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That Time I Was Head-Butted by a Sea Lion Snorkeling in La Paz

  At the southern tip of Baja Mexico is the peninsula’s gem, La Paz. The translation of La Paz is “peace” and this seaside destination offers an abundance of tranquility and beauty. The crystal clear aqua waters provide great snorkeling opportunities, but if you are looking for a truly memorable snorkeling experience, head out to […]

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Weekend in Cabo: Top 5 Things to Do

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 San Lucas into a major tourist destination. Cabo […]

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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 […]

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10 Reasons to Visit La Paz, Mexico

On the shores of the Mexico’s southern Baja peninsula is La Paz, an authentic and colorful Mexican city whose name translates “the Peace.” Boasting 340 days of sunshine a year, beaches as beautiful as the Caribbean and a dessert climate that keeps the days warm and dry and the nights cool, you are spoiled for […]

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5 Sunny Mexican Beaches to Escape the Winter Blues

With much of the U.S experiencing one of the chilliest winters in recent history, the thought of spreading a towel on a warm, palm-lined beach or curling up with a book under an ocean front palapa is very appealing.  Add to that the affordability and safety of many of Mexico’s tourist areas and you have […]

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Selling Books in La Paz

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 Living November 14, 2012    

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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 […]

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CostaBaja, La Paz, Mexico

Located on the azure Sea of Cortez, CostaBaja Resort and Spa enjoys the distinction of being the only 5-star resort in the city of La Paz, on Mexico’s Baja peninsula. La Paz means “the peace” – a feeling that is transformed throughout CostaBaja, nestled between the serene desert and the majestic breeze-swept Sea of Cortez […]

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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 […]

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La Paz Birthday Bash

  When you get to a certain age, the idea of blowing out candles jammed into a cake laden with thick, sickeningly-sweet wallpaper paste-like frosting is no longer appealing. So when offered the opportunity to spend my birthday in a beautiful part of Mexico, I didn’t have to think twice. Published in International Living, July […]

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