Baja California

Robert Redford Rosarito Beach Hotel Baja Studios Adds Redford Film to Repertoire - Less than an hour’s drive from San Diego, standing sentry over 3,000 feet of craggy Pacific coast, is Baja Studios, best known for filming epic blockbuster hits like Titanic, Pearl Harbor, and Master and Commander. The self-contained production facility covers sets distributed over 46 acres, including the largest filming tanks in the world. Read more […]
This one's for me, that one's for.... me, too! The Search for the World’s Best Margarita - First, let me disclose right up in front, when it comes to alcohol, I’m a lightweight.  I don’t drink very often, and when I do, it’s not very much. I have one weakness, though.  Margaritas Read about my search for the world’s best margarita in Matador, September 17, 2013 Related posts: Search for the World’s […]
La Bufadora Ensenada Mexico Top Six Things to Do in Ensenada, Mexico - As stories about Mexico’s safety continue to be targeted by U.S. media, one region defies the reporting and continues to emerge as a safe and versatile destination: Baja. Located in northern Baja, Ensenada is just a short drive from the California border and has everything desired for a vacation – rich culture, delicious food, friendly […]
Guadalupe_Patti-Morrow_luggage-and-lipstick Wine, Dine and More in Baja Wine Region - Move over Napa! The heart of Mexico’s wine district – the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja, Mexico – is demanding critics’ attention. Off the beaten path, but rapidly gaining respect is Adobe Guadalupe – a vineyard, winery, stables, and sprawling hacienda open to tourists. Read about Baja’s Adobe Guadalupe in Women’s Toolbox. Related posts: Albanian […]
Balandra Beach, La Paz (courtesy CostaBaja) Want to Retire in Paradise? Go to Baja - On the crystal aqua shores of the Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur, Mexico, La Paz is being quietly discovered and checks every box on retirement or relocation lists: climate, safety, lifestyle, affordability. Boasting 340 days of sunshine a year, La Paz has beaches as beautiful as the Caribbean and a desert climate that […]
Margit Gantt Ensenada Ensenada: This Sure Beats California! - Margit Gantt wanted to find a more fulfilling lifestyle than the one she had in California. She was looking for great weather every day…somewhere she could get more for her money. She and her husband Patrick knew where they wanted to be. They often vacationed in the seaside community of Ensenada, Mexico. “The feeling here […]
Las Gaviotas Rosarito Mexico Las Gaviotas, Baja Mexico - The gate-guarded Mexican beach resort of Las Gaviotas is in Rosarito Beach is a mere 35-minute drive from the border of California. It is a well-planned community with three layers of single-family, detached homes, each level having an unobstructed view of the cascading Pacific coast. Residents enjoy a breezy beach great for surfing and paddle […]
The famous deep fried lobster For the Best Lobsters Ever, Go to Puerto Nuevo, Baja, Mexico - Puerto Nuevo, 10 miles south of Rosarito is a must-do on any Rosarito itinerary.  This small fishing village began in the 1950’s as a small stand near a Newport cigarette billboard (Newport translates to Puerto Nuevo in Spanish). The billboard is long gone but more than 30 restaurants and shops now dot what has become […]
Sea4Two2_luggageandlipstick Sea4Two, Baja Mexico - From its prime location overlooking the crashing aquamarine Pacific, Sea4Two offers stunning views and a convenient home base for everything from relaxation to revelry. Just a 10-minute drive from the California border with Baja, Mexico, and 30-minute drive  from San Diego, this charming villa in San Antonio Delmar offers unobstructed panoramic views of the ocean […]
Hacienda Adobe Guadalupe In Mexico, Baja Beckons Expats - Married, single, young, old, with kids in tow, retired or entrepreneurs — Baja Mexico is enticing expats with its promise of a better lifestyle. The choices are unlimited. The colorful culture of colonial and fishing towns, low home prices, world-class surfing on the crashing waves of the Pacific, snorkeling in the crystalline fish-rich waters of […]