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Topic: Culture

Cook It Raw’s Andrew Porcelli answers questions about why he came to Yucatan and what he plans to do here…

Topic: Yucatan Survivor

Are you interested in alternative solutions to that expensive CFE bill you get every month? Read about the experiences of various expatriates who have installed solar panels in their homes in Merida and the surrounding Yucatan Peninsula…

Topic: U.S. Consulate Messages

Mexico travel warning updated to include additional information about Guerrero…

Topic: Daily Life

Just two blocks from our home, the Yucatan tradition of Hanal Pixan (Day of the Dead) was brought out into the streets for all of us to share, enjoy and contribute to…

Topic: Vacation Rentals

From their original wooden front doors to their tall ceilings and tiled floors to their private bricked garden patios in the back, these are typical and charming Yucatecan homes for rent in Merida’s best neighborhoods.

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

Personal chef in Merida…

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!


Current News, Events & Art

Topic: News
October 20, 2014
This week, news about cliff diving in Valladolid, macaws on the Yucatan Peninsula, education about jaguars and other wild cats, Yucatan's rate of breast cancer and the flu shot...
Topic: Events
October 20, 2014
This week, Merida's venues will be full of exciting events... it's really quite amazing how much is going on this week. If you are here this week, you can experience dance, music, film, art and so much more... all in one night, if you want! Enjoy...
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
A much needed community veterinary service has finally opened its doors in Progreso...

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: 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: 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: 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...