When studying abroad in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, you can picture yourself indulging in delicious Mexican cooking, dancing to Mariachi music, and taking a siesta in the shade of a nearby tree. Not only is the Yucatan brimming with immaculate beaches, warm Caribbean waters, and historically rich Mayan ruins, it is home to arguably the most hospitable people on the planet. From traditional music and dances to elaborate fiestas, Mexican culture is steeped in folk and ritual. The country’s unbeatable terrain and welcoming people make it a hot spot for travelers. Yet, it is Mexico’s rich folk traditions that make it an ideal culture to study and immerse yourself in. So don a mask for El Dia de los Muertos and come find yourself in what Mexico has to offer!