Monthly Archives: December 2020

Peninsula Picks: Hiking in Baja

The natural beauty of the peninsula makes Baja ripe for epic hiking opportunities. But hiking has not traditionally been as popular as one would think. Trails (if there are any) are not well-marked, and there’s not a lot of public information. But that’s changing little by little as a more developed hiking scene is evolving… Read more »

The Present, Past, and Future of Friendship Park

  It’s hard to ignore the rust colored border fence separating Tijuana from San Diego that stretches all the way into the Pacific Ocean. El Parque de la Amistad, Friendship Park, is a binational park with both a Mexico and a U.S. side located along the border fence just east of the Pacific coastline. On… Read more »

Gray Whale Fun Facts

gray whale watching Baja

  1. There Are Three Lagoons That the Gray Whales Migrate to in Baja Laguna Ojo de Liebre in Guerrero Negro, Laguna San Ignacio, and Bahía Magdalena. The whales come to these warm waters every January through April where the shallow bays are ideal for breeding, birthing, and nursing their young calves. UNESCO named Laguna… Read more »

Culinary Corner January 2021

Tijuana Featured on Episode of “Eater’s Guide to the World” “Eater’s Guide to the World” is a new show on Hulu narrated by Maya Rudolph that explores some of the world’s most surprising culinary destinations. Episode 7 is all about Tijuana and the city’s epic food scene that ranges from street tacos, to craft beer,… Read more »

January 2021 Baja Bulletin

baja bulletin

  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least January 21, 2021. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system allowing… Read more »

January 2021 Baja Fishing Report

While I don’t imagine that many are going to mourn the passing of 2020, all in all, it was a surprisingly good year for sportfishing for many in Baja. At least for those who managed to make it down. There was far less pressure on the fishery which demonstrated how quickly the food chain could… Read more »

New Oceanside Luxury RV Resort

    The beloved East Cape hotel, Buena Vista Resort, has a brand-new RV park, OceanSide Luxury RV Resort, and they’re offering Discover Baja members a special 20% discount. The RV park has a range of services and also offers guests access to all of the amenities of the resort (which is right next door)… Read more »

Culinary Corner December 2020

  Tijuana’s Newest Food Hall, The Park, Opens Tijuana’s newest hip eatery is a new colectivo food hall boasting the cuisine of beloved TJ restaurants and food stalls such as Tortas Washmobile, Los Compas, Alma Verde, and Oryx. Located inside the NewCity Medical Plaza, The Park offers a range of Tijuana’s best cuisine from street… Read more »

Christmas Traditions in Mexico

In Baja, with the close proximity and the strong influence of the U.S., many of the Christmas traditions from the U.S. get blended with the more traditional Mexican celebrations. But Mexico has some very traditional and festive celebrations that take place during the Christmas season. As Mexico is a predominantly Catholic country, most of Mexico’s… Read more »

December 2020 Baja Bulletin

baja bulletin

  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least December 21, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system allowing… Read more »