April 13, 2016
David Sterling, Merida, Yucatan

David Sterling of Merida Yucatan

In today’s episode I talk with David Sterling, who was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. He was always intrigued by art and food even […]
March 9, 2016
Magician's Pyramid at Uxmal Ruins

Mayan Magic – The Folk Tale of the Magician’s Pyramid at Uxmal Ruins

The tallest structure at the Uxmal Ruins is called either the Magician’s Pyramid, or the Pyramid of the Dwarf, or the Sorcerer’s Pyramid. There is a […]
February 24, 2016

Riviera Maya and Yucatan Memories – Uxmal Ruins

There are a lot of great memories from your Riviera Maya and Yucatan trips but where were your all time favorite memories? Uxmal comes pretty high […]
May 6, 2015

Quick Guide to Merida – Easy Vacation Planning

Merida is a big city, a very big city, but thankfully it does not feel like a big city. It is this small city feel to […]
March 11, 2015

Fernando Castro Pacheco – A Fascinating and Influential Yucatecan Artist

When I first stepped into the Governor’s Palace in Merida, I was mesmerized by the 27 large paintings by local artist Fernando Castro Pacheco. Once I […]
January 22, 2014
Art tour in Yucatan, Mexico

Yucatan Vacation Tip – Merida Art Tour

February 15, 2014, the Merida English Library is hosting the Artists’ Studio Tour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  This is a rare chance to step inside […]
January 20, 2014
cantinas in yucatan mexico

Yucatan Vacation Tip – DIY Merida Cantina Crawl

Cantinas have always been a part of Mexican culture. The phrase “Mexican cantina” brings to mind smokey saloons filled with gun slingers. However, the cantinas of today […]
November 15, 2013

Yucatan Vacation Tip – NEW Workshop

Have you ever thought about relocating to Mexico? The Merida English Library is now offering a home buying workshop and tour for visitors who have caught […]
November 5, 2013
Art galleries in Merida, Yucatan

Yucatan Photo of the Day – NEW at Soho Gallery

Soho Galleries in Merida, Yucatan has just opened a new exhibit entitled “Fossils and Fantasies”. Artists, through photography, sculpture, painting and mixed media, will explore the […]
October 30, 2013

Dia de los Muertos – A Celebration of Life and Death

From October 30th to November 2nd, Day of the Dead is a huge celebration throughout Latin countries. It is a time to remember and honor those […]
October 30, 2013
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Yucatan Vacation Tip – Day of the Dead Parade in Merida

Each year on October 31, the dead come alive and walk the streets of Merida, Yucatan. The annual Dia de los Muertos Parade is filled with […]
October 24, 2013
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Yucatan Photo of the Day – Cultural Festival is in Full Swing!

The International Festival of the Maya Culture in Yucatan is in full swing! Live music is everywhere in Merida…all for FREE! These local musicians in their […]
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