7 signs you are celebrating your Birthday in Mexico

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1. Your face is pushed into the birthday cake. My favourite Mexican birthday tradition is “la mordida,” when the birthday girl or boy’s face is shoved into the cake for them to take the first bite, More...

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48 Hours In Merida: Experience The True Grit 

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The majestic beauty of Merida’s landscape is more than enough to entice exploration, however the feeling of this city provokes a sense of something more. Merida was built on More...

International Maya Culture Festival: a combined effort between the state of Yucatán and Conaculta

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Yucatán Gov. Rolando Rodrigo Zapata Bello and from the National Council for Culture and the Arts (Conaculta) President Rafael Tovar y de Teresa announced the dates for the 2014 More...

Performance a Kind of Magic – But ‘Coliseo’ Venue Still Lacking

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MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – Last night was the concert by “God Save the Queen” (“Dios Salve a la Reina”) at Mérida’s new flagship event venue “Coliseo Yucatan”. For More...

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7 signs you are celebrating your Birthday in Mexico

1. Your face is pushed into the birthday cake. My favourite Mexican birthday tradition is “la mordida,” when the birthday girl or boy’s face is shoved into the cake for them More...

10 signs it is your first time in Mexico

1. You’re pretty certain the drug lords are just waiting in the bushes to rob/rape/kidnap/kill you. Get over yourself. They aren’t. Yes, that sort of horrific violence still More...

cacao1 Archaeologists found traces of 2,500-year-old chocolate in the Yucatan Peninsula

Back in 2012,  archaeologists found ancient chocolate residue on a plate, rather than a cup. Experts have...

Mérida_Cancun_highway Auto Insurance to be Mandatory on Federal Roads

Does your car have insurance? No? Well, from now on you will need to insure it...

Merida Downtown Yucatán, Your Second Home

On Monday August 25th, Mr. Gustavo Cisneros, Yucatecan Businessman and Real Estate Developer, published an article...

Incredible “Flamingo shaped” Flock of Flamingos!

"Flamingo Shaped" Flock of Flamingos (Photo: Bobby Haas)

The amazing image was captured by aerial photographer Bobby Haas in Yucatan, Mexico back in 2010.He was taking More...

MADENOVA: The New Recycled Plastic Lumber for Outdoor Use

MADENOVA is a Mexican (Mérida based) Company recently created in 2014 by 2 Yucatecan students of the Anahuac Mayab University in..

The Holbox Controversy captures the attention of the media from beyond Mexico

The land dispute controversy in Holbox has captured the attention of the media from beyond Mexico. A few days ago the..

How to Cook Chiles en Nogada

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“Chiles en Nogada” (Chiles in Walnut Sauce) is a wonderful dish consisting of a green stuffed More...

The Ultimate Guide to Mérida’s Cantinas

MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – Have you ever wondered about the many, many cantinas in Mérida, and whether it would be interesting (or..

The Brewery Where Time Begins

LONDON, ENGLAND – Craft beer is “hot” right now. Mexico’s artisan beers are attracting attention around the world, as a recent..
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48 Hours In Merida: Experience The True Grit 

The majestic beauty of Merida’s landscape is more than enough to entice exploration, however the feeling of this city provokes a..
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Implications of ObamaCare Tax for American Expats

Please enjoy the following webinar presented by David Kuenzi on the implications of the ObamaCare tax and other 2013 tax changes..
Least Grebe, our smallest, swimming water bird

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – THIS BIRD REMINDS ME OF THE SEPT. 2014 COVER OF HARPER’S BAZAAR MAGAZINE WITH EMMA FERRER: LEAST GREBE

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her..