pretty difficult to find out where classes are happening in Merida if you don’t read Spanish. Even if you do, often classes are not publicized well. We’re doing our best to gather the information here… see what you think.


Current News, Events & Art

Topic: News
September 29, 2014
This week news about Progreso, Animaya, the increasing importance of Merida as a convention destination and some recent conventions held here, spay & neuter clinics and more...
Topic: Events
September 29, 2014
This week, there is so much music it is hard to imagine it all. From classical to trova, from violin duets to trova old and new... there is something for everyone.
Topic: Yucatan Restaurants
Coffee house in Santa Ana, just a few blocks from Paseo Montejo.                                                                                                                                        
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
Here's all the ongoing regular events that happen in Merida all in one place... updated August 2014.
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 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...