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In the Mexican city of Mérida, where I have a vacation home, the chatter has been building over the last few years about a mysterious hacienda hotel... Read More

Of all the Mayan wonders hidden within Mexico's jungles, none is more well-known than Chichen Itza. Easily the best restored Yucatan archeological site,... Read More

See more Best Places to Eat Like a LocalMussels at De Noordzee, BrusselsSqueeze in amid the regulars at this outdoor fish stall—they’re all devouring... Read More

Set to open any minute now, the Mayan-influenced, 17-room Rosas & Xocolate, in Mérida, Mexico, is a gustatory experience as enticing as the hotel’s... Read More

Though I had seen hundreds of photos of Chichén Itzá, I was still overwhelmed when I encountered the spectacular Mayan site for the first time. But I... Read More

Motel of the FutureHaving stayed in many poorly designed motel rooms, we were glad to see "Motels Restyled" [August], in which T&L invited designers... Read More

James KellyJames Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, N. Mex.hot spot The Tate Restaurant (in London's old Tate). It has completely old-fashioned service,... Read More

Hoping to attract American golfers to exotic warm-weather locales that can be readily accessed from the States, real estate developers and hoteliers are... Read More

Like pilgrims who trek to far-flung places to catch the sun at equinox, I have come to Dzitnup cenote, in the center of the state of Yucatán, Mexico, at... Read More

Church bells are pealing as I enter the Plaza Grande, Mérida's main square, which is bordered by 16th-century Spanish colonial buildings and the oldest... Read More

See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts.Imagine yourself, for an indulgent moment, sunbathing on Tiririca Beach in Brazil’s Bahia. Palm trees cast... Read More

Taj MahalEmperor Shah Jahan, in 1632, commissioned this most famous of all mausoleums for his favorite wife, Mumtaz. One of the greatest examples of... Read More

GEORGIA Raw Tupelo HoneyA citrus infusion harvested each April along the Altamaha River. (912/234-0688; www.savannahbee.com, $19.99)AUSTRALIA Natural... Read More

I sat on a limestone block at the apex of the giant pyramid, gazing south. The wind sent green waves lapping through the treetops below me, cutting the... Read More

MexicoCooking ClassesExplore local markets in Mérida with a chef and pick up the ingredients for sopa lima (lime soup), and panuchos and salbutes ... Read More

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