Traveling to Mexico this summer? Condé Nast Traveler recommends Merida

Colonial House (Photo: Condé Nast Traveler)

According to Condé Nast Traveler it’s worth hopping on a plane down to Mérida this summer for its sherbet-hued architecture alone. The weather is (finally) warming up and we’re turning our attentions to summer vacation. Here’s where to go. Colonial House (Photo: Condé Nast Traveler) Planning summer travel is exciting—but it More...

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Flamingos at Celestun Lagoon, with the Mangrove in the back (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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The natural wonders of Yucatan are appealing to Mexican travelers

They point out that it isn’t necessary to leave Mexico to find great natural sites like cenotes. MERIDA — In the United States, the marketing organization, Brand USA, warns about the fall of trips to that More...

Tourists visit archeological site at the beach in Tulum National Park, Quintana Roo state, Mexico on March 22, 2017.   (Photo DANIEL SLIM/AFP/Getty Images)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Hollywood escapes to Valle de Guadalupe, Tulum, and San Miguel de Allende

Rihanna was the biggest thing to happen to Valle de Guadalupe, a village, about a five-hour drive from L.A., when she visited the formerly sleepy ranchero-filled wine-producing valley, according to Hollywood Reporter. It’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Finally, American Airlines to start Miami-Mérida flights

After six-month delay, the American Airlines route will be inaugurated. MERIDA – After a six-month delay, American Airlines finally has announced startup of its Miami-Mérida-Miami flight, which will arrive at More...

Riviera Maya (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Five best places to live in Mexico include Merida and Riviera Maya

According to International Living, Mexico is not only the nearest destination abroad for U.S. and Canadian expats; it is also one of the most popular. More than a million expats are estimated to live in Mexico full- More...

Riviera Maya (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Riviera Maya the star of “Outlet Expo Vacations 2017”

MERIDA — The eleventh edition of Outlet Expo 2017, which is being held from May 12 to 14 at the Convention Center Siglo XXI, from 9 am to 9 pm, is attracting many representatives of the tourism industry as More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Cozumel is the preferred destination for cruises worldwide

COZUMEL — The port of Cozumel, Quintana Roo, will be the number one destination for cruises worldwide this year, with 3, 607,885 passengers and 1,111 scheduled arrivals, according to projections of the lines More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Uxmal impresses both with scale and details

UXMAL, Yucatan — The Uxmal Mayan archaeological site impresses not only with its large scale, but also with its fascinating details. Uxmal, which along with Chichén Itza is included on UNESCO’s list More...

photo: Amber Gibson
By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Head to the heart of tequila land for Cinco de Mayo

Amber Gibson, contributor for Forbes Magazine, and author and photographer for other major news outlets, brings us the ultimate “Cinco de mayo” celebration in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. Mezcal may be More...

Air France Boeing-777 (Photo: Google)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Air France increasing Paris-Cancun flights frequency

The flights previously were only available from October to April. CANCUN – To celebrate its 65th anniversary in Mexico and in response to the strong Mexican demand, Air France-KLM announced that starting this More...