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La Marmolera Restaurante: Celebrating Their 10-Year Anniversary

TBC La Marmolera Restaurante is a pioneer, offering their own unique style of breakfasts and lunches, which have won over locals and tourists alike to their restaurant in La Paz. This little treasure of a restaurant near the big domed cathedral, just off of 5...

The Secret Life of Bees

By Susan Fogel Are bees swarming your infinity edge pool? Are they making your spa their day spa? Queen Latifah may have been able to handle bees without getting stung when she starred in the movie based on the book with the same name as...

Blankets Warm the Hearts In La Paz

TBC In 2014, Jerry and Laurie Angelo and their two daughters spent Christmas Eve with the children of Nueva Creación orphanage. The Angelos brought the children piñatas and gifts, and played many games of soccer with them. And in exchange, the children of the orphanage...

TEN THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU COME TO LA PAZ

  By Donneley McCann GO TO THE BEACH. Whether you choose El Tesoro (the treasure), Balandra (yacht), or El Tecolate (the owl), you are guaranteed beautiful white sand and tranquil surroundings. Umbrella-type palapas along the water will give you some shade, and buses provide transportation...

Julio Ibarra: Kindness, Strength, and Dedication

By Ana García Ibarra   I grew up muddy, playing with molds and brushes, being careful not to break pieces while running around the pottery shop. But we are not talking about me. This article is about the man who never got angry if I...

Who is the Diva of Death?

By Susan Fogel Day of the Dead in La Paz and all over Mexico is not only a day to remember the dearly-departed, it is a time to poke fun at death. Altars are set up around town and in homes honoring one person or...

A Year After Hurricane Odile

TBC       On the night of September 14th, 2014, just a little over a year ago, Hurricane Odile made landfall near Cabo San Lucas, and wreaked havoc as it made its way up the peninsula. All told, the hurricane displaced over 15,000 people...

Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market Continues on Sundays

Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market Continues on Sundays   TBC   Just a friendly reminder that the Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market will continue every Sunday with the sale of seafood, agriculture products, crafts and homemade foods. The weekly market is located in the parking...

La Morante Bar in La Paz

Brainchild of Alejandra Morante. Artist. Expat from Argentina. Inspired at a young age by an aunt who was an architect…always dreamed of art and the sea. Alejandra came to Mexico in 2001 from Concordia, Argentina to join her sister who had emigrated a bit earlier....

PAYING TAXES ON INCOME ON RENTALS

By Linda Neil MAKE LIFE SIMPLER.  DON’T SPEND IT WORRYING ABOUT COMPLIANCE. Mexican newspapers are full of headlines 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 the...