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Discover 18 (Amazing!) Things To Do in Tijuana

August 28, 2018
Things to do Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana is filled with lots of fun things to do! When I lived in San Diego I made little day trips and even weekend trips to Tijuana all the time. If you plan on visiting Tijuana but aren’t sure what to do, I know this post helps you. Tijuana is located in Mexico close to the San Diego border. Most people only know about Tijuana from the crime…

Mexico Travel Tips

San Ysidro Border Crossing: Everything You Need to Know for Visiting Tijuana

August 14, 2018
Guide to Visiting Tijuana, Mexico

The San Ysidro border crossing can seem a bit intimidating if you’ve never done it before. However I have visited Tijuana many times and that is why I have decided to break down the best ways to cross the San Ysidro border. Tijuana has really undergone a restoration process in the past couple of years. Slowly but surely Tijuana is shedding its darker past and reinventing herself as…

Drink Mexico

Non-Alcoholic Mexican Drinks: 10 Authentic Mexican Drinks You MUST Try!

May 29, 2018
10 Mexican Non Alcoholic Drinks You Must Try!

Mexico City has so many flavorful non-alcoholic Mexican drinks that are just begging to be tasted! As you’re walking around the city, you won’t get far without seeing a street vendor with the most colorful looking refreshments. I’ve put together some of the most common drinks you’ll find. Give ‘em a try! 10 Authentic Non-Alcoholic Mexican Drinks You MUST Try! 1. Agua Frescas Source Let’s start with the…

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A Guide to the Guadalupe Valley Wineries: Baja California’s Stunning Wine Country

May 26, 2017
Baja California Guadalupe Valley Wineries

Baja California’s booming wine scene has been making serious waves globally. Could it be? World class wine just 2 hours south of the San Diego border? Since I’m constantly on a mission to seek out and explore hidden gems, I knew a getaway to the Guadalupe Valley wineries or, the “Valle”, was on the horizon. And did I find world-class wine? I sure did! This was the perfect…

Drink Mexico Wine

Finding Wine Country Gems at Hotel Hacienda Guadalupe

May 24, 2017
Baja California Guadalupe Valley Wineries

The secret’s getting out that Mexico’s Guadalupe Valley is making some of the best wines worldwide. These backcountry vineyards are remote and rustic, yet sophisticated, hip, and refreshingly innovative. Located about 2 hours south of San Diego, trust me when I say, Mexico’s wine country is unlike any other you’ve experienced. If looking for a weekend getaway, look no further than Hotel Hacienda Guadalupe. At Hotel Hacienda Guadalupe you can…

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8 Authentic Mexican Drinks that’s NOT a Margarita

May 5, 2017

I had high expectations of drinking a margarita with just about every meal during my trip to Mexico. However, after scouring the city center of Mexico City for hours, I came to the conclusion that there must be a disconnect between what I thought Mexicans drank, and what they actually drink. It turns out, margaritas are not wildly popular in true Mexican culture. So I decided to find some…

Mexico Travel Tips

Decrease Your San Ysidro Border Wait Time: Introducing PedWest!

April 18, 2017
San Ysidro Border Wait Time Tijuana San Diego PedWest

Are you tired of the San Ysidro border wait time? The international border between Mexico and San Diego is the most frequently crossed international border in the world.  I, along with many others, are thrilled over the changes happening at the San Ysidro border. Stop waiting in hour-long lines, and say hello to PedWest! Both the U.S. and Mexican governments have been making moves to improve the port…


Discover Tijuana’s Underground Hipster Scene (Who Knew?!)

April 13, 2017
Tijuana, Mexico Hipster Scene

Believe it or not, Tijuana has a budding hipster scene going on. If you live in Southern California, crossing the border to Tijuana is like a rite of passage. Recently I’ve heard friends talking about Tijuana’s budding hipster scene. I was like, “whaaaaat? I must go and see”! So I recently took a day trip across the border, and here’s what I found. Tijuana does have a hipster…

Drink Mexico

What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

April 11, 2017
Whats the difference between mezcal tequila

Just about everyone’s heard of the extremely popular Mexican liquor, tequila. But few are familiar with another popular Mexican drink, Mezcal. Mexicans love mezcal! Mezcal and tequila are both fermented beverages made from the agave plant however, they do have a few differences. What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila? Flavor Mezcal’s most distinguishable characteristic is its strong smoky flavor. This flavoring is created during the production process…

Food Mexico

16 Mexican Street Foods You NEED to Try

April 4, 2017
Mexican Street Foods

Mexican street food is absolutely amazing! I loved it so much that I actually preferred sampling foods from different vendors, than sitting down at an actual restaurant and ordering a meal. You’ll find street food vendors sprinkled around just about every city in Mexico. There are so many yummy options to choose, from so I’ve put together a list of some of the most common street food vendors…


Take a Peek Inside Mexico City’s Trendiest Neighborhoods!

March 30, 2017
Mexico City's Trendiest Neighborhoods

Mexico City has some of the trendiest neighborhoods I’ve seen. These colonias (neighborhoods) are where the fashionistas of Latin America come out to play. While wandering through the streets, you might wonder if you’re actually still in Mexico. Between the art galleries, boutiques, snazzy coffee bars and restaurants, there is as much culture and charm as any large metropolitan European city. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the…


14 Reasons Why I Fell in Love with La Roma in Mexico City
(And why you will too!)

March 29, 2017
14 Reasons La Roma, Mexico City

I cannot express enough how taken I was with La Roma in Mexico City. This little corner of Mexico is everything you could want in a residential neighborhood. While wandering around this colonia, or neighborhood, I immediately fell in love with the endless architectural beauty, tree-lined streets, peaceful parks, and the countless cafés, restaurants and boutiques. This area exudes an artsy, yet bohemian vibe, which immediately made me feel…