Oaxaca, Mexico is known for its mole — a rich, velvety sauce comprised of chilis, spices, nuts, fruit, tomatoes, and chocolate blended and served over browned meat. The state claims seven different types of mole, each with a unique flavor. They range from savory-sweet to spicy. While the indigenous dish takes approximately one hour to
This year I celebrated my birthday in La Paz, Mexico with 15 friends. We went there to swim with whale sharks and visit a turtle sanctuary. The trip was beyond anything I could have imagined. We flew from the Tijuana Airport via the Cross Border Express, a 390-foot bridge connecting San Diego County to the
I’ve been to Baja, Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe wine country 30 or more times, so I thought I knew the area well. Until I stayed overnight at Adobe Guadalupe Vineyard & Inn. While it’s only a two-hour drive SE of San Diego, California, it felt a world away. One-third mile down a narrow dirt road
Situated on 3,000 sun-dappled acres 25 miles east of Ensenada is Mexico’s wine country — Valle de Guadalupe. The valley produces 90% of the country’s vino. Orchards yield Petite Sirah, Chenin Blanc, and Nebbiolo stellar enough to rival their contemporaries in Europe, making it a popular destination. But, it’s not just the grapes attracting visitors.
Okay, you MUST add this Baja, MX whale trip to your bucket list. Words and photos can’t describe the thrill. From January to March each year, Mexico’s San Ignacio Lagoon is full of gray whales who have migrated from Alaska’s Bering Sea to give birth to their calves in Baja’s warm water. People from all