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How to Travel Between Los Angeles and Tijuana by Greyhound Bus

A visit to Tijuana makes for an excellent day trip or weekend getaway from anywhere in Southern California. Before moving to Tijuana, I used to visit the city every couple of months just to enjoy Mexico and get away from work and normal life. After driving a few times I started to get sick of …

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The Best Craft Breweries in Tijuana

The city of Tijuana is right in the middle of a major Renaissance. Over the past few years, trendy restaurants, cafes, food trucks, and craft breweries have begun popping up all over the city. What was once a dangerous border town is quickly becoming a foodie destination. The craft beer scene, in particular, is booming. …

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Cycling in Tijuana: A Guide for Bicycle Touring and Commuting

This guide is designed for people planning on commuting and bicycle touring through Tijuana. It covers safety tips, bike shop recommendations, routes through the city, parking, and more. For the past year, cycling has been my main mode of transportation in Tijuana. I ride my bike to and from the border several times per week …

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Inside a Tijuana Bar During an Armed Robbery

While walking home one evening after enjoying a couple of drinks, I noticed a bar that was advertising beers for only two bucks. I decided to stop in for one more drink before calling it a night. Inside, the place was depressing. It was run down and pretty empty. Maybe 5 customers sat scattered throughout …

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My Phone was Pickpocketed in Tijuana and I Got it Back!

This was my own fault really. I was stumbling back to my apartment alone at around 3 am after having a few too many drinks with a friend when a prostitute approached me. She was probably about 40, spoke only Spanish, and was clearly really high. She put her hand on my chest and began …

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