Author Archives: Charles

Things to do in Tamaulipas

Traveling should be about more than mere tourism. If you really want to enjoy the benefits of travel, you need to take a step off the beaten path and seek out your own adventure. When you drive to Mexico and make Tamaulipas your destination, you can do just that. The Tamaulipas region has a wealth… Continue Reading

Mexico Travel Tips

Mexico Travel Tips

Mexico Travel Tips to Know for Enhancing Your Experience  A large, diverse country, Mexico provides international travelers with a thrilling and unique travel experience. This is especially true among American travelers, as it ranks among the top destinations in the region. There are many considerations travelers have in traveling to Mexico, including how to find… Continue Reading

Things to do in San Ysidro

Things to do in San Ysidro Amazingly, although San Ysidro is visited by millions of drivers every year, its attractions remain a mystery for most visitors. However, don’t let its size fool you because this small town of 28,000 residents can punch way above its weight. Whether it’s eating authentic Mexican food in the city… Continue Reading

Things to do in Nuevo Leon

Best known as the home of Monterrey, it’s capital, the state of Nuevo Leon is a haven for tourists and a great place to live for locals. If you are planning a trip south of the border, you might want to make Nuevo Leon and the surrounding region your final destination. And once you reach… Continue Reading

Things to do in Coahuila

If you want to enjoy an adventurous getaway and a relaxing vacation at the same time, there are many reasons to make Mexico your final destination. The country of Mexico features everything from white sand beaches to snow-capped mountains, from bustling cities to sleepy inland towns. And best of all, a Mexican getaway gives you… Continue Reading

Things to do in Chihuahua

Looking for things to do in Chihuahua? Here are some popular options, events in Chihuahua that you may or may not enjoy. Seasoned travelers know that getting away should be an adventure. It does not matter if the destination if the next town, a neighboring state or an entirely different country – travel provides a… Continue Reading

Chula Vista History

Chula Vista History

History of Chula Vista From open ranches that extended as far as the eye could see to a bustling multicultural city with all the trappings of the modern world. Chula Vista’s history is full of exciting tales of war, love, adventure, and entrepreneurship. Keep reading below to understand how this once isolated no man’s land… Continue Reading

Mexican Insurance Chula Vista

Mexican Insurance Chula Vista

Mexican Insurance in Chula Vista Once an isolated gem, the appropriately-named Chula Vista (Spanish for “Beautiful City”) is now a rapidly expanding urban center. The population has tripled in size since 1980. Located just 7.5 miles north of the border, the city’s vibrant Hispanic community — which makes up 58% of the population — has… Continue Reading

Discover Puebla Mexico

Puebla is the largest city and the capital of the Mexican state Puebla. It also has a very important history in terms of Spanish colonialism. History of Puebla With the city dating back all the way to 1531, it predates almost every city inside of the United States. Puebla became a city just 39 years… Continue Reading

Cash in Mexico

Cash in Mexico

Is it Safe to Carry Cash in Mexico? Many travelers are concerned about carrying a substantial amount of cash on them no matter where they’re traveling. Carrying too much cash can make them feel like a target. Even so, it’s helpful to carry a certain amount of cash on you when driving in Mexico. Although… Continue Reading

Mexican Free Zone

Mexican Free Zone

The Mexican Free Zone designed to attract tourists. Formerly the “hassle-free” or “liberated area” – officially it is called the “Free Trade Zone.” This zone is about 15-20 miles into Mexico all along the Mexican border. Its intention is to reduce government requirements (Mexican government requirements) for tourists visiting and spending money in the area.… Continue Reading

Mexican Insurance Laws 2019

Mexican Insurance Laws 2019

There is still a lot of confusion about what is required legally in Mexico when driving across the border (southbound). Mexican Car Insurance law on the books in Mexico regarding tourists. Here are the highlights: In 2019 All Cars are Required to Have Mexican Insurance in Mexico Under Mexican Federal Law – as of 2019… Continue Reading

Difference between U.S. and Mexico Insurance

Difference between U.S. and Mexico Insurance

Is Mexico Insurance (“mexinsurance“) better insurance than what is available in the U.S.? Alternatively, does the U.S. have better Insurance than Mexico? Statistics reveal a worrying trend of Americans taking advantage of Mexico health care system. Is it that Mexico has a better health care system than the U.S.? While this may leave more questions… Continue Reading

Simplified:  Mexican Insurance Coverage

Simplified: Mexican Insurance Coverage

Mexican Insurance is not simple. The truth is, domestic insurance is not simple so how can car insurance in a foreign country be easier to understand? Our goal with this article is to Simplify Mexican Insurance Coverage Listed below are the five Mexican insurance coverage basics. Every Mexican Car Insurance policy has some form of… Continue Reading

The GoGringo.com Acquisition

The GoGringo.com Acquisition

In June of 2018, we ultimately acquired the assets of gogringo.com – a Mexico Tourist Travel resource on the web.  It contained hundreds of pages of relevant Mexico travel content, with accompanying images.  Also, and probably what we are most proud of with the gogringo.com acquisition are the Maps! GoGringo.com Loved Mexico As you read… Continue Reading

Driving in Mexico City – “Hoy No Circula” Restrictions

Driving in Mexico City – What you need to Know If you plan on driving in Mexico City (or plan to drive through Mexico City), please read this article. What is the Hoy No Circula program? First of all, the goal of the “Hoy No Circula” program is to set standards that reduce vehicular traffic… Continue Reading