Skeleton and beer at Cielito Lindo Baja Mexico

Baja Beer and Travel Journal: Expat Stories at Cielito Lindo

We are all about the stories when we travel, and Baja was no different. Still without a real plan or destination, we headed out after El Campo #5, only knowing that we wanted to go where the warmth and the beaches were. And we wanted to find the stories of the places and the people along the way. Little did we know, we would do just that at Cielito Lindo Motel and RV Park, just south of San Quintin, Baja California Norte.

April looking out over ocean at Campo #5 outside of Ensenada Baja Mexico

Baja Beer and Travel Journal: Tijuana to Ensenada

Crossing the border, passing through Tijuana, stocking up in Ensenada, watching surfers, drinking beer, and slamming on brakes, follow along with us in our Baja Beer & Travel Journal as we travel through Baja.

Ken and April top 5 2019

Craft Beer Travelers Top 5 of 2019

The best of 2019 breweries, camp spots, beer events, and mountain biking trails. Before you go anywhere, see what we’ve got to say about everywhere. Ok, not everywhere, but we’re getting there.

RAIF and mountain bikes in Ensenada Baja California Mexico

They Stole our Mountain Bikes, but not our Spirits!

Rounding the corner in Ensenada, bellies full of street tacos and cerveza, we caught a glimpse of something orange on the ground and immediately we knew our beloved bikes were no longer with us. Thieves be damned, we ain’t quitting yet!

Lizzy Thomas April Ken posing for the camera at Cielito Lindo in Baja Mexico Van Life Conversation

Van-Life: Redefining the American Dream in Baja

Meet van-lifers and fellow adventurers, Lizzy and Thomas. If you ever thought you couldn’t do something, these two, along with Umphrey, their pup, and Carini The Van will send you into van life faster than you can quit your job.

Junction 89 sign and beer at Hops on Birch beer bar in Flagstaff Arizona

How to Find Great Craft Breweries Wherever You Are

In our hometown of Denver, Colorado, according to some intense research by Jonathan Shikes at Westword, there are just around 100 breweries in Denver proper (not including the ‘burbs), but also over 400 breweries in the state, making it 4th in breweries per capita according to the Brewer’s Association. So, how in the hell do you decide which brewery to visit? And the even bigger question is how do you decide which brewery to visit when you travel, especially when there are over 7,000 breweries in the US?