Moctezuma’s Revenge

Trump Peña

Franklin Foer, Atlantic Magazine collaborator, posted an interesting article where he describes the “Mexican revenge”, highlighting that Donald Trump has made the classic bully’s error: He has underestimated his victim. When Donald Trump first made sport of thumping Mexico—when he accused America’s neighbor of exporting rapists and “bad More...

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Eleven Madison Park
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

New York restaurant designated number one in the world

In what is shaping up to be an outstanding year for American gastronomy, New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park was named the best restaurant in the world — the first time in more than a decade that an American More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Earth Day is April 22: Join us for EARTH DAY MARCH FOR SCIENCE

This Earth Day, we’re facing a turning point in human history: 2016 was the warmest year on record globally, and 2015 the warmest year before that. Now 2017 is heating up fast. Earth Day Network is doing everything More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Cantina Bar El ChemBech – A great new option on the east side of Centro!

Have you ever wanted to go in to a real, authentic (non-touristic) cantina in Mérida, but hesitated to do so as you were not sure if you would be welcome? Or maybe you were worried that it would be dirty, or that More...

Potholes southeast of Cordoba, Veracruz. (PHOTO: Chuck Bolotin)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Potholes, detours and other driving challenges in Mexico: Just follow the pigs, keep calm, and have faith

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  If you’ve ever had a driving challenge More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Merida gallery opens new art space for special events

SoHo Galleries of Merida is opening a new art venue,  NOHO-CASA DE ARTE. NoHo is an elegant space located in Colonia Alcalá Martin near the U.S. Consulate. Housed in a stunning casona from the 50’s with More...

Izamal at night
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Izamal, Campeche and Isla Mujeres make this list of most colorful Mexican towns

Travel Pulse collaborator and a veteran travel writer, Art Kramer recently published an interesting list of the most coloful towns of México, which includes Izamal, Campeche and Isla Mujeres in the Yucatan Peninsula, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Bulgarian violist traveled the world, but found a home with Yucatan’s ISQ

The Yucatan Times finishes its series of exclusive interviews with the members of the International String Quartet of Yucatan. On this ocassion we conducted a revealing interview with Nikolai, the last (but not More...

Americans, Russians and Koreans...Drawing by artist: Anya Sementsova (Steph´s English student and friend from Moscow).
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Americans, Russians and Asians: Language learning and taking in cultural nuances

The question all my students have in common. “Stephanie, what are the Americans really like? What are the Russians like? What about the Koreans?” As a language professional, I have had the privilege and a bit More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The Road from Puebla to Córdoba: Otherworldly canyons and meeting celebrities

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  In this story, we find out what it’s More...