Cozumel’s lively Carnival 2017 set for Feb. 22-28


Cozumel’s city government has officially announced the dates for this year’s Cozumel Carnival, which will see the main week of events running from February 22 to 28, 2017. There will be pre-Carnival events too from January 28 to February 19, but if you’re planning to visit while Carnival is on then expect the biggest celebrations More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Procrastinating or amateur-crastinating? 1 hour (or more) of Spanish…everyday

On your mark, get set, GO! Start, run towards your Spanish speaking goal…just do it! Stop using the future tense so much and try using the present tense: Estudio ahora (I study now); or maybe the the present More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Tulum and Cancun Top “Flight Network” Winter Sun Destinations for 2017

Flight Network is a web based travel platform, specialized in providing global travellers with convenient low-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. They recently published their Top 27 Winter More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Good bye Obama

The handover of power in the United States is not just a change of guard for that country but a defining moment for the 7.4-billion people who inhabit this planet. Whether through his agenda and policies (presuming More...

Dallas Museum of Art will host modern Mexican art exhibit. (PHOTO: ARTnews)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Dallas museum to display 20th century Mexican art exhibit

DALLAS — The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) announced that it will host the Mexico City exhibit “Mexico 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde.” The exhibition More...

Historic homes will be on MEL's tour Friday Jan. 20. (PHOTO: VirtualTourist)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Downtown Merida walking tour set for Friday Jan. 20

The Merida English Library is organizing a Special MEL Field Trip featuring a walking tour of Centro with Jorge Rosado: Bits of Colonial and Pre-Colombian History in Merida, Friday, January 20th – 9:30 am. MEL More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Baroque music concert will benefit EdúcaTE

The Barroco Escarlata Ensemble will perform a concert of baroque music to benefit the EdúcaTE organization on Jan. 25. The concert starts at 7 p.m. at San Pedro Church in Cholul, Yucatán. The suggested donation More...

From February 1-5 2017, 32 of the best Charro teams from Mexico and the U.S. will gather in Puerto Vallarta to compete in the 6th International Charro Championship 'Grand Premio 2017' at Arena Vallarta.
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Puerto Vallarta to host 6th International Charro Championship

From February 1st through 5th 2017, 32 of the best Charro teams in Mexico and the United States will gather at Arena Vallarta, in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México; to compete in the Sexto Gran Premio Internacional More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

“Dinner in the Sky” celebrates three years in Mexico

Dinner in the Sky, which, according to their website, has criss-crossed the skies of 45 countries, celebrates its third anniversary in Mexico with the world-renowned chef Massimo Bottura, owner of the Osteria Francescana, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Thinking of leaving the U.S.? Read this…

Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire that describes what people are like who move abroad, including to Mexico. Does this describe you? How would you agree or disagree? One More...