More Flights to Cancun

Several major airlines have added Cancun to their flight network in recent months, a sign of the Mexican Caribbean’s enduring popularity for world travelers. Air France’s inaugural flight on the direct Paris-Cancun route arrived at Cancun…

A Night at the Theater

Cancun’s Universidad del Caribe is hosting a series of cultural events open to students and the general public. The program for winter 2011 and spring 2012 features plays transmitted from the National Theatre of London, UK and operas from…

Puerto Morelos Music Fest

For the seventh year running, the main square in Puerto Morelos is hosting a Music Festival from January 26-28 and February 2-4 in the evenings. All concerts are free and include gypsy and Celtic, jazz, rock, reggae, pop, blues, salsa, Mayan…

Cancun to Host Food Festival 2012

Foodies, put this event in your schedule, the First Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival will take place in Cancun, March 15 – 18. Leading chefs from Mexico, Spain, United States, Canada, France, Peru and Chile will pay tribute to Mexican…

World Music with Mexico’s Mariachis

Mexico’s mariachi music and culture has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO in the intangible category reserved for traditions. It joins Mexican cuisine, Day of the Dead festivities, indigenous music from Michoacan, the Papantla Flyers…

Merida is 470 Years Old

Merida, the historic capital of the Yucatan was 470 years old on January 6! On this day in 1542, Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo y Leon the Younger “El Mozo,” founded his new city amidst the ruins of a much earlier Mayan capital…

Center of Merida Gets a Facelift

The historic heart of Merida, state capital of the Yucatan has had a facelift. Work has taken place in the main square, Calle 60, 61 and 62 and will extend outwards for nine blocks, encompassing the streets leading to San Juan Park, the Arco…