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Annex the Baja: The Cabo San Lucas Winter Olympics

Craig Bowron | Posted 05.25.2014 | Comedy
Craig Bowron

The Olympic games bring all kind of important life lessons to its participants -- dedication, endurance, blah blah blah -- but they can also be a tran...

For Your Daydreaming Pleasure: 7 Spas With Unbelievable Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

All of these spa hotels and resorts are highly rated by our readers -- and all offer transporting natural surroundings to make your stay feel like a true escape.

Swim With Whale Sharks in Baja

Fathom | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Fathom

Like it was playing hide and seek, the whale shark's rectangular head appeared from the sapphire-colored watery abyss. I knew that it wouldn't attack me. But when a 15-foot anything is swimming towards you, and you're practically naked, it's freaky.

Baja Smugglers: Transporting News to the 18-34 Demographic on YouTube

Jesse Aizenstat | Posted 10.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Jesse Aizenstat

Young people don't watch the news. The common understanding is that young people like reality TV and mindless television dramas. But I think that network executives and media moguls simply haven't found the right way to relate to the 18-34 demographic.

Where to Tickle a Grey Whale

Doreen Walton | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

The breeding lagoons in Baja, California are safe, warm places for the whales to calve. This is where some 'friendlies' seem to enjoy contact with people. We had a magical time.

Million Dollar Makeover? Behind Baja California's New Image

Erin Siegal McIntyre | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Erin Siegal McIntyre

In recent years, Baja's historic reputation for sun and surf was eclipsed by gruesome headlines including beheadings, kidnappings en masse, and frequent shoot-outs.

Wild Adventures In Baja California

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Just south of the international border in Mexico, the Sonoran Desert stretches to meet the Sea of Cortez. Remote springs and oases provide relief to an arid landscape of cactus and mountains, bordered by coastal wetlands and an ocean teaming with wildlife.

Doing 60 in a 30 Zone: A Birthday Celebration

Janie Emaus | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

While the young girls hover around their computers and cellphones, posting the day's activities on Facebook and Skyping with friends back home, we older ladies sit on the deck, sipping margaritas looking up at the sky. We know there will be plenty of time later to look at our photos.

PHOTOS: The Hat Dance Done Right

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Much like the colorful courtship performance of a bird of paradise, the Jarabe Tapatío, the quintessential folk dance of Mexico, is a captivating display of form and flow.

PHOTOS: A Wild Trip To The Sea Of Cortez

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

An impromptu trip to the Sea of Cortez finds wildlife galore.

A Cabo Hotel For Purists

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 07.21.2012 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

A two-year-old resort is getting the nod from fans of old-school Cabo.

InstaBaja

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The same week news broke that Facebook would acquire Instagram, two travelers used the app to shoot their Baja California expedition, capturing a $1 billion memory of a gorgeous wilderness.

Watching Whales Off Of Los Cabos

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Two enormous whales breached and slammed down on their sides. I thought the boat might capsize as we all got up from our seats, angling for unobstructed views.

Why Travel Teaches Us To Appreciate Good Food

Anna Brones | Posted 03.11.2012 | Food
Anna Brones

Travel and food go hand in hand. Why do you think there are so many destination specific foods topping the trend lists for 2012?

WATCH: 7 Ultimate Kayaking Trips

Ben Colclough | Posted 12.01.2011 | Travel
Ben Colclough

Tourist boards seem to wheel out the kayaking photos whenever they want to promote a place as an aspirational destination, often regardless of the reality on the ground.

Baja Unplugged

John Dougherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
John Dougherty

We turned off the cell phones. We quit reading newspapers. We ignored all the horror stories related to the Drug Wars and State Department warnings. We simply decided to enjoy ourselves.

Eco-Getaways: Whale Watching In Laguna San Ignacio

NRDC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(Text and Photos courtesy of the NRDC) Laguna San Ignacio, on the west coast of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico is a World Heritage Site, a...

Donald Trump Sued By Buyers Of Failed Luxury Condo Project

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN DIEGO — Donald Trump was sued Friday by buyers who lost millions of dollars in deposits on a failed hotel-condo in the Mexican border city o...

So Out, It's In: The Baja

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

I was sitting in a sandwich shop in Richmond, VA, eating my barbecue potato chips and watching some DNC coverage on the flatscreen above the counter w...