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Day of the Dead

When You’re Better Off Dead in Mexico: Day of the Dead Mexico

While Americans are celebrating Halloween and All Saints’ Day, Mexico has its own sort of eerie celebration. Día de Muertos or Day of the Dead which began as a ritual by the Aztecs 3,000 years ago is now publically celebrated on November 2nd as a way to honor friends and family who have passed on. […]

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Yucatan Hacienda

Running a Business, Restoring a Hacienda, and Raising a Family in Mexico’s Yucatan State

Angela Damman is one of those people that can do it all.  And in Telchac Pueblo, she has done just that. Four years ago, she and her husband Scott sold their home is Salida, Colorado.  They gathered up their children, four-year-old India, and two-year-old Finley, and headed for the Yucatan state of Mexico. Telchac is […]

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Exploring Yucatan with Kids

When it comes to finding a family-friendly vacation spot that offers perfect weather, vibrant colonial cities, calm crystal-water beaches, important and fun cultural sites, and delicious local cuisine, few places can beat the Yucatán state of Mexico. Mérida, the capital of the Yucatán state, is a great base for exploring the region.  The city itself […]

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Exploring Mexico’s Yucatán

Vibrant colonial cities, delicious regional Mayan food, unique cultural experiences, and largely undiscovered beaches make the Yucatán state of Mexico an up-and-coming tourist destination. Abutting Cancun and the Riviera Maya which have become crowded, commercial, and very expensive, the Yucatán region offers a more authentic Mexican experience. Safety is another factor adding to the growing […]

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5 Sunny Mexican Beaches to Escape the Winter Blues

With much of the U.S experiencing one of the chilliest winters in recent history, the thought of spreading a towel on a warm, palm-lined beach or curling up with a book under an ocean front palapa is very appealing.  Add to that the affordability and safety of many of Mexico’s tourist areas and you have […]

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Devouring my way through the Yucatán

Apparently mom was right — my eyes ARE bigger than my stomach.  Still, I gave it a good go as I scoffed my way through my recent trip through the Yucatán.  From the colonial cities of Merida, Valladolid, Izamal, San Pedro Nophat, Kanasín to the Gulf beach towns of Progreso and Telchec, to the tourist city of Cancun… […]

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