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Doritos commercial in Mexico is a touching coming out story

A Doritos Mexico ad is lighting up the Internet with its sweet message of acceptance.

Mérida is ranked the 3rd-most-friendly city in the world

Merida is one of the world's friendliest cities, according to a magazine survey. Photo: Getty Mérida has made...

Merida a Top 3 choice in Conde Nast 2020 readers’ poll

Photo: Getty Even amid a pandemic, travelers did not forget Merida when casting votes for the "Best Small...

Invited to promote Yucatan, social media influencers kicked out of Uxmal

Influencers may be popular online, but not with people who protect Yucatan’s archaeological sites. Photo: Instagram Fashionable social...

New HBO series finds expat retirees happily living in Merida

Ravi Patel, right, with parents Champa and Vasant Patel, enjoy Mexico in matching outfits. Photo: HBO The first...

Fox News streaming service targets expats, starting in Mexico

Fox News is reaching out to expats. Photo: AP Fox News is launching an international streaming service to...

‘House Hunters’ again in Merida, now with a single mom and...

A single mom takes her daughters to Merida in a new episode of "House Hunters International." Photo: HGTV

Uncovered in a forgotten rock video: 1980s Yucatan

The American glam metal band Cinderella in 1987 recorded its Gypsy Road video in Yucatan, capturing several slices of daily life when life was simpler on the Peninsula.

Burger King’s spicy new burger is ‘Only for Mexicans’

A commercial for Burger King Mexico pokes fun at Americans who can't handle their spicy new burger. Photo: Adweek

Merida on top of Travel + Leisure reader’s poll for 4th...

OK, so maybe Merida is a long shot to become Conde Nast Traveler's "Best City in the World," but here's a consolation prize if we need it.

Merida on Thrillist’s list of Mexico’s most underrated cities

Merida is a "hidden gem," writes Thrillist. Photo: Getty Yucatan’s "multi-hued capital," Merida, "is also Mexico’s unsung cultural...

Journalists in Yucatan organize, plan training sessions for reporting the news

Photo: Punto Medio In the context of the Freedom of Expression Day, journalists from Yucatan talked about organizing...

Aeromexico campaign scales the U.S. border walls

Uplifting message: There are no borders in the sky.

Fodor’s puts Merida on its 2019 ‘Go List’

Fodor's has high praise for Merida. Illustration: Fodor's "This crumbling and colorful city in the Yucatan is the...

A tale of 2 Yucatan restaurants, by a visiting critic from...

Vancouver Sun restaurant columnist Mia Stainsby concluded a visit to Naples, Fla., with a hop over the Gulf of Mexico for some food.

A trip to tropical Merida by a woman traveling solo (and...

"As a woman traveling alone, I hadn’t expected to feel as comfortable as I explored the city day and night on my late November trip," says a travel writer in the Los Angeles Times.

Latest ‘House Hunter’ in Yucatan is a Californian with a $50k...

Not too long after airing the story of a family from North Carolina, here's another "House Hunters International" in Merida.

Reality show about socialites, expats, triggers backlash

In a country where most people have darker skin and about half the population lives in poverty, a reality show about the light-skinned elite has generated backlash.

Tabloid war in Mérida: Publimetro handed out for free during morning...

Shaking up a city where several newspapers struggle to get readers to pay for their print editions, Megamedia announced a no-charge tabloid which will circulate mainly in the north.

Netflix reality show will feature expats in Mexico

We always thought expats would be good fodder for a reality show. We even joked about it here, only to see it get real on YouTube.

‘House Hunters International’ airs travel bloggers’ quest for home base in...

"Tommo and Megsy" search for a Centro rental for US$500. But she wants a pool and he wants his dream kitchen.

Small team weeds out fake news during Mexico’s election season

A news verification outlet has partners with local papers across the country, ranging from Diario de Yucatán in Mérida to the national media behemoth Milenio, to fight "fake news."

Valladolid is indeed an escape from ‘Yucatán Disneyland’

Staying at an all-inclusive "margarita-infused Disneyland in the Yucatan" for a wedding, Rita Ireland and her husband knew they could do better once they checked out.

Camera crews return to Mérida, this time for Travel Channel documentary

For the second time in less than a month, Mérida is the setting for a film.