New York Red Bulls MLS Soccer Team Visits Mexico

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New York Red bull Mexico Yucatan Holidays

The New York Red Bulls, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the MLS (Major League Soccer) is about to arrive in Cancun to begin their two month preseason schedule for 2011. Yucatan Holidays, the Cancun-based travel agency, is the main sponsor of their preseason visit to Mexico. Next Friday, February 4th, the New […]

A Day in Merida | Visit Tips

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Traditional Yucatecan Dancers

Merry Merida, Mexico tis merry indeed. Just a hop, skip and short-bus ride away from Mexico’s main tourist regions of Cancun and the Riviera Maya, Merida captures the tried-and-true Mexican spirit of colonialism, extremely warm and welcoming people, a thriving culture and regional cuisine that can easily be found on one of many of the […]

Must-Know Spanish phrases (for your next Mexico trip)

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Mexican Phrases

Traveling to Mexico soon? There are some things we recommend you carry with you for an unforgettable vacation: your camera, city maps, and this list of must-know Spanish phrases. 1. “Disculpe. ¿còmo llego a ___?” “Excuse me, how do I get to___?” Cancun is easy to navigate, but in case you get lost and need […]

The History Behind Paradise: How Cancun was Born

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Cancun

It’s hard to imagine, but there are still many people who haven’t experienced what a fantastic resort town Cancun is. Part of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, Cancun is rich in cultural influence and ripe with tropical nature. Cancun before Cancun Before Cancun became a tourist town and before the Spanish occupation, the Yucatan Peninsula […]

10 Mexican Traditions for the New Year

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Firework Mexico city at NewYear

In Mexico, Christmas does not end on New Year’s Day. Continuing through Epiphany or El Dia de los Reyes (day of the kings or wise men) on January 6th, when Mexican children traditionally receive their Christmas gifts, Christmas in Mexico extends further to February 2nd, El Dia de la Candelaria, when the nativity scene and […]

Hidden Treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula

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The Yucatan Peninsula is filled with extraordinary natural wonders, such as Mayan ruins hidden in tropical jungles, white sand beaches, clear blue seas, enchanting cenotes, underground river and cave systems, and endangered plant and animal species. Beyond the resort towns where the Maya Indians once flourished, a tropical world of hidden natural attractions and cultural […]

Celebrating Christmas the Mexican Way

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Posada Mexican Traditions

The entire house smells like cinnamon and baked apples that just remind you of Christmas at home. The dreary cold outside makes the sparkling Christmas tree lights even more welcoming. It’s Christmas time and all around the world, people are warming up their hot chocolate, hot apple cider, or simply escaping the cold all together […]

Food Creations of the Yucatan: Top 3 Mexican Recipes

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Yucatan Cuisine

The Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is Mayan country and that means all kinds of fascinating surprises, from ancient Mayan pyramids and tropical jungles to sacred cenotes and succulent food. Consisting of three Mexican states − Yucatan, Campeche, and Quintana Roo (home to Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and the Riviera Maya) − the peninsula has a […]

International Travel with Kids: 5 Important Details

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Enjoying a Family Vacation!

We don’t have to tell you that traveling with children is predictably unpredictable, but if you’re prepared, you can have a fun family vacation. It requires some extra planning − especially for international travel − but provides an opportunity to spend quality time with your family, which is often difficult with today’s hectic routines. Vacationing […]