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

Izamal at night

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, as well as San Miguel de Allende and the city of Guanajuato. So check it out…. When traveling, everyone wants that perfect photo More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Concert of Oaxacan music at MEL Saturday

On Saturday March 25, Merida English Library will present a concert of music from Oaxaca state featuring singer Maricarmen Pérez. For more information, call MEL at 999 924 8401. TYT Newsroom Mexico Travel 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...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Successful tour event helps La Plancha Park movement gain critical mass

Nearly 100 years old, Merida’s La Plancha railway station building has been rescued from abandonment and partially restored to reflect the glory of its heyday in the 1940s and 50s. Now used as an art school, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Take part in forum launching new novel by Merida author José Urioste

A spine-chilling new novel by a Merida writer will be presented and discussed at a public forum 7 p.m. Friday March 17 as part of the International Book Fair of Yucatan (FILEY). The free session on “Libranos More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Why everyone is moving to Mexico

Whether you’re fleeing the prospects of post-Brexit Europe, Trump’s America, or just fancy a change, we break down why the Mexican capital could be your next adoptive home. “Mexican Designer in Paris” read More...

American expats in Mexico. (PHOTO: banderasnews.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Four advantages for Americans living abroad

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes that living abroad in places such as Mexico is attractive to people from many countries, but especially those from the US.  In this article for thestreet.com, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

With Merida Initiative Assistance Mexican Police to Train Nationwide on Firearms Simulators with an Emphasis on Legitimate Use of Force

Mexico City, March 3, 2017 – Today, at the Hidalgo State Police Training Institute, Ambassador Jacobson commemorated the donation of firearms simulators to police academies and federal training institutes across More...