Spotlight feature on shipwreck of the Matanceros, a historic Spanish shipwreck salvaged by CEDAM marine archaeologists
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Vaquerias are a religious and economic celebration honoring the patron saint of either a Hacienda or a Yucatan village. Merida offers performances every Sunday
Jennifer Mathews has crafted the comprehensive text on the history of chewing gum production in the Americas.
Merida has so many must-see historical sites in the city. The rich history of this Yucatan capital city has something for everyone.
On a recent trip to Uxmal, a favored ruin in the Yucatan, we fell upon one of those surprises, the Eco Chocolate Museum.
Kings Day, or El Dia de los Tres Reyes, is the conclusion of the 12 days of Christmas and celebrates the journey of the 3 wise men finding the baby Jesus.
There are many Mexican traditions for New Years Eve, and many have been shared here on the Local Scoop. One favorite tradition is to eat twelve grapes at midnight on 31st December, making a wish on each grape.
But the most fun tradition is the yellow or red underwear tradition. Yes you read that correctly. If you wear yellow underwear you will have financial success in 2016
The Posada of Mexico is a tradition brought from the Spanish that runs from December 16 - 24th. Though rooted in religion, many people are attracted to this tradition purely for community.
This 16th century Cathedral located in Merida’s Historical District holds cultural and historical secrets within its walls.
Find some basic phases and words in Maya. This short description shows how the Maya spell and pronounce their ancient language.