Supporting Youth Basketball in Tijuana

Posted August 11th, 2018  by Charles ·  No Comments

MexInsurance.com 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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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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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….

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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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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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Dia de Los Muertos – Day of The Dead, November 1, 2

Posted October 20th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Day of The Dead… I never liked to think of this day. I was disappointed when I learned that Halloween was the Eve of this holiday … of this scary, unholy holiday. I did celebrate Halloween, but it was just dress-up time… a big costume party and candy fest! I didn’t know. Most of us…

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Oktoberfest, It Isn’t Just For Germans in Germany – Germans in Mexico Celebrate Too!

Posted September 26th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

 In Mexico there are several cities celebrating this event, which has grown in popularity over the 19th and 20th centuries. The best known Oktoberfest takes place in the southern part of Mexico City, at the Club Alemán in the borough of Xochimilco. The German and German-Mexican community is a regular, however the event is also…

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Happy Fifth of May!

Posted May 5th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

In the United States Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May) has taken on a significance beyond that in Mexico. The date is perhaps best recognized in the United States as a date to celebrate the culture and experiences of Americans of Mexican ancestry, much as St. Patrick’s Day, Oktoberfest, and the Chinese New Year are…

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Holy Week, Easter, Spring Break, Santa Semana

Posted April 19th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Have you ever heard of a “moveable holiday’? Well Easter, Holy Week (Santa Semana), Spring Break … this holiday moves! I was reminded recently that one year ago, on Easter Sunday, there was a 7.2 earthquake here in Southern California (originating in Baja, Mexico). I was googling around and was surprised that the date was…

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Mexican Butterfly migration each fall and spring – a mystery, a wonder, a threatened annual Canada-to-Mexico trek.

Posted September 24th, 2009  by Charles ·  No Comments

Back in May these butterflies were still in Canada. As of last week, Kansas! They are on their way to Mexico! Every year, like clockwork, or like the swallows to Capistrano! This is a pretty neat site that lets you track the migration…  http://www.learner.org/jnorth/monarch/ I have seen a few early birds in my own back…

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SEP 15 – 16: Mexican Independence Day (Dia de la Independencia Mexicana) — Nationwide

Posted September 16th, 2009  by Charles ·  No Comments

Indisputably Mexico’s most important and most revered National Holiday is Independence Day – Dia de la Patria. During this time, Fiestas Patrias take place nationwide. From the evening of September 15th, parties begin. At 11pm, the President of the Republic shouts the Cry (El Grito) of “Viva Mexico” from the balcony of the National Palace…

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Mayweather-Marquez fight delayed – scheduled for Sept. 19th

Posted September 9th, 2009  by Charles ·  No Comments

Juan Manuel Márquez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Márquez Statistics Real name Juan Manuel Márquez Méndez Nickname(s) Dinamita Rated at Lightweight Height 5ft7in (1.70m) Nationality Mexican Birth date August 23, 1973 (1973-08-23) (age35) Birth place Mexico City, Mexico Stance Orthodox Boxing record Total fights 55 Wins 50 Wins by KO 37 Losses…

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