The Mexican tradition of la posada reflects the humble origins of the holiday By Fern Corraini My first Christmas in Mexico was spent in Puerto Vallarta 40 years ago, and it was also my first Christmas away from home. I thought I would miss the snow and the shopping, the concerts and the cookies, but … More Christmas in Mexico
Is This The Next Napa Valley? The Valle de Guadalupe wine region in Baja California is making a name for itself as a place where some of the world’s best wines are being crafted. Wait, did we say great wines? Made in Mexico? Absolutely! In recent years, wines from the Valle de Guadalupe have been … More Valle de Guadalupe Wine Country
Which La Paz area neighborhood is the right one for your dream home? You decide. You’ve decided to buy a home in La Paz. You’ve booked your house hunting trip. You’re ready to live your dream! Now, you may wonder, which La Paz neighborhood is the right one for you? Luckily, there are many options … More La Paz Neighborhoods
Hundreds of abandoned dogs are finding new homes thanks to a team of dedicated volunteers in La Paz, the US and Canada. Here’s how you can help. Note: This article was originally published in the Baja Citizen. Spend any time at all in La Paz and you see them: trotting alongside the highway, roaming the … More How to Rescue a Baja Dog
Tips on ordering in Spanish from a La Paz restaurant menu One of the first things people want to know when learning to speak the local language here in La Paz is something we refer to as “Menu Spanish.” How much Menu Spanish do you really need to know to order tacos, you might ask? … More Menu Spanish
Many of Baja California Sur’s hidden treasures can be found when you venture off the beaten path. When you live in La Paz, BCS, a whole world of adventure lies just outside your door in just about any direction. While there are no shortage of beaches and towns reachable by car, so much more of … More Off Road Adventures in Baja
By Rebecca MacDonald Beach camping in Baja is one of the many reasons to love living in this magical place. As a reluctant camper, I wasn’t always convinced this would be the case. But a recent weekend spent camping with friends on the beach at El Sargento has changed my tune, and I’m now looking … More Beach Camping in Baja
When you think of moving to La Paz, you may be wondering, “What is the food like?” Won’t it be all tacos and beer? Can I actually eat healthy in Mexico? First, let’s set the record straight: we love tacos and beer! And there are plenty of different varieties of both to enjoy here in … More Can I Eat Healthy in Mexico?
Learning a few Spanish words and phrases can make your Baja adventure that much more rewarding. … More Will I Need to Speak Spanish in La Paz?
Answers to your questions about the cost, quality and availability of health care services in La Paz, BCS, Mexico What would happen if I got sick while visiting or living in La Paz? Is medical care here expensive? Is it modern? Is it safe? What kind of health care services can I get here? The … More La Paz Healthcare: What are My Options?