Moroxican Cuisine Crushing It in Baja

Mi Casa Supper Club at sunset

Growing up in Casablanca, Bo Bendana was warned that every girl had to learn how to cook or no one will marry her. “But I don’t want to get married!” 12 year-old Bo told her mother. In spite of her resistance, Bo’s mother taught her to cook. That early introduction to savory ingredients and exotic … [Read more...]

Spring Break at the Rosarito Beach Hotel

Rosarito Beach at spring break. ©Baja Tourism

Looking for a last-minute spring break destination?  The Rosarito Beach Hotel in Baja California, Mexico, offers students and families everything they’d want in an affordable beach getaway. This iconic hotel was made popular mid-century as a retreat that catered to Mexican presidents, … [Read more...]

Mexican Real Estate: Beach Bargains in Baja

Rosarito

I looked at him with what could only be described as pure skepticism. "Affordable, direct ocean view Mexico real estate and just steps from the beach?" I said. "Show me." As realtor and expat Max Katz drove me to a beachside community of Las Gaviotas on Rosarito Beach in Baja, Mexico, I imagined … [Read more...]

Take a Two-Nation Vacation

Balboa Park CA

During tight economic times, vacationers are looking for ways to pack the most punch into their vacation. Unfortunately for many, travel abroad seems out of reach. However, with some careful planning, there’s a way to combine two top-notch destinations for nearly the cost of one: San Diego, … [Read more...]

For a Safe Mexican Vacation, Go to Baja

Pier_Credit_RosaritoBeachHotel

Turquoise waves lapping on sugar-sand beaches, colorful colonial cities, mouth-watering – and sometime eye-watering – food, and friendly, warm locals. These are the imagines that used to come to mind when planning a vacation to Mexico. Read more about a safe Mexican vacation in Baja in … [Read more...]

Rosarito Beach Hotel, Baja California, Mexico

Rosarito Beach Hotel

Located just an hour’s drive south of San Diego are the white sandy beaches of Rosarito, a friendly and laid-back beach town.  Quiet, nonviolent Rosarito has suffered unfairly from the reputation of mainland Mexico’s troubled border cities and from the decline in the U.S. economy and is jut … [Read more...]