Commentary: The privilege of being able to move to another country

Leonie Jarrett, currently Communications and Fundraising Manager at Na’atik Language and Cultural Institute in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, hails from London, UK. In this post for TYT, she shares her thoughts on the privilege of being able to move to another country. I wound up living in Felipe Carrillo Puerto due to the opportunity More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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OPINION: México, a racist and status-based country

Sergio Negrete Cardenas writes in Alto Nivel that Mexico’s paradox is that we show-off our “mestizaje” (miscegenation) as a type of a superior fusion, but we are ashamed of it if it is inclined More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Mahahual to Chetumal: An otherworldly lake, a time machine, and great presents for everyone    

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. Chuck invites us to visit with him More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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‘Where The Yucatán Kisses Your Soul Goodnight’: Say hello to Chablé wellness resort

The rustle of the wind cradling the whispers of the leaves on the trees, and the cha-cha-cha of the birds completed the embrace of the private splash pool from my hammock at Chablé Resort in the Yucatán.   This More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Akumal to Mahahual: Way better than a spa day    

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. Shsssh! Chuck asks us not to tell More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Commentary: The “Un” Word (Part 2)

“I had not been living, just breathing for a while, feeling stuck, fat, ugly, hopeless, unappreciated, unloved and all words beginning with “un” you can imagine” In this deeply personal post for More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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Driving Mexico’s Riviera Maya (Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Akumal and Tulum): From modern resorts to Mayan ruins    

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. Chuck invites us to come along to More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Is fruit good or bad for you? A science-backed answer

Here in Yucatan we have many options for including delicious fresh fruits in our diets. This post by Helen Sanders, editor of healthambition.com, explains why most fruits can be very healthy for most of us to eat. Fruit More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Commentary: The “Un” Word (Part 1)

“I had not been living, just breathing for a while, feeling stuck, fat, ugly, hopeless, unappreciated, unloved and all words beginning with “un” you can imagine” In this deeply personal post for More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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From Merida to Valladolid to Akumal: Interesting friends, pronouncing ‘G’ in Spanish, and pre-planned inspiration

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. Chuck writes that, as their road trip More...