Useful links for Merida, Mexico
Here our selection of web pages about Mexico, Yucatan.
This list is not exhaustive!
Yucatanliving: website for English-speaking expatriates.
Quoi de neuf Merida : website for French-speaking people and France lovers; portraits, articles and great advice. Essential for new residents !
Merida : Official website of the municipality of Merida. Touristic and cultural information
Yucatantoday : Yucatan travel magazine
Mexico Guru: Mexico Guru is a website created by two women who fell in love withMexicoearly on, a travel writer and a webmaster. They live inMexicoand have been exploring the country, between both of them, for more than 50 years! Complete and valuable information!
Merida is full of places to go out partying at night, here are our favorites!
La Fundacion : have a glass of mezcal… or many! taste the “grasshopper” tacos and dance all night long!!
Dicho lugar : alternative art gallery showing documentaries and organizing parties
La 68 : this cultural center offers outdoor documentary screenings, workshops, a shop and a small restaurant. A very friendly place!
La Negrita : before going out and party, have a little warm-up at the cantina to eat “botanas” and drink a beer! Open until 10pm.
Le Mayan Pub : You enjoy live music? This is the place to go : a great atmosphere in the garden and a feel of local entertainment.
InMerida, the cultural scene, traditional or alternative, is a gold pot : you’ll always find something to do during your stay, even if it’s a short one!
Cinema Cairo : Want to see a good movie or rent a DVD? There’s no better place than Cinema Cairo!
Tapanco centro cultural : the place to be for fans of plays.
Los Dos, Cooking School : The only cooking school in Merida dedicated exclusively to the regional cuisine of Yucatán.
Mayan Ecotours: Agency specialized in ecotourism, snorkeling in cenotes with lunch at Casa Maya, abseiling, scuba-diving, cavern discovery, kayaking and archaeological sites visits. Guides are trained in ecotourism. Full equipment included for all activities.
There’s nothing better than a good Spanish lesson in class with a teacher to improve your Spanish, but to maintain your knowledge, you will find on the internet a variety of audio and written ressources. Here is a small selection!
Calle 55 : our website provides you with new cultural content every month. With the “Video of the month,” you work on understanding the spoken language; with the “Character of the month,” you work on comprehension of a writen document and enhance your knowledge of the Latin culture.
Veintemundos: A variety of ressources (with audio transcriptions) to stay in touch with the Latin culture and work your Spanish when you get back home!
Audio Lingua: classified by levels, Audio Lingua documents allow you to work on your listening and comprehension skills.
Juan Manuel Soto Arrivi website: plenty of exercises to work on your Spanish grammar and conjugation skills.
La Jornada: Daily national mexican newspaper.
Kiosko: Have a look at the front pages of the newspapers around the world ! A general overview to find what you’re looking for.