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Vegans, Welcome to La Paz!

By Ana Ortega Restaurants in La Paz are enthusiastic to embrace the rise of vegan eating. La Paz has welcomed vegan eating with open arms! So far, 26 different local restaurants have added at least one vegan option to their menu. For those who are...

5 GREAT THINGS TO DO IN LA PAZ

By Heather Borquez Friends and family coming to visit? Don´t despair. Here are five great things to do in La Paz to keep yourselves busy! Laze away the day at the beach … Need I say more? The white sand beaches that line the malecon...

Time to Sell Your Real Estate Property in La Paz?

Here is a practical guide to help sell your house or lot as smoothly as possible. By Sandra D. Gaytán Many home or lot owners in Baja California Sur get to the moment when they realize it is time to sell their property. Making the...

10 Places to Visit In and Around La Paz

By Flavia Faustini The entire Municipality of La Paz has become the ultimate snowbird hangout with warm temperatures during the day and cooler evenings along with its beautiful natural resources and laid back culture. There are several must-visit places while here in the Baja than...

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 M.I.A.U. Gatito?

TBC Me Interesa Ayudar a Un Gatito (M.I.A.U. Gatito), A.C. is a non-profit association initiated by 5 professional women who share a love for animals. M.I.A.U. Gatito’s main objective is to contribute to the culture of respect for all life-forms, mainly cats. Our family, of...

PAYING TAXES ON RENTAL PROPERTIES LOCATED IN MEXICO

By Linda Neil Internet, blog sites, expat groups and Mexican newspapers are full of information about the growing problem of foreigners who are renting their homes or condominiums and failing to pay Mexican taxes. Not only is this a violation of Mexican tax law with...

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....

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to you and your staff as always. As people comment to me about your new cover (an additional thanks) they always include a word about what a great job you do with the entire magazine, your writers and their articles, very interesting and professional, and the new format…a...

EVELIA’S STORY FOR FANLAP

By Judy Peterson About fifteen years ago, my husband and I were walking along the malecón in La Paz when we were approached by a student who needed to interview English-speaking foreigners as a project for her English class in senior high school. During our...