Wednesday September 28 2022

We took the official National Hurricane Center's recommended survival kit and added some Insider humor. We have a preparedness video from our friends at West Coast Global Insurance too.• Water - Probably the single most important post-hurricane resource and the one most commonly overlooked. You would think that with all the water in the streets... Read more...
Yes, once again this is the season to turn our weather eye south, to the ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) and watch tropical waves and seas surface temperatures. These are the components that bring tropical cyclones to Baja Sur. When these storms come, how do you know what is really happening? (see Hurricane History in Baja) You want the... Read more...
Hussongs Cantina – Baja's Oldest Bar and the Verified Originator of the MargaritaEver been to Hussongs in Ensenada? (map) Most Baja Aficionados have—at least once in our lives. It’s a rite of passage for Southern Californians who turn 18 and don’t want to wait another three years before bellying up to a bar. But Hussongs isn’t just a bar. It’... Read more...
Just like most other countries, you don't want to get stuck holding the bag on a bad currency note. Knowing how to quickly identify the security features of the Mexican peso can protect you from getting passed a bum bill.Mexican Pesos from $20 pesos to the $1000 pesos note have several distinct characteristics to help you to identify genuine... Read more...
I was researching for my own personal tax and company financial needs the other day and I came across a very informative site on financial planning for those with "cross-border" needs. Well, as I have begun to correspond with Raoul Rodríguez-Walters who is a Certified Financial Planner and co founder of Mexico Advisor, I realized I had found a... Read more...
INEGI – Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía / National Institute of Statistics and Geography INEGI is the Mexican government office in charge of statistics concerning populations, census, agriculture, manufacturing and many other industries. INEGI is also the place for people to look and or purchase topographic maps, as well as... Read more...
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 Most fishermen in the southwest are familiar with Baja California, which boasts an abundance of eco-systems and fish species, and many beautiful, remote locations. Now kayak anglers have a new option—Cedros Island, renowned as one of the best locations in the world for yellowtail and calico bass fishing.Kayaks are a well-... Read more...
From space the Colorado River Delta is the defining feature of the Baja California Peninsula.  It is a landscape created by a magnificent sea, a powerful river, and an active San Andreas fault:  Over millennia the tidal dynamics of the Sea of Cortez, spreading of the sea floor and fresh water flows from the Colorado River have created an... Read more...
Quick, put the fish back in the water!” I yell to Bill. A Botox-lipped fish, called a Burrito Grunt, is flopping around at my feet, covered in sand, fighting for its life.A few minutes earlier, high in the horizon, I watched a cormorant pluck the unlucky fish from the Sea of Cortez. A large frigate bird with forked tail feathers then gave chase to... Read more...

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