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Topic: Editorial

We are working behind the scenes this month to bring you something wonderful…

Topic: History

In which don Hermenegildo finally finds his voice…

Topic: History

In which Lupita begins to realize she is not so young anymore and entertains the idea of marrying don Hermenegildo…

Topic: Culture

A sizeable portion of the Merida expatriate community identifies as part of the LGBT community as well. For anyone who would like to know more about this aspect of living in Merida, we have gathered together observations and a bit of history…

Topic: Vacation Rentals

Originally restored by Salvador Reyes Rios, Casa del Panadero combines all the comforts of a modern home with all the charming characteristics of a Merida colonial home…

Topic: For Sale in Yucatan

Modern renovation of a colonial home in the Santiago district of Merida, Yucatan…

Topic: Jobs in Yucatan

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Topic: History

In which don Hermenegildo considers one last effort to try to get married, doña Raimunda does her best to get things started, and forward progress is interrupted by a boy with a bump on his forehead…


Current News, Events & Art

Topic: News
June 30, 2015
This week, news on two ecological initiatives in farming, a word about cenotes, an orphaned wildebeest and the abandoned circus animals at Animaya, protecting the beaches east of Progreso and more...
Topic: Events
June 29, 2015
This Week, continue with great movies, including an mini-Hitchcock film festival, performances by Cirque du Soleil, music in Santa Lucia park and the Cochinita tasting on Sunday. Start getting ready for Summer Vacation visiting Izamal!
Topic: Yucatan Restaurants
Dive bar with botanas, hamburgers and Yucatecan food                                                                                                                                                    
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...