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5 Winter Travel Deals

I’ve had a rush of inquiries these last couples weeks regarding last minute winter travel. While the first day of winter is officially tomorrow, temperatures have plummeted in most of the US, and people are looking to make moves. My top recommendations are both tropical and winter wonderland, for my adventurers who love it all.Pachamama, Todos […]

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Shake it Off (2016)

I’m just back from a really fantastic week in Todos Santos visiting my family. Many people think my trips to Baja are relaxing, but they are mistaken. In fact, sometimes I return from Baja more exhausted than a typical NYC work week. But that’s because on top of the work, there’s the house and yard […]

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Casa Natalia Boutique Hotel in San Jose del Cabo

This week’s travel focus for me is convenience. In my opinion, there is always a way to make a trip more seamless, a transition more graceful, an event more effortless. Every once in a while I come across a property that offers all of that and then some. I’ve been sending people to Casa Natalia […]

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Behind the Scenes at Pachamama Mexico

As you may already know, I’ve recently wrapped another unbelievable photo shoot with The Paradise Society in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The Paradise Society is a side project of Paraiso that combines fashion, adventure and wellness into one beautiful photo portfolio. The trips are cosponsored by complementary brands that share values and image, […]

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Baja Blood Orange Margarita

Since we’ve been spicing things up with Cinco de Mayo, I am toasting with a south of the border specialty cocktail this evening.  In honor of those gorgeous Baja sunsets that I can’t ever seem to shake from my dreams, today I am saying salud with a spicy margarita with an extra kick of Baja […]

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A Trip Down Baja’s Memory Lane

The beautiful Baja peninsula runs approximately 1,000 miles south of California. The stunning scenery never disappoints. I think of this journey as a pilgrimage to my home, something I feel the need to do from time to time. The second I set out on Mexico’s highway 1 I feel immediately transported back to a very […]

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Baja in the Spotlight: Conde Nast Features the Baja we Know and Love

Newflash! Conde Nast Traveler featured one of our absolute favorite destinations, the home in Nina’s heart, Baja California Sur, Mexico in their February edition! We could not be happier to see gorgeous shots of Baja’s beaches, spots, and natural beauty collaged across CNTraveler‘s social platforms as they explore this perfect location. In this shot, fishing boats […]

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Pozole: Baja Style

Chicken Pozole is a delicious thick Mexican soup, popular around holidays, winter-time, and even rumored to cure a hangover! Enjoy this warm and comforting dish.. this recipe serves 10 and is perfect for a dinner party or your freezer! What you need: 2 cloves of garlic, peeled 1 tbsp cumin powder 1 onion, chopped 2 […]

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Sabor de Baja: Cooking with Nopal Cactus

Nina Ornstein, founder of Paraiso, loves all things Baja. Having grown up part-time in Baja, the region left a major imprint on Nina’s life: through her personal love of travel, her work with Paraiso, and of course…. her tastebuds! In our last interview with Nina, she jokes, “My food is great if I do say […]

Todos Santos Film Festival

Todos Santos in Baja California can be proud not only of it´s outstanding nature and landscape, but as we have already discussed, about his pro-active community that keeps on creating different activities that can make anyone proud. One that´s been in the spot for over 12 years is the one that Sylvia Perel created in […]

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