Posts Categorized: Insider Tips

Off the beaten path: Getting into trouble, getting found, and getting home

By Carla King Whether you’re staying on the well-traveled routes or wandering off onto the dirt tracks to fishing camps, missions, and oasis, here’s what you need to know about trip, vehicle,  and evacuation insurance, how it really works, gear, and costs. This post is for anybody on two or four wheels, boating, hiking, diving… Read more »

Practical advice and etiquette for Baja adventurers

Baja Motorcycle Riding

It’s sometimes difficult to know how to behave in a country other than our own and though intentions may be good, in our hurry or ignorance we often blithely pass through without knowing how we should have behaved until late in our journey. Mexicans are very forgiving, but I do regret having unintentionally blundered when… Read more »

The Best Free Apps for Traveling in Baja

Baja travel apps

We’ve put together some of the best free apps for traveling in Baja. Whether you’re planning your route, wondering what the gas prices are going to be, looking for a great place to stay or trying to figure out how many pesos you’re getting for your dollar, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite, useful… Read more »

How to be Prepared for an Emergency in Baja

Before You Go Register with the U.S. Government’s STEP Program Before you travel, register with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). This is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. STEP allows you to: -Receive important information from the Embassy… Read more »