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Happy Birthday Merida

On January 6, the gracious capital of the state of Yucatan is 469 years old! It is celebrating the anniversary of its foundation by Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo y León the Younger in 1542 amidst the deserted ruins of a much earlier…
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A Mexican Christmas

When you travel abroad it is always interesting to see and experience different customs and this is certainly the case in Mexico. Mexicans celebrate Navidad with great gusto, surrounded by their families and deeply conscious of the reason for…
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Chocolate and Cacao: Food of the gods.

Chocolate: Divine Drink of Kings As you munch your way through a chocolate bar or sip a creamy mug of cocoa, do you ever stop and wonder how mankind ever came up with such a heavenly taste? It may come as a surprise to you to find out that…
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Fall Equinox at Chichén Itzá

The ancient Mayan capital of Chichén Itzá casts its spell whenever you visit it but on the day of the fall Equinox, the Pyramid of Kukulcán in the Great Plaza becomes a stairway to heaven and an ancient god returns to earth. Also known…

The Royal Resorts presents: This is Mexico! - Coffee

The Royal Resorts proudly present This is Mexico! a series of short videos showcasing the best that Mexico has to offer to the world. In this episode we talk about Coffee, one of the most exported products of Mexico. Harvested mainly in the…

Viva Mexico, 200 Years of Independence & Chiles en Nogada

Viva Mexico, 200 Years of Independence The evening of September 15, Mexicans gather to celebrate Independence, their most important fiesta with music, song and dance, food, drink and fireworks. They listen to their President strike the liberty…

Mayan Majesty

Journey through time and explore the Mayan treasures of the Yucatán, mysterious ruined cities that are the legacy of one of the most advanced civilizations ever to flourish in the Americas. Temple builders, intrepid seafarers, gifted artists,…