Supporting Youth Basketball in Tijuana

Posted August 11th, 2018  by Charles ·  No Comments and the Hoopology Academy teamed up this summer to offer a camp to the children of Tijuana and it was a huge success. Jason Perkins, the founder of Hoopology applied his expertise and passion for the game south of the border this July to the benefit of the Children of Tijuana, Mexico.  Mr. Perkins applies…

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Mexican Insurance - Vehicle Theft Summary

Mexican Vehicle Theft Report 2017

Posted May 24th, 2017  by Charles ·  No Comments

The Mexican Insurance Industry automobile theft report from March 2016 to February 2017. Theft is up in Baja North, Carjackings are up across the country…Tourist communities are relatively low theft zones. This blog posts shares reports and graphs of active theft reports up to 2017

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Rocky Point RV Vacation

Posted October 11th, 2014  by Charles ·  No Comments

Rocky Point is one of Northern Mexico’s most popular destinations. Travelers come to enjoy weekend getaways as well as vacations. Visitors come to experience Rocky Point’s incredible sport fishing, golf, beaches, snorkeling, and so much more

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Mexican Bass

Bass Fishing in Mexico

Posted October 9th, 2014  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Though Mexico’s coastal waters boast extraordinary sport fishing, its lakes are also filled with trophy fish like bass. In fact, Mexico is a hub for bass fishing and many of its lakes boast ideal habitats for these fish. International travelers flock to various bass hot spots for incredible Mexican fishing trips that promise to be unforgettable in terms of fishing, climate, and scenic attractions.

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Palacio de Bellas Artes: Current and Upcoming Attractions

Posted April 21st, 2014  by Charles ·  No Comments

As the most celebrated center for the arts in Mexico, the Palacio de Bellas Artes is integral to Mexican culture.  Moreover, the palace and its exhibitions are internationally revered.  Located in Mexico City on the western side of the Centro Histórico, the Palacio de Bellas Artes is one of the best-loved tourist attractions in the…

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Tijuana Ensenada Toll Road collapse

Posted December 30th, 2013  by Michelle ·  2 Comments

A portion of the Ensenada – Tijuana toll road collapsed Saturday morning.

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Bank Accounts without Social Security Card or TIN?

Posted December 12th, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

If you can’t get a bank account because of improper paperwork, or bad credit history Wells Fargo has a solution for you. Here’s how it works with Wells Fargo ‘s Opportunity Package: Eligibility does not require and social security or TIN.  They do require two government issues ID’s to open any product and service with…

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Mexico’s Bottled Mineral Waters

Posted November 30th, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  No Comments

A lot of people (including Mexicans) don’t know the difference between “mineral” water and plain “purified” water. I used to think it was my mission to educate waiters on the marvelous properties of Mexico’s mineral waters, but after years of fighting that losing battle, I gave up. The highlight of my mineral water pugnacity very…

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The Dahlia

Posted October 27th, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

When Hernan Cortez and the Spanish conquistadors entered the Aztec city Huaxtepec in 1519, they were the first Europeans to view the most impressive of Emperor Montezuma’s botanical gardens. Plants from all over the empire, gifted by noblemen to the emperor’s father and presented with great ceremony, were propagated there for the pleasure of the…

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Spa-lendid Baja California

Posted October 13th, 2012  by Michelle ·  2 Comments

Baja California is one of the most scenic and exciting regions of Mexico.  With beaches and oceans of activities, the Baja also boasts some of the country’s most magnificent spas.  If you are looking for a peaceful retreat for rejuvenating the body, mind, and spirit, consider Baja California for a relaxing vacation.  The following resorts…

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Posted October 6th, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  No Comments

Mexico’s Day of the Dead By “Mexico” Mike Nelson   I see dead people. That is what you might say if you visit most anywhere in Mexico between November 1 and 2. While in modern Mexico, Halloween (October 31) is often celebrated much the same as in the USA, the truly Mexican festivals are Dia…

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Living Ghost Town – Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí

Posted September 23rd, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  No Comments

Real de Catorce is one of those places you either love or hate. I have done both at different times. A lot depends on your sensitivity to psychic phenomena. As was said in Pirates of the Caribbean, “There be ghosts ….” Real was once one of the richest cities in Mexico and the New World….

Filed Under: Arts and FunSan Luis Potosi

Toll Roads in Mexico

Posted September 20th, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  1 Comment

If you are new to driving in Mexico, you may not be aware of what a huge change that advent of toll roads in Mexico made to driving tourism. I was driving around before there were toll roads and am still around. I, and a lot of old-timers, have mixed emotions about the toll roads….

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Mexican Food: 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…

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Green Angels: Helping Broken Down Drivers on Mexican Roads since 1960

Posted August 15th, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  1 Comment

The Green Angels are heroes in Mexico to tourists broken down on the road. But where did they come from?

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Agave for Tequila Production

Interesting Facts and History on Tequila

Posted August 13th, 2012  by Charles ·  No Comments

Tequila is an alcoholic spirit that is produced from the Blue Agave plant. It is originally from Mexico where the law states that it can only be produced in certain regions within the country. These areas are mainly in the state of Jalisco as well as some parts within the states of Michoacán, Guanajuato, Tamaulipas and Nayarit. Production of Tequila outside of these areas is considered an illegal activity that could result in some serious legal consequences.

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A Better Life – A Topical Movie, Introducing An Academy-Nominated Mexican Actor

Posted February 24th, 2012  by Michelle ·  1 Comment

A Better Life, a movie which is not only topical (regarding immigration issues), but caught my interest since the subject matter pertains to Mexico, Mexicans, Americans, human interests glossed over by political interests at times, and mostly an introduction to the talented Demian Bichir. I think I must see this movie. I usually don’t watch…

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San Diego Is Number Fourteen; Puebla, Mexico Is Number Thirteen …

Posted January 6th, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

 San Diego is rated number fourteen (because of our breweries … really?) and Puebla, Mexico is rated number thirteen – according to the New York Times list of the 45 Places to Go in 2012,   Come West, y’all … we have something for you north and south of the Mexican border. We have been having…

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Ten Days Until Christmas – Las Posadas Begins Tomorrow in Mexico

Posted December 15th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Las Posadas is a nine-day celebration with origins in Spain, now celebrated chiefly in Mexico, Guatemala and parts of the Southwestern United States, beginning December 16th and ending December 24th (nine days). This event represents Joseph and Mary seeking lodging for the night; the Parrish chooses the house/ family who will eventually “take in” the individuals portraying the two –…

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Felipe Calderon – He Loves His Country – “Viva Mexico”

Posted October 26th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

I have heard of Felipe Calderon, of course. The President of Mexico this, the President of Mexico that … but until I saw the PBS story about Felipe Calderon I never appreciated the man and didn’t have an opinion of him one way or the other. Now I do. I like him! He seems so…

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