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Topic: Interviews , Valladolid Living

Byron Augustin and his wife moved to Valladolid, the city that he decided was his ideal retirement place after visiting 55 countries throughout his career…

Topic: History

In which we learn that don Hermenegildo tentatively represents Luis Robles, and Lupita uses the powers of her growing beauty on multiple men, including one who courts her on his horse…

Topic: Yucatan Survivor

Rumor has it that you can move to the Yucatan and live like a millionaire. As with most rumors, there is a kernel of truth to the lies… find out more about the real costs of living in the Yucatan, now updated with 2015 prices, and comparisons to 2008, 2011 and 2013. Even if you live here, the trends are interesting!

Topic: History

In which we are witness to a rivalry over the lovely Lupita at the dance, where tempers run high, two young men almost come to blows and don Hermenegildo is the only one who loses his hat…

Topic: Vacation Rentals

This vacation rental in downtown Merida features spacious rooms with exquisite old tiles, original woodwork and a modern kitchen. Best of all, it’s just a stone’s throw from Santa Lucia Park and the rest of the Centro…

Topic: For Sale in Yucatan

Almost new Honda CRV… still has that new car smell!

Topic: Jobs in Yucatan

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Topic: Daily Life

This week, the spotlight is on the manager of the Tigres of Quintana Roo, a former professional from the USA. Also, this week’s standings in the Mexican Baseball League…


Current News, Events & Art

Topic: News
April 21, 2015
This week, news about conventions held in Merida, sacbes on GPS, the Mexican Postal Service, the contest for Miss Earth 2015, a champion weighlifter from Progreso, Merida wind chill and more!
Topic: Events
April 20, 2015
This week, there is trova singing all over town (maybe even in your neighborhood), movies, a great birding event and much 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?