The sun announces the arrival of autumn in Oxkintok, Yucatán

The phenomenon of the sun crossing the stone arch in Oxkintok archaeological zone announces the beginning of the fall season and is visible for several days…. MERIDA — The rays of Kin, the sun god of the Mayas, crossed the arch of Oxkintok in Yucatan and announced the arrival of autumn at this archeological site south of Merida. According More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Campeche is full of activities for your next trip (Part 2 of 2)

When planning a trip it is important to know all the places to visit and the activities to do in the destination, for and to help you decide on your next vacation itinerary, TYT brings you Part 2 of the El Universal More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Campeche is full of activities for your next trip (Part 1 of 2)

When you are visiting the Yucatan Peninsula it is always a good idea to make a special trip to Campeche, and for those who ask, “What can we do in Campeche?”, TYT brings you the first five of 11 recommendations More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Traditional medicine in Yucatan, at risk of not surviving

The aging of traditional doctors is the factor that presents a threat to it…. MERIDA — The State Institute for the Development of Mayan Culture (Indemaya) in 2016 registered 602 traditional doctors, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Things to consider in booking a Yucatan archeological trip

According to Maygheen Tortolero from Xichen blog, one of the most complicated things while traveling is choosing the best way to get to the attractions you want to visit. Usually, this is because you are not familiar More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 14th, 2017

No intention to evict artisans from Chichén Itzá: official

MERIDA — The director of Yucatan’s Patronato Cultur (cultural agency), Dafne López Martínez, assured that there’s no project to evict the artisans of Chichén Itzá, but on the contrary, work is More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Mexican archeological sites attract more international visitors

The National Institute of Anthropology and History reported 8 million visitors at archeological sites during the first half of 2017 Since 2008, international tourism in Mexican territory didn’t have a significant More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Mayas commence “Seed” year with New Fire ritual

The Mayas, heirs of one of the great pre-Hispanic cultures of ancient Mexico, last week started the year “Seed”, the 5,125 of their cosmogony, with a ritual that coincides with the date of the beginning More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Chichen Itza may soon be free of vendors and hawkers: sources

Yucatan state government could soon announce a lobbying agreement with tourism service providers to evict the crafts vendors and hawkers who have occupied the archaeological zone of Chichen Itza for more than a More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Maya women receive 238 pesos ($13 US) for embroidered bags sold for 28,000 ($1,560 US)

International designer Christian Louboutin reaps profits from sale of handbags from Yucatan in his stores abroad, reports El Universal newspaper. MAXCANÚ, Yucatan —  Maya women from southwestern Yucatan More...