Destinations

  • Izamal: More Magical Than Ever

    There are no stoplights, speed bumps, no chain convenience stores, no banks, no traffic, no noisy motorcycles, no chain restaurants or hotels, and no pollution. This town painted in yellow has all the ingredients of a small provincial pueblo set in the 1930’s. Actually, it is all these...

  • Nightlife in Mérida

    What to see, what to do, where to go in Mérida at night... Nightlife in Mérida:

    Name the night of the week you want to go out on the town...

  • Magical Valladolid

    The lead photo is a night shot of Valladolid, including the Church of San Servacio on the main plaza....

  • Things to do in Mérida

    What to see in Mérida? What to do in Mérida? and What are the activities in Mérida? are the basic questions when planning a trip to the Yucatán....

  • Izamal



    Now doesn’t that sound wonderful? Magical towns? Yes, Mexico has 35 towns that are considered magical and one of them is here in the Yucatán… just...

  • The Path to Cenotillo

    In 2007 we drove our truck from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada through Mexico along the western coastal roads. We were looking for some place...

  • Private Villas in Izamal

    If you are looking for a different kind of lodging, with privacy, in a pretty, peaceful town, with the authentic feeling of Mexico at its best,...

  • Merida

    Mérida, a city of about 831,000 people (2010 census), is a wonderful mixture of colonial city and cosmopolitan destination...

  • Merida Hostels and Frugal Hotels

    If you're a flexible traveler and don't need a chocolate mint on your pillow to have a relaxing and memorable vacation, hostels are a great...

  • Valladolid

    Located halfway (two hours from each) between Mérida and Cancún, Valladolid, newly-named...

  • Temple and Ex Convent of Santo Domingo

    The quirky but lovely temple and ex-convent of Santo Domingo is in Uayma, a small town of 2500 inhabitants about 15 km. northwest of...

  • Paseo de Montejo Trust

    All the travel guidebooks talk about Paseo de Montejo as the “Champs...

  • Rosas & Xocolate

    Mérida is the setting for something special: the Hotel Rosas & Xocolate on...

  • Hotel Macan che Bed & Breakfast

    As their slogan says, Izamal is “so much more than a day trip.” And with that in mind, if you are...

  • The Christ of Sitilpech

    In a Catholic world in the process of consolidation, searching for means of expression, religious images are key. The evangelist mission of the...

  • The Virgin of Izamal

    Father Bernardo de Lizana wrote in the pages of the “Dictionary of Our Lady of Izamal and the...

  • Motul Market

    Renting a house on the coast? A quick trip to Motul will stock your kitchen and be a unique shopping experience!

    Just south of the...

  • Méridas of the World

    Yes, Mérida is written in plural. There are four Méridas in the world! There is a Mérida in Europe, the Asiatic Mérida and the two Méridas of the...

  • Merida Corners

    Where do you think you're going? In the early colonial days, Mérida's streets confused many of its...

  • Day trip: Campeche and Edzna

    By Reg McGhee

    We had the pleasure of spending Christmas Day 2005 and several days afterwards in sunny Campeche. It was a very enjoyable time...

  • Campeche

    Many visitors to Yucatán leave a few days in their schedule to visit the neighboring state of Campeche, and its capital colonial city of the same...

  • X'Canche, Ek Balam & Valladolid

    Confetur (Confederación Femenina Turística) a group of women who work in tourism (travel agencies, airlines, hotels, tourism press - Yucatan Today...

  • Tizimín



    The state of Yucatán not only has many Mayan pyramids, various colonial cities and 250 km. of sandy beaches, it also has some 900,000 acres of...

  • Ticul

    Referred to as the Pearl of the South, this bustling city is located 60 miles south of Mérida in...

  • Tekax

    Caves, colonial buildings, and Mayan pyramids are what make Tekax (tay-KAHSH) so special. Located in the southern part of the Yucatán, 78 miles...

  • Oxkutzcab - the State Orchard



    One of our magazine covers shows a Mayan woman showing her embroidery work from the door of her home in the village of Xo-uayan in the very...

  • Ticul Pottery and Ceramics 



    The large pueblo of Ticul is located along the Puuc...

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