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Review: Yucatan Flavours Festival, Merida, Mexico

11/12/2022 by .
Yucatan Flavours Festival

Rupert Parker visits Merida for the first “Sabores de Yucatán” Yucatan Flavours festival and also hears about Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022.

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Exploring the Maya Trail, Mexico

18/02/2021This entry was posted in Mexico, Newsletter, South America, Yucatan and tagged , on by .

Take the Tequila Express

08/05/2018 by .
Mike Gerrard on Herradura Express

Every Saturday morning at 11am a train leaves Mexico’s second city, Guadalajara, heading for a small town of about 14,000 people in the Jalisco highlands: Amatitan. Mike Gerrard takes the express train to Herradura, Mexico’s oldest tequila distillery. 

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Holbox International Gastronomy Festival. Mexico

14/12/2016 by .
Colima Girl

Holbox is a tiny island, off the Northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, but every year, for three days, it stages the Holbox International Gastronomy Festival.

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Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel, Riviera Maya

22/08/2013This entry was posted in Hotel Reviews, Mayakoba, Mexico, South America and tagged , , , on by .
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If anyone could bring a touch of class to an area whose rep has been damaged by overbuilding and too many package tourists, it’s Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel,. The company which now owns the Savoy, magnificently restored to its art deco glory days, has shown, in its Mayakoba resort on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, that it can also do eco-resorts.

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