Collected by Lisa Kisch
[no name], Paseo de Montejo 470B, Zona Paseo Montejo, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
Savor French pastries, lemon tart, great coffee, and free wifi as you feel french-ish in the center of Merida. This French bakery is as authentic as you can get and is open until 10 P.M.
Calle 60 X 17 y 19, Plan de Ayala, 97118 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
If you want to experience pork tacos with homemade salsas, El Casito de Michoacan is only open Wednesday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Homemade salsas are put on some of the largest tacos we have seen. Order one to start as this taqueria could...
Calle 41 414, Las Brisas, 97144 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
This night spot has delicious Arabic style tacos that are slowly roasted on a swarma like spit. It is the thick flour tortillas and garlic cream that makes this Mexican taco a bit different from other taquerias. Bacon, mushrooms, or beans are just...
Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico
Nachos are not Yucatecan and some people say they are not even Mexican. Whatever the origin, nachos have become a national Mexican dish thanks to the abundance of fresh ingredients and creative recipes developed over time. In Yucatan the nachos...
Yucatán, 72470 Puebla, Pue., Mexico
Las Coloradas is a small fishermen town in the east corner of the Yucatecan coast inside Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, the Yucatan’s largest wetland area. This little known part of Yucatán has picturesque and unordinary landscapes, a giant salt...
calle 4, Celestun, Centro, 97367 Celestún, Yuc., Mexico
If you come to Yucatan and you don’t visit the “rias” where the flamingos inhabit, it is as if you go to Australia and you don’t see a kangaroo. Flamingos can be seen in the wetlands all along the Yucatan Peninsula in almost any month of the year....
Ekbalam, Yuc., Mexico
Visitors to the Yucatán and the Riviera Maya never miss Chichen Itza, but there is another hidden and almost unknown archaeological Mayan ruin called Ek’ Balam. Set in jungle, the site is not well known because it was discovered much later than...
Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n, 6800 Mérida, Badajoz, Spain
Merida is an instantly likable city and easily reached from Madrid on a day trip. Life is slower in Extremadura; upon our stepping out of the car, palm trees were gently swaying in the breeze, and the pace of life on the streets felt just right—...
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