No trip to Merida is complete without signing up for the "Taste of Yucatan" class at Los Dos cooking school. It teaches you about the region and the food.
From the trendy beach town of Holbox to the charming colonial cities of Valladolid and Merida, our writer explores new hotels in the Yucatan.
The Mayan empire flourished between A.D. 250 and A.D. 900. Remnants of their large-scale construction projects can be seen in the Yucatan.
Eight outstanding restaurants in the Yucatan, where the chefs are cooking everything from traditional Oaxacan fare to wood-fired pizza and molecular gastronomy.
This day trip from Merida includes visits to several of the region's atmospheric haciendas and the great Mayan archaeological site of Uxmal.
On a recent trip to the Yucatan, we focused on destinations that have yet to attract cruise ships or chain hotels: Isla Holbox, Valladolid and Merida.