“Paseo de las Ánimas” A Walk with The Souls through the streets of Mérida

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This year there will be approximatelly 120  “Hanal Pixan” altars and many people from the state of Yucatan will participate in this annual celebration, including schools, More...

A “Thank You” to Mérida, Yucatán


At home in the States, I find myself daydreaming of the second chance, second wind, or my second home. The embrace of feeling at home, at ease, and free to move about as you More...

Merida is prepared to prevent a possible case of Ebola

Jorge Mendoza Mézquita, Yucatan State Health Secretary

After the news of the first case of an individual infected with the Ebola virus in the United States, the government of Yucatan announced extraordinary health measures in order More...

Downtown Mérida, Yucatán

Uncovering Merida’s Charm…

Three key ingredients make up charming places – People, pride and respect. In my travels to Merida, Mexico I found the perfect blend of all three. The Yucatan culture takes More...

Vote from Abroad, your Vote Counts

Remember that election season is upon us! Election Day this year is Tuesday November 4, 2014. US citizens resident abroad are eligible to vote in all Presidential and Congressional More...

Marcella Kelly uses a variety of devices, including motion-sensitive cameras, to study jaguars such as this one, photographed in a tropical forest preserve in Belize. (M.J. Kelly/Virginia Tech) There are 2, 584 Endangered Species in Mexico

Mexico is a country rich in wildlife and makes up about 10 percent of the species...

BJC Masaaki Suzuki Frauenkirche Dresden 15 november 2008 (Photo: Marco Borggreve) TYT FIC Maya Tip of the Day: “BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN”

BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN SEÑOR, TUS OJOS MIRAN POR LA FE (“Lord, faith looks through your eyes”)...

Ensisal Ensisal: Paradise just minutes away from the ‘Merida Lifestyle’

The ‘Merida Lifestyle’ can be whatever you would like it to be. From cultural to clubbing,...

Open letter from the people of Chelem to the Municipal and State Authorities


Members of the Expat Community that own property and reside in the Chelem / Yucalpetén / Chuburná area, wrote More...

Mexico launches new Website to stress Sportfishing Rules

On the heels of complaints from the Northamerican sportfishing community, Mexico is moving to clarify the steps required to fish legally in..

Live a Lifetime vacation in Playa Chacá !

If you are considering changing residence and retire to a warmer climate, Playa Chacá is the perfect choice, as it combines..

7½ Reasons I Love Living In Mexico

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Nicholas Gilman from Zester Daily shares with us the 7 1/2 reasons why he loves living in Mexico 1. Knife sharpeners More...

Piccolo’s: Neapolitan Style Pan Fried Pizza

Last night we took a drive and luckily came across Piccolo’s Pizza, we were cautious so we only purchased the small..

“La Casa Azul” – Another Chance to Support the Students at UVM!

MÉRIDA, YUCATÁN – Time flies, and it will soon be time to enjoy the latest student operated restaurant concept at the..
Downtown Mérida, Yucatán

Uncovering Merida’s Charm…

Three key ingredients make up charming places – People, pride and respect. In my travels to Merida, Mexico I found the..

Mexico, among the 5 Countries that Provide The Best Health Care In The World

InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index reports that France, Uruguay and Malaysia provide the best and most affordable health care in the..
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Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her..