A Brief History of Cabo Real Estate

BY LISSETTE VALENTIN Thirty-seven years ago, when Michael Schaible first landed in San Jose del Cabo, little did he know he would become the first real estate agent in town and a pioneer developer in Los Cabos. In 1986 he founded Baja Properties, Baja’s only brokerage then, still operating today. “The funny thing is I […]

Golf Tournament for a Cause Highly Successful

BY DAVID FLORES The 14th Annual Knick NAC golf tournament, held at the exclusive Querencia golf course in San Jose, had 92 golfers playing and 127 attending the evening dinner.  The event also marked Liga MAC’S 27th anniversary celebration when 8 women from Mexico, Canada, and the US formed this organization. After the scramble tournament, […]

Mountains, Cacti, Desert, Ocean

And Why We Become Enamored of the Combination BY NAAILAH AULADIN One of the deciding factors in moving to Baja California Sur was the accessibility to mountains parallel with its proximity to the ocean. For the last two years, I was blessed to have lived by the Caribbean surrounded by its lush green jungles, yet […]

The Three Kings Are Here!

BY FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ In Mexico, the Christmas holiday tradition of giving does not take place on Christmas Eve which some might consider the American way, nor on Christmas Day morning when many Anglo-Americans celebrate the holiday. Rather, it occurs on January the 6th. That date, in Mexico, represents the true gift-giving time of the year.  […]

Adapting to Change: Navigating Baja California Sur’s Real Estate Market

BY NICK FONG As we navigate towards 2024, predictions and expectations for the real estate market in Baja California Sur vary. The market is poised on the brink of potential stabilization and growth, offering a mix of caution and optimism for those looking to engage with it. For buyers, this could be a golden opportunity […]

Voices of the Soul Art Benefit

BY FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ ”In August, I received a call from the Southern Baja California Institute of Culture, asking if I could teach a drawing workshop with a variety of painting techniques to the children of the orphanage La Casa de Hogar, and I excitedly accepted,” said Begoña Fernandez.  Originally from Cuernavaca, Morelos, near Mexico City, […]

Todos Santos Food and Wine Festival Tickets Available

BY DAVID FLORES Get ready, food and wine lovers! The 11th Gastrovino Festival in Todos Santos is just around the corner, happening from December 8 to 10. This year, they’re mixing things up with three deliciously unique options, and trust me, you won’t want to miss a single one. First up, there’s the restaurant tour […]

Cabo Death Trip

BY GRINGUITO ANONIMO As if the appearance of a car-size pothole a few months ago at San José del Cabo airport was not enough, an ill-conceived redesign of the Transpeninsular Highway between the Cabo del Sol overpass and downtown Cabo San Lucas has created a blatantly dangerous situation. This recent change is another example of […]

Beloved ‘Dichos:’ Navigating Life Through Mexico’s Folk Wisdom

BY SANDRA GANCZ KAHAN I love dichos; those sayings we often blurt out to illustrate or lighten the mood in certain situations.  In Mexico, it’s not uncommon to hear locals effortlessly pepper their conversations with sayings that seem as curious as they are colorful. To an outsider, these expressions may appear to be amusing linguistic […]

Ask a Mexican

How do you celebrate posadas? What do they mean to you? Luisa Martinez, 35, Yoga Instructor. Posadas are like our food fiesta time! When it’s that season, my family and I turn our kitchen into a busy Mexican food center. We get all hands on deck making those mouthwatering tamales, brewing up that aromatic hot […]