Tag: Yucatan

Mexican Entrepreneurs Relaunch Aguas Frescas Start-Up, Cobá, Win Award

The MEXICO Report  Los Angeles based start-up beverage company Cobá, unveiled their revamped brand at the Natural Products Expo West and took home the sought after award of Top 5 Beverage Products at this national showcase among thousands of exhibitors…

2012 Declared Year of Mayan Culture

The MEXICO Report The Congress of the State of Yucatán unanimously approved the decree declaring “2012 – Year of Mayan Culture”. The purpose of the decree recognizing and declaring the year 2012 as “Year of the Mayan Culture”, is to set…

Mérida, Yucatán – Nature’s Eye Candy

The MEXICO Report By Susie Albin-Najera Mérida, the capital city of the state of Yucatán in the southeast region of Mexico, was founded in 1542 over the ruins of the ancient Mayan city Ichcaanziho and built from the sacred stones…

Merida’s First Festival of New Yucatecan Cuisine K’óoben Celebrates Unique and Diverse Cuisine, November 26 – December 3, 2010

The MEXICO Report MERIDA, Yucatán, Mexico — Seven of Mexico’s most renowned chefs will travel to Mérida, Nov. 26 – Dec. 3 to participate in the  First Festival of New Yucatecan Cuisine, K’óoben. The Maya word k’óoben, translates as “kitchen”,…

From Cancun to Mérida, Colonial Splendor in The Yucatán Capital

The MEXICO Report By Susie Albin-Najera (Mundo Maya Tourism Fair, Mérida, Yucatán,  Mexico; Oct 16 – 19, 2010) Walking out of the Cancun airport at dusk, we were greeted by a smiling representative from Mundo Maya who was holding a sign…

16 Positive Things About Mexico (and I’m only getting started!)

On the plane from Los Angeles to Cancun, a mother was traveling with her husband and two children.  Since she and her husband were not seated together, and one of their seats was next to us, they each took turns…