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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Medical students participated in the Yucatan outreach. (PHOTO: UADY)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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University of Florida and UADY bring medical services to rural Yucatan communities

Promoting university social responsibility and contributing to improving the living conditions of the rural population are part of the objectives of “Proyecto Yucatán”, a joint effort between the University More...

Poc chuc, typical Yucatecan cuisine. (TYT file photo)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Mexican cuisine is a true world treasure

Culinary journalist Kendall Hill writes in the Australian Financial Review that Mexican cuisine is a true world treasure and tastes even better on its home turf. Here is Hill’s report from Yucatan. IZAMAL, More...

Hacienda Temozon. (PHOTO: Luxurious Mexico)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Hacienda Temozon: A jewel in Yucatan

Destination expert Chris Moss writes on The Telegraph that Yucatan’s Hacienda Temozon is a jewel of a resort. Here is Moss’ review. Location It’s about 50 minutes’ drive north to the attractive colonial More...

Equinox sunrise at the Temple of Seven Dolls at Dzibilchaltun. (PHOTO: pinterest.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Maya equinox phenomena on display at Chichén Itzá and Dzibilchaltún March 21

Visitors will be congregating soon at two well-known Mayan sites in Yucatan to witness the wonder of Mayan astronomical accuracy. The phenomena to be noted are the sunrise at the Temple of the Seven Dolls in Dzibilchaltún More...

Drought-like conditions increase chances of forest fires. (PHOTO: sipse.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Maya forest at high risk during fire season

FELIPE CARRILLO PUERTO, Q. Roo — With the beginning of the critical season of forest fires in the Yucatan Peninsula, brigades from different communities of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, are prepared More...

Police canine unit completes vehicle inspection near Merida. (PHOTO: Por Esto)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Police step up vehicle inspections at highway checkpoints around Merida

After the violent events in Cancun this week, the Yucatan Public Security Ministry (SSP) has increased surveillance at the points of entry to the city of Merida. Since Tuesday night, the inspections of vehicles More...

In this March 15, 2012 file photo, navy sailors patrol as people sun bathe on the beach during spring break in Cancun, Mexico. (PHOTO: The Associated Press)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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U.S. travel warning advises spring breakers to avoid conflict areas

The U.S. State Department is warning college students across the country not to spend spring break in certain parts of Mexico, where rampant crime has made travel dangerous for Americans, foxnews.com reported. The More...

Time changes can be confusing. (PHOTO; chron.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Time changes can cause a bit of confusion

While clocks in most of the United States were set forward one hour Sunday March 12 to begin Daylight Saving Time, in Yucatan and Campeche states Daylight Saving Time won’t begin until April 2. However, in More...

Aerial view of devastated mangrove area (Photo: Noticaribe)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Environmental groups plot course to reverse loss of mangroves during World Ocean Summit

The World Ocean Summit, an event exploring how to sustain an ocean economy, wrapped up last week in Bali, Indonesia and will be held next year in Mexico. At the conference, the Global Mangrove Alliance lobbied More...