January 8, 2018
Amaro Restaurant Merida

The best artesian cuisine of Merida can be found in the historic part of town at Amaro Restaurant

Pizza is pizza, right? Wrong. Amaro Restaurant in Merida has created some locally inspired pizzas that bring people back again and again. I love local foods […]
December 19, 2017
Manjar Blanco Restaurant, Merida Yucatan

The Best of the Yucatan is Marinated, Sauteed, Smoked Then Devoured

Manjar Blanco Restaurant opened in Merida, Yucatan in November 2011. It was a dream come true for Miriam Peraza Rivero, owner, founder, and a real “Cocinera […]
December 1, 2017

Merida Must See Historical Sites – Cathedral San Ildefonso in the Historic District

This 16th century Cathedral located in Merida’s Historical District holds cultural and historical secrets within its walls. Catedral San Ildefonso is not only the oldest cathedral […]
November 20, 2017

If You’re a Reader You Will Love These Books On The Yucatan

There are some exceptional books that recount Mexico’s local history in the Yucatan. Books cover the Mayan Ruins, life in the Yucatan, Mayan women, and the […]
November 17, 2017
Casa de Gemelas Merida

Must-see Merida Historical Buildings – Casa Gemelas (The Twin Houses)

Las Casas Gemelas are just two of many architectural gems that line the famous Paseo de Montejo in Merida. Local Hacienda owners bought up streetside properties […]
October 5, 2017

Merida Restaurant Review – Pistache French Bakery

Bonjour, oops, Bienvenidos, oops Welcome to Pistache, where France meets Mexico on Paseo de Montejo., ironically Merida’s grand avenue that mimics the Champs-Élysées of Paris. Savor […]
September 27, 2017

Lovin’ the Laid-back Lifestyle in Costa Maya with Parrish Konda

Originally from the cold white north in Saskatchewan, Canada, Parrish Konda worked in sales. He now lives in the capital city of Yucatan, Merida. Parrish can’t […]
June 12, 2017

The Great Museum of the Mayan World – Merida

  El Gran Museo del Mundo Maya in Merida has four permanent galleries and two temporary exhibit galleries in an award winning building just at the […]
February 27, 2017

Loco Adventure – Museum of the Sacred Heart – New Museum

When I went off to Merida at the end of January, I stumbled across a new museum in the outskirts of the city. It was one […]
February 22, 2017

A Tasty Way to See Mexico with Chef Mario Canul

Head Chef and Instructor at Los Dos Cooking School, Mario Canul joins me on the podcast to share his favorite places to eat in Mexico, what […]
February 13, 2017

Puuc Route – Mayan Ruins and So Much More

We have traveled the Ruta de Puuc (Puuc Route) many times and find more interesting things to see along what others call, the Mayan Highway. It […]
February 9, 2017

5 Great Tacos Chef Redzepi Will Want To Try in Merida – And You Will Too!

  The New York Times ‘T Magazine’ has published various articles on the best Mexican tacos. Love this! Chef Rene Redzepi, owner and world class chef […]
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