Paddleboarding on the Sea of Cortes

There’s no better way to start the day than floating on the beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortes. I’m fortunate to be able to paddleboard regularly in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, located on the southern tip of Baja California. Mar de Cortes is also known as Sea of Cortez, and is named after the... Continue Reading →

A Twist on Tortilla Soup

One of the classic dishes you’ll often find in Mexico is tortilla soup. There are a multitude of versions of this dish. We’ve had it made only with broth and served with toppings like avocados and tortilla strips. We’ve had a version with chicken in it, and a version with beef. I decided to try... Continue Reading →

Bird nerd

I am a self-confessed bird nerd. I love to watch birds, marvel at their colours, their ingenuity, their beautiful songs, their ability to fly! One of my favourite aspects of spring is watching migrating birds return. The winter birds are soon joined by those who go south for the winter, as week after week, new... Continue Reading →

Road trip to La Paz

A road trip with new experiences is always fun. So we set out to explore the city of La Paz and area and spent three days enjoying new adventures. La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. The city is located in a beautiful bay, and the popular centre... Continue Reading →

Beer battered fish

One of the wonderful delights of living in Cabo San Lucas is the abundance of fresh fish and seafood. Almost every restaurant offers some selection of fish caught that day (catch-of-the-day), and other locally caught delights like shrimp, calamari, lobster, octopus, scallops…the list goes on. We have enjoyed dining out and sampling these different delicacies,... Continue Reading →

Basking on a boat

As someone who loves the water, there’s something special about being on a boat in that water. I love to swim, snorkel, even just lounge on the beach near the water. I like to sit on the deck and look at the water; just looking even relaxes me. I am very blessed to spend the summer living... Continue Reading →

Mexico’s food

We were lucky enough to spend the winter in Mexico, enjoying four and a half months in Cabo San Lucas after a wonderful road trip to get to Baja California Sur. As our time there drew to a close, and knowing that the future is never certain, I reflected on what I loved about our... Continue Reading →

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