Located just outside the main touristy area, the Tijuana Marriott is a nice hotel that delivers everything you expect from the Marriott brand. As expected during Covid times, the hotel has made changes to its offerings but does a great job with the limitations. The downside was the service which I can only describe as … More Tijuana Marriott – Review
**Updated post HERE.** Living or visiting San Diego has many advantages. The weather, food, and people (of course) are world class. But another great aspect of San Diego is its close proximity to Mexico and in particular, Tijuana. Getting to/from Mexico used to be much simpler back in the day when you didn’t even need … More Walking From San Diego to Tijuana
Day 1 – Arrive in Cancun Day 2 – Chichen Itza and Ek Balam Day 3 – Coba and Tulum Day 4 – Your Choice If you enjoy seeing old historic sites, you really can’t go wrong with visiting the Yucatan in Mexico. The great part about it is that it’s really easy to get … More 4 Day Itinerary for Traveling Solo to the Yucatan, Mexico
I was giving some advice to a friend of mine this weekend since he has an upcoming trip to the Yucatan region of Mexico. Since I’d been there before, he was curious to know how I got around and how I visited the sites of Chitzen Itza and others without a car since he … More How hard is it to drive abroad?
The CBX is a pedestrian bridge that connects San Diego to Tijuana airport making travel to Mexico super simple and hassle free. How to cross from San Diego to Tijuana airport? The introduction of the CBX (Cross Border Xpress) that connects San Diego to the Tijuana airport has made traveling to Mexico and South America … More What is the CBX and How to Use It
Wonderful little eatery in Playa del Carmen just east of the highway. It has a pink awning and you could argue it’s pretty much underneath the freeway. I walked here after seeing chef Rick Bayless recommend it and it certainly didn’t disappoint. For about $2 you can get a sandwich with a tower or salsa, … More Las Karnitas
Back in February of this year, I took a quick trip down to Playa Del Carmen to use as my launching point to visit some Mayan ruins. It’s a 45 minute drive south from the Cancun airport, a total tourist destination lined with beach loving all inclusive resorts. However, it’s the perfect spot to launch … More Mayan Ruins in Mexico