Christmas in Mexico

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

Menu Spanish

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

Beach Camping 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