Weekend in Cabo: Top 5 Things to Do

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Cabo San Lucas, located at the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, is one of Mexico’s top five tourist destinations. Most often called just “Cabo,” the area offers myriad luxury and spa accommodations which began developing in 1974 prompted by the Mexican government’s desire to turn Cabo … [Read more...]

For a Safe Mexican Vacation, Go to Baja

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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...]

Ensenada: This Sure Beats California!

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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, … [Read more...]

Selling Books in La Paz

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Kat and Bruce Bennett were living in Seattle, Washington, working in the high-tech field. But they found themselves disillusioned with politics and disappointed in the direction U.S. culture seemed to be headed.  Read about the Bennetts and their La Paz bookstore, Published by International … [Read more...]

Las Gaviotas, Baja Mexico

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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 … [Read more...]

Rosarito Beach Hotel, Baja California, Mexico

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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...]

For the Best Lobsters Ever, Go to Puerto Nuevo, Baja, Mexico

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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 … [Read more...]

Sea4Two, Baja Mexico

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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 … [Read more...]