Three fascinating destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula

To enjoy your last days of summer vacation or if you are booking a trip for the next holidays, TYT brings you three recommendations in the Yucatan Peninsula, following the wise advice of VIVA Lifestyle & Travel. Izamal Also known as “the city of three cultures”, Izamal is a colonial city built on ancient Mayan ruins that combines features More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Collision in Valladolid kills five people

An auto collision Monday July 10 between two vehicles in Valladolid killed five people, including a one-year-old child. As reported by El Diario de Yucatán newspaper, the collision took place at 9 am in Avenida More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Security guard in Valladolid attacked with machete

A very unusual violent incident took place in the heart of peaceful Valladolid, Yucatán; the city known as the “Sultana del Oriente” on the evening of Sunday February 5th; armed with a machete, a More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Six hiking trips you can do in the Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula straddles three states (Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan) in Mexico, including the neighboring countries of Belize and Guatemala.  Once a seabed, its topography consists mainly of limestone. More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017


On Saturday December 17th, 2016, I visited a very special place in Valladolid, Yucatán. This is the story about an unforgettable experience at Zenti’k. When guests arrive at Zentik Project, they are welcomed More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Valladolid artisans lament lack of tourists at Craft Center

In the “Craft Center” of Valladolid, Yucatán, women artisans said recently that their sales have been really low, due to the fact that tourists don’t visit this place regularly, event though they usually More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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American girl reported missing in Valladolid, found in Tulum

The State Attorney General (FGE) Kidnapping Specialized Unit (UEC) informed that a 15 year old girl from Pennsylvania, U.S.A., who was reported missing in Valladolid on Saturday July 9, and whose name was not More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

U.S. teachers visit Yucatan to learn about indigenous culture

VALLADOID — A group of 11 educators and two directors from the Center for Latin American Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, will visit the Yucatan peninsula for “Bridges to Yucatan,” More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Vandalism disturbs peace in the streets of Valladolid

VALLADOLID — Acts of vandalism are being carried out in the once quiet and peaceful streets of Valladolid. A large number of tree planters along Calzada de los Frailes have been broken in recent days, leaving More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 13th, 2016

Modernization of the Chichén Itzá-Valladolid tourist corridor completed

With the modernization and expansion of the Chichén Itzá-Valladolid road, as part of the Merida-Puerto Juarez highway, the tourist and archeological corridor Chichen Itza-Valladolid-Coba-Tulum is finally complete. This More...