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How to Travel from Tijuana to Rosarito by Bus, Taxi, or Car

Traveling from Tijuana to Rosarito is pretty quick and easy. The cities sit just 14 miles (22 km) apart. Travel time averages around 35 minutes. This guide outlines, step-by-step, how to travel from Tijuana to Rosarito. There are four ways to make this trip. You can drive, take a taxi, take public transportation, or take …

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The Best Places to Retire in Mexico

With over 1.5 million retirees, ex-pats, and digital nomads, Mexico is the most popular destination for Americans and Canadians who want to live abroad. The country offers a low cost of living, excellent climate, world-class cuisine, easy visas and accessibility, and a high quality of life. This guide outlines 34 of the best places to …

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Tijuana Police Corruption: How to Avoid Paying Bribes

Tijuana police corruption has been a serious problem for decades. It is not uncommon for a Tijuana police officer to stop tourists and demand that they pay a bribe or ‘mordida’ in Spanish. This can happen while you’re driving around town or simply walking down the street. In this guide, I outline Tijuana police corruption …

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Is Tijuana Safe? Avoiding Common Scams and Crime

With all of the shocking news reports of violent crime in Tijuana over the past decade, many travelers have gotten the idea that the city is too dangerous to visit. This guide answers the question ‘Is Tijuana Safe?’ It outlines all of the crimes and scams that exist in Tijuana and explains some precautions you …

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25 Useful Mexico Travel Tips

After spending over a year living and traveling extensively through Mexico, I’ve gotten to know the country pretty well. I’ve visited most of the top tourist spots, explored rural areas as well as the countryside, and experienced the incredible culture. I’ve also made some mistakes. This list of 25 Mexico travel tips will help you …

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Temporary Import Permit for Mexico (TIP) Explained

In order to drive a foreign plated vehicle in Mexico, you may need to get a temporary import permit (TIP). Whether or not you need this document depends on where you plan to drive in Mexico. This guide answers frequently asked questions about the TIP. I’ll explain when you need it, how to get it, …

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The Mexico FMM Tourist Permit Explained

Mexico offers visa-free entry to those who hold passports from countries on its no visa required list. Instead of a visa, tourists must obtain an FMM tourist permit (Forma Migratoria Múltiple). This guide answers frequently asked questions about the FMM tourist permit. I’ll explain what the FMM is, how to get it, how much it …

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