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A visit to Tijuana makes for an excellent day trip. The city is famous for its wild nightlife. It’s also packed full of Mexican culture. In recent years, Tijuana has also become an amazing food and drink destination. In this guide, I’ll list the 35 best things to do in Tijuana. Under each destination, I’ll …

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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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The fastest and easiest way to travel to Tijuana is to drive to the border, park your car in San Ysidro on the U.S. side, and walk across one of the pedestrian crossings. One of the most popular parking lots is called Border Station Parking. Unfortunately, the cost of San Ysidro border parking is high. …

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Planning a day trip to Tijuana? This guide outlines how to visit Tijuana from San Diego, step-by-step. I’ll explain how to travel from San Diego to Tijuana and how to cross the border. I’ll list some of the best things to do in Tijuana and share some bar, restaurant, hotel, and nightlife recommendations. Finally, I’ll …

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This is an easy trip to make. Valle de Guadalupe is located just 90 miles south of San Diego and around 70 miles south of Tijuana. It is connected by well-maintained highways. This guide explains how to travel from San Diego to Valle de Guadalupe, step-by-step.  There are three ways you can make this trip. …

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After spending over a year living in Tijuana and working in San Diego, I have made the walk across the border hundreds of times. Admittedly, the crossing can feel a bit intimidating the first time because it is so large and busy. This guide outlines the process of walking across the border to Tijuana from …

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Do you need a passport to go to Tijuana? Generally, the answer is yes. Most travelers do need a passport. There are some exceptions. Whether or not you need a passport depends on how you’re entering the country, your nationality, the length of your stay, and where you’re traveling after Tijuana. Whether you’re driving across …

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Flying out of Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) is a great way to save money on tickets to Mexico as well as the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Thanks to the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) terminal, Tijuana airport is easily accessible from the U.S. side of the border. You don’t even have to enter the …

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