Baja travel stories

Carnaval in Ensenada, Mexico

I had two days off, three friends, and the urge to find a Carnaval celebration close by. I could have looked in my city of San Diego, but Mexico continually draws me in. Enter Ensenada. ...

An Enchanting Visit to Casa de Paz orphanage in Ensenada, Mexico

We were a small volunteer group visiting Casa de Paz (House of Peace). The director of the orphanage, Jonatán Lopez Sánchez, eagerly welcomed us and began a tour of the property. Surrounding a mini soccer ...

Puerto Nuevo, Mexico: Lobster Camp

“Hay langosta aqui! Tres por quince dolares!” Ten legs jut out from a slender form. It’s dark red in parts and golden in other sections. Your salivary glands are jolted. Yes, Puerto Nuevo lobster times ...

Off the Tourist Track in Cabo, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas is only 2 hours from San Diego?... Yes! There are nonstop flights from San Diego to Cabo and they're just 2 hours long. Once in Cabo, the range of hotel options is ...

Islas Coronados, Mexico

A short trip out from our beautiful Pacific Coast is a vast world of nature; yes, nature does exist and you do not need to visit the San Diego Zoo to see it. Darwin’s islands ...

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