Mexico #2 on 2018 World’s Best Places to Retire List

With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. But finding the right location among the myriad options available can be daunting. That’s what the annual International Living Global Retirement Index does. Using input from their team of correspondents on the ground More...

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By Alex On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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“Cozumel 500 Years: Encounter of Two Cultures” Festival to be held in May

COZUMEL, Q. Roo.-The commemorative festival “Cozumel 500 Years: Encounter of Two Cultures” will take place from May 2 to 13 at the “Isla de las Golondrinas“. The program includes a concert More...

By Alex On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – JABBA THE WHAT? NO, JABIRU, A STORK

When I first saw this almost all white stork in 2013 with Bev Scott about 8 KM from San Felipe near Rancho Santo Domingo, it fed in a freshwater wetland out of camera range. That didn’t stop me from taking a photo More...

By Alex On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Chetumal is officially declared Metropolitan Area

The state government of Quintana Roo reported on April 1 that Chetumal was included in the new 15 metropolitan areas that were approved this year throughout the country, which means that the city will recieve federal More...

By Alex On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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American Travel Agent Living in Cancun Says City Is Safe (Travel Market Report)

In Cancun and Playa del Carmen, whether you work in the tourism industry or not, your life is indirectly or directly tied to tourism. So, this false, negative media coverage hurts.” Williams Yeh has been going More...

By Alex On Saturday, March 24th, 2018
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Tulum Food, Spirit & Wine Festival coming in May

The Tulum Food, Spirit & Wine Festival was officially introduced as an event that will be held for the second consecutive year in hotels and restaurants along the coastal zone and within the town of Tulum. The More...

By Alex On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Barceló Hotels and Xcaret among the winners of the 2018 Wedding Awards

On March 20, Bodas.com.mx, the world’s leading portal for weddings announced the winners of the 5th edition of the Wedding Awards, considered the most recognized awards in the world’s Wedding sector. This More...

By Alex On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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How Living Abroad Made Me a Better Person

Chuck Bolotin, of Best Places in the World to Retire, provides a perspective of how moving to Mexico can make you a better person.   When in my early twenties, after crossing the border near San Diego with More...

By Alex On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Mayan Culture Museum Chetumal, describes Maya worldview using the “Ceiba”

The Museum of the Mayan Culture in Chetumal, is one of the few museums in the world that without exhibiting pieces, figures or archaeological vestiges manages to delight with a most representative and interesting More...

By Alex On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Tulum’s caves will attract scuba divers from all over the world

TULUM, Q. Roo.- The recent findings and the fact that Tulum is known as the place with the longest underground river in the world, represent an attraction for specialized divers and will undoubtedly increase the More...