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Ten Reasons to Vacation in the Mexican Riviera

Posted April 15th, 2014  by Chuck Lundy ·  No Comments

The Mexican Riviera is located on the west side of the nation and generally encompasses the major cruise ship stops and tourist towns on the Pacific Ocean extending from Ensenada to Salina Cruz.  Major vacation destinations like Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Punta Mita, Acapulco, and Mazatlan are some exciting places to visit in the…

Filed Under: Baja CaliforniaCabo San LucasEnsenadaLa PazMexican StatesRosaritoSan FelipeTecateTijuanaUncategorized

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Northern Mexico: Twenty Places to Visit

Posted March 10th, 2014  by Chuck Lundy ·  No Comments

There are a number of great reasons to cross the border into Mexico.  Its breathtaking beaches, enchanting scenic landscapes, and attraction-filled cities are just a few that come to mind.  Driving into Northern Mexico is as simple as packing up the car for adventure, procuring car insurance, and grabbing your passport.  With thrilling cultural and…

Filed Under: Baja CaliforniaPuerto Penasco-Rocky PointRecreationRosaritoTijuana

Visiting Tijuana

Posted January 27th, 2013  by Michelle ·  No Comments

  As the state of Baja California’s largest city and metropolitan area, Tijuana boasts a reputation as a city that likes to have a good time.  Essentially the most famous of all the border towns, Tijuana is only twenty miles from the Californian city of San Diego.  With so many things for visitors to see…

Filed Under: Baja CaliforniaTijuana

Eating your Way through Mexico

Posted August 31st, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Sure, the beaches, archaeological ruins, and resorts attract visitors from all over the world, but it’s really the cuisine that everyone comes clamoring for.  Known the world over, Mexican food has elevated basic ingredients like corn, beans, and chili peppers to a gastronomically outrageous level of goodness.  While the world may be content to simply…

Filed Under: Arts and FunBaja CaliforniaMexico D.F. (Mexico City)San Luis PotosiTijuana

Upcoming Events In Mexico

Posted May 19th, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Hi everyone, Upcoming events in Mexico – that’s what I’m talkin’ ’bout! It’s been quite a while in-between posts. I’ve had a few distractions but I’m baaaack! Some of the news regarding Mexico lately hasn’t been good. I’ll leave it to the internet and TV/radio to inform about the murders and drug cartel news, and…

Filed Under: Baja 500Puerto Penasco-Rocky PointSCORESonoraTecateTijuana

If You Have A Car Accident In Mexico – Follow These Three Steps

Posted March 30th, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

If you have a car accident in Mexico – follow these three steps: One) Remain calm. Two) Do not leave the scene of the car accident and … Three) Be prepared to report to Quálitas (if you purchase through Mexinsurance) the following information: Who – your info plus the party or parties also involved:             Names/…

Filed Under: RosaritoSpring BreakTecateTijuana

Liability Insurance In Baja Now Required For All Drivers – SOPA

Posted January 5th, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Liability insurance was once recommended in Baja California, Mexico – now it is the law! All drivers, Mexicans included, MUST have Liability insurance for the vehicles. As of January 1, 2012: OBLIGATORY INSURANCE FOR PERSONAL ACCIDENTS (SOAP)* S seguros O obligatoriors A automobiles P personal  Presentar seguro de responsabilidad civil vigente que ampare los conceptos…

Filed Under: Puerto Penasco-Rocky PointRosaritoSonoraTecateTijuana

Mexico Insurance – Do I Need It?

Posted October 10th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

You may ask yourself, ‘Do I need Mexico insurance?’ before you cross the border. You may think, my car’s only worth $5,000 … I think I’ll “chance” it… save a few dollars. Bad decision. In Mexico they have what we call “Napoleonic Law” – Guilty until proven innocent. Yes, you read that correctly. Unlike in…

Filed Under: Tijuana

Mexico Insurance: Some Times It Pays To Get A Six-Month Policy, Or An Annual

Posted July 19th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Mexico insurance: some times it pays to get a six-month policy, or an annual. Hello! I like to help our clients save money whenever I can. Here’s a suggestion: if you go to Mexico often, more than once or twice a month, you might consider a six-month policy (or an annual, if you prefer). The…

Filed Under: EnsenadaRosaritoTijuana

Tijuana – More Than Striped Donkeys and Tacos!

Posted June 28th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Tijuana – More Than Striped Donkeys and Tacos! Say it ain’t so! So, recently I saw a show on PBS about Tijuana. The first thing he said was something about ‘if all you know about Tijuana is about the striped donkeys and tacos, well, you have a lot to learn’ … whuh? Who would ever…

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Prerunning Begins Friday In Mexico On Rugged 454.69 Mile Course

Posted May 20th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

43rd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 SCORE = Southern California Off Road Enthusiasts Prerunning begins Friday in Mexico on the rugged 454+ mile course! SCORE International is an off-road sanctioning body in the sport of desert racing and is famous for its flagship event, the Baja 1000. SCORE races are held in United States and…

Filed Under: Baja 500Baja CaliforniaLa PazRecreationRosaritoSCORETijuana

Family Day In TJ – Remember Those Painted Donkeys? (Painted Zebras)

Posted May 17th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

My mom, dad, sister and I used to go to “TJ” pretty often. We drove over and the traffic just wasn’t that bad then. We went right away to the shops! That’s us in the picture with the painted donkey, ‘zebra’ or zonkey, back in 1967. We loved to look at the colorful clothes and…

Filed Under: RosaritoTijuana

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to and living in Mexico about the security situation in Mexico

Posted April 22nd, 2011  by Michelle ·  1 Comment

Mexico April 22, 2011 The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to and living in Mexico about the security situation in Mexico. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning for Mexico dated September 10, 2010 to consolidate and update information about the security situation and to advise the…

Filed Under: EnsenadaPuerto Penasco-Rocky PointRosaritoSpring BreakTijuanaUS Dept State/Homeland Security

Are You Planning a Trip to Mexico from the United States? Here Are Sixteen Border Crossing Tips:

Posted March 30th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

If you are planning a trip to Mexico from the United States, this post is for you! I was reading the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website and came across information I wanted to share. These sixteen, or so, tips are invaluable! Did you know that everything you acquire there has to be declared before…

Filed Under: EnsenadaSpring BreakTijuanaUS Dept State/Homeland Security

Innovadora Tijuana

Posted October 10th, 2010  by Chuck Lundy ·  No Comments

Tijuana Innovadora 2010 an exciting even held October 7-21, 2010 in Tijuana. A first class event with a list of top-notch speakers.

Filed Under: Tijuana

Interesting Activity Tijuana -> Tecate by Tourist Train

Posted October 4th, 2010  by Chuck Lundy ·  No Comments

Locals know of it, but few tourists are aware of the Tijuana-Tecate Not-so-Express, an 18mph passenger train that cruises from the Garcia station in Tijuana (between Simon Bolivar and Diaz Ordaz boulevards in the Los Pinos neighborhood) 42 miles to the Tecate station on Defensores de Baja Califonia Boulevard in the La Vinita neighborhood just…

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A Unified Police Force in Mexico?

Posted October 4th, 2010  by Chuck Lundy ·  No Comments

In the coming weeks we may see that the Mexican Federal Government take steps to unify some 2,200 local police departments under a federal command. The reasoning behind this is to establish a core set of training guidelines, practices, and processes that will assist the federal government in its fight against cartels. Tijuana claims some…

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