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Lent in Mexico

Mexico is a very religious country, we have a lot of religious festivities throughout the year, including the lent. | Lent is a time of repentance and conversion which marks the church to reflect and prepare for the feast of the Passover. Lent lasts 40...

Thinking of studying Spanish in Yucatan?

Many young students would like to learn a foreign language; a good tip to have the language immersion is traveling to a city where you can learn about culture in an atmosphere of safety, fun, and with families that allow you to practice what you...

Mexican Posadas

Originally the posadas began in the Augustinian churches in colonial times, in order to evangelize the natives. These are done in December and end on the 24th. In a traditional Mexican posada we depict Mary and Joseph into the pilgrimage, when finally they are received, the...

Canteens in Mexico

In Mexico, the canteen is an experience that everyone should live more than once in his life and is well known that the bars in our country are considered tourist spots to visit and include in the agenda. A bar is the meeting point by tradition...

Hanal Pixan

The Hanal pixan has deep prehispanic roots, in Maya “Hanal” means food and “Pixán” Soul that gives life to the body, ‘Food of souls’ and is celebrated by the Mayan people. In Yucatan is celebrated getting a home altar with pictures of deceased relatives with...

Merida City

It is the capital of the state of Yucatán is 9 feet above sea level, the climate is tropical, and the languages ​​spoken are Spanish and Maya. The currency used is the Mexican Peso. The city was founded by Francisco de Montejo “El Mozo” on January 6th, in...

Izamal, Magical town

Izamal is considered a magic village because the historical relevance, symbolism, legends, and religious importance. It’s a beautiful colonial town founded in the XVI century on the vestiges of an ancient Mayan city. It’s located just an hour away from Merida City. Its name is...

Protected Natural Areas – ECOTOURISM

If what you like is ecotourism, in Yucatan we have these 3 natural wonders you MUST visit: Celestun, Rio Lagartos and Arrecife Alacranes Rio Lagartos is a special biosphere reserve located 21 Km from Merida City, it is rich in vegetation and ecosystems. Imagine go fishing, spend...

Colonial Cities in Mexico

In Mexico some cities have vestiges of the colonial era occurred in the XVI century. These cities are rich in culture, architecture and many of them are Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Which means once identified, all the priceless and irreplaceable assets are protected, and the...

Caves and Cenotes in Yucatan – My Experience

Visiting a cenote is appreciating all the ducts made by water streams and adventure to unknown inside the dark caves where only the guides are your eyes. The past weekend, we went to inspect some caves and cenotes, because we want to offer a new...