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Christmas Tianguis Have Taken Over Downtown La Paz

TBC Drive with precaution if you are heading downtown in the next few weeks. The traditional La Paz Christmas Tianguis have taken over several blocks of historic downtown La Paz, making driving and parking a little more hazardous. The Tianguis, or open-air street stands, can...

HAVE YOU PAID AGUINALDO TO YOUR EMPLOYEES?

By Gisela Talamantes Saenz It is that time of year in Mexico when the Aguinaldo needs to be paid. Article 87 of the Federal Labor Law establishes the Aguinaldo as an obligation/benefit, with the objective to grant to the employees a sufficient amount of money...

The Queen of Plan B

By Susan Fogel The adventure starts here! You kissed the cubicle job goodbye, held numerous garage sales, sold the ole homestead, packed the car, and headed south. The dreams of sipping icy Margaritas with your feet in the sand are about to come true. Well,...

What is Buen Fin?

November 17th to the 20th TBC November and December are crazy months here in La Paz.  Christmas shopping seems to be starting earlier and earlier (have you seen the box stores full of Christmas decorations already?) each year and while out running errands the past few...

Cement Tiles – A Dying Art in Baja

By Russ Ham “Making these tiles is my passion. It provides for my family, and sometimes it provides me with occupational therapy.” — Gabriel Fausto Alvarez, on making cement tiles (roughly translated). Cement tiles — also called hidráulicos or mosaicos — are seen throughout La...

Month of May Promotion – Relax Masajes La Paz

At Relax Masajes in La Paz Month of May Promotion Facial & Massage for 600 pesos Call Jeny for your appointment at 612 177 0745

When in Mexico…El Nopal Spanish School

 by Nadine York When in Mexico, it follows that you speak Spanish, right? But maybe you don’t. Maybe you’ve never been out of your native country, or you’re just lousy with languages. There’s hope! It’s called El Nopal – not the cactus, the language school....

The Way of Tea

by Melissa A. Bartell “Tea is quiet and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty.” ~James Norwood Pratt  It’s a chilly day in La Paz, BCS, Mexico – chilly for the tropics, anyway – about 65 degrees – and sky...

Give the Colors and Flavors of Mexico – Shop Local

Shop Local By Susan Klindienst Fogel Why did you come to Mexico? There could be a hundred answers to that question. For most expats, a big reason is to live a more relaxed life among friendly, gracious people. And to explore, enjoy, and share a...

El Jardin Secreto; A Hidden Gem

TBC It is a secret that really shouldn’t be a secret. Tucked away behind a large white wall on Colima street is a big garden with a delightful restaurant nestled under a gorgeous, hand woven, wood canopy. The owner, Karina Ehrenberg Theurel, who is fluent...