Sunday February 05 2023

The first weeks of January 2017 saw all of Mexico switch to the 911 system for all emergencies. These services include, police, fire, ambulance and naval services, given the proper information 911 services will dispatch the most appropriate emergency service to your location. In this article, we will cover the important points of calling 911 for a... Read more...
Calling Internationally Over the Internet Using Voice over Internet, or Voip, can save you money when calling internationally from your computer or internet cafe. Even when your back home in the states! Boy things sure have changed! Baja California is no different. Mexico now has broad band internet connections, that can help you save... Read more...
Have you had the need to change an airplane ticket, call relatives, or report a lost credit card from the U.S. while traveling in Mexico? Dialing to and from Mexico can be a little confusing to folks that are regular world callers.Sometimes, our whale watching and sport fishing clients, as well as foreigners living in Mexico, get puzzled and... Read more...
 Updated 01/25/23 After a two-year hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and post-pandemic civic financial woes, plans are in the works for a Carnaval La Paz, 2023. In 2023 Carnaval should run from February 16th to 21st. The 2023 theme is Peninsula de Alegria - Peninsula of Joy.[[{"fid":"5760","view_mode":"full","fields":{"format":"full... Read more...
 To Start: The events described below are NOT currently occurring in Baja California Sur. If you are planning a trip to Mazatlan or central mainland Mexico you should remain apprised of the current situation. The governments of both the USA and Canada have put Sinaloa on the "Do Not Travel" list this morning. We post this mainland news... Read more...
How would you like to go back in time to visit southern California, as it was 100 years ago? Imagine unspoiled desert, soaring mountains, and the Pacific teeming with fish, lobster, abalone, elephant seals, sea lions, whales, and sea birds. Those days may be gone in California, USA, but not in Baja California, Mexico. All of this, plus a slice of... Read more...
I recently had the pleasure of traveling to Cedros Island, off the west coast of Baja California with a couple of groups of desert plant enthusiasts who had booked an eco-tour with Cedros Outdoor Adventures. This is the second time in the past year that I’ve had the opportunity to visit Cedros Island, and I really enjoyed the trip, both times... Read more...
Choosing emergency medical services isn't something most folks take more than a second to think about, until they need it. With the press of providing first aid to someone the first thoughts are often acted on, and are often not the right decision. Discuss with your family what the emergency phone numbers are, even if you are just visiting. If you... Read more...
Feliz Navidad from MexicoIn Baja, Christmas reigns supreme as the Navidad holiday and Santa Claus is well know to the Niños of the region. The holiday season in Mexico begins with Dia de Guadalupe on December 12 and ends with the Day of the Kings (Dia de Los Reyes) on January 6.Basically between the dates of 15th of December to about January 15th... Read more...
5th of May or "Cinco de Mayo" as it is said in Spanish is a national holiday in Mexico and is celebrated widely in the U.S. as well, but it is not Mexico’s day of Independence which is the 16th of September. This Mexican Holiday is celebrating the defense of the Mexico’s independence and not the gaining of it, which actually had occurred 50 years... Read more...

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