Monthly Archives: January 2022

Peninsula Picks: Best Baja Markets

Wondering where to go for the tastiest produce, freshest fish, or best local artisanal products? Here are some of our favorite markets along the peninsula. Mercado Hidalgo Location: Tijuana, BC (Sanchez Taboada 9351) Hours: Open daily 6am-6pm Why We Love It: As Tijuana’s premier produce market since 1955, this is a popular spot for locals… Read more »

Hiking in the Desert

By Dave Kelly, author of “Hiking Loreto” Desert Hiking is quite different from hiking through other terrains and offers truly unique rewards. If you aren’t familiar with it, you may think of the desert as hot, dry, harsh, hazardous and not very appealing. To the contrary, desert hiking can be extremely rewarding and pleasurable. The… Read more »

February 2022 Baja Bulletin

COVID Update in Baja Non U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation are now permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry. Non-essential travelers who are not U.S. citizens are required to (1) provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as outlined on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)… Read more »

February 2022 Baja Fishing Report

In a “be careful what you wish for” sort of way, the rain was blown away by strong Santa Ana winds, producing small craft warnings up and down the Pacific Coast! Sigh… Hence the fishing news from the Coronados was mostly old or none at all. However, at Ensenada, some boats made it out, scoring… Read more »

Culinary Corner February 2022

Baja Restaurants Make the 2022 Guía México Gastronómico San Pellegrino, Nespresso, and Larousse Cocina have released their 2022 “Guía México Gastronómico” featuring the best 250 restaurants in all of Mexico. Many Baja restaurants made the list including Madre, Sabina Restaurante, and Manzanilla in Ensenada. Also in Baja California were Fauna, Villa Torél, Finca Altozano, and… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Best Baja Experiences for 2022

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New year, new opportunity for Baja experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned Baja explorer or new to traveling the peninsula, these are some of Baja’s best treasures that shouldn’t be missed. Hug the Gray Whales Why We Love It: One of the most unique experiences on the peninsula is getting to have an up-close-and-personal experience with… Read more »

January 2022 Baja Bulletin

U.S. Land Border Open  Non U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation are now permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry as of November 8, 2021. Non-essential travelers who are not U.S. citizens are required to (1) provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as outlined on the… Read more »

Culinary Corner January 2022

Tijuana Breweries If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the breweries in Tijuana, don’t miss the latest round up of the newest and best craft brews as reported by Matthew Suárez for The San Diego Reader. He brings you the best taprooms, tastiest brewpubs, newest breweries, and everything in between. *   *… Read more »

January 2022 Baja Fishing Report

The year 2021 ended with reports of the heaviest, record-setting rains and snowstorms in some parts of California since 1983. These reports were followed by Captain Aliyar’s (Polaris Supreme) exciting news, “We are back on the giant bluefin off the Northern Baja Coast with 16 bluefin from 100 to 200-pounds! It is a great start… Read more »