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can I get away with shorts at dinner or should I wear slacks?

Cozumel, Mexico
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1. Re: men's clothing

You can get away with it in some places, but you will likely be the only one there in shorts.

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2. Re: men's clothing

As RSDF says, you won't see many adults in shorts in Merida. It's a big city, not a beach town. Still, it's your vacation, your decision.

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I always wear pants in Merida, even when it's hot. The heat doesn't really bother me. Actually, I usually wear pants all over in Mexico, except at the beach. I like to wander around and visit churches, so I try to dress in a manner that won't be disrespectful should I wish to tour one.

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4. Re: men's clothing

Like others, I tend to wear pants. One side benefit is that it protects my lower legs from the aegyptus mosquito, which likes to hang out under tables and chairs and can carry the dengue virus.

But I have many friends, all gringos but who have lived for years in Merida, who pretty much wear shorts everywhere except to church and higher-end restaurants.

Have a good trip!

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