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Strip Club Links
Bolero Strip Club close walk from the border near Hotel Pueblo Amigo Info
Lap dances $5 Private Dances $40 2 songs
Madonas Table Dance club off Revolution, popular place Info
Located on the south west side of 4th street next to Revolution
Peanuts and Beer on Revolution
Bambi Club
Beverly Hills Club
Lord Blacks
Spice Club
Penthouse Club on Revolution Near Peanuts and Beer
Regine Club
Strip Club Info
Swinger Clubs

City of Tijuana
Hotel Info

Real del Rio José Ma. Velasco 1409 Zona del Río 22320
Grand Hotel Blvd. Agua Caliente 4558 Col. Aviación  C.P. 22420
Hotel Lucerna Paseo de los Heroes 10902 ****
Hotel Lucerna German Gedovius 11 Col Zona Rio
Camino Real Tijuana Paseo de los Heroes 10305 
Pueblo Amigo Inn
Via Oriente 9211 Zona Rio C.P 22320 ****
La Mesa Inn  Diaz Ordaz Blvd., & Gardenias 50, Fracc. El Prado 22440
Hotel Country Club Agua Caliente Blvd. and Tapachula 1, Col. Hipodromo 22420 ***
Hacienda Del Rio Blvd. Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada 10606, Zona Rio 22320 ****
Hotel Fiesta Inn Av. Paseo de los Heroes 188818 Zona Rio 22320
Plaza Las Glorias Blvd. Agua Caliente 11553, 22420
El Conquistador Blvd. Agua Caliente 10750, 22420 ****
Hotel Bugambilias Av. Tijuana 1600, CD. Industrial Nueva C.P. 22500 ****
Palacio Azteca Blvd. Cuauhtemoc Sur 213 Col. Davila C.P. 22400
La Villa De Zaragoza Av. Madero 1120 between 7h and 8th St. Downtown ***
Real Inn Blvd, Agua Caliente 11451
Cesar's Revolucion Ave. 1079 at 5th st.**
Plaza De Oro 2nd St. and Miguel F. Martinez 785, Downtown
Terranova Diaz Ordaz Blvd. 13228, La Mesa ***
Leon 7th st. 1937, Downtown
La Sierra Blvd. Cuauhtémoc Sur Oriente 2800 **
Holiday Inn Express Ave. Paseo de los Héroes No. 18818 ****
Hotel Corona Plaza Blvd. Agua Caliente #1426 Fracc. Calette ***
La Mesa Inn Blvd. Díaz Ordaz y Gardenias #50 ***
Blvd. Díaz Ordaz #13228 Fracc. El Prado ***
Motel Aragon Ave. Negrete #1233, entre 8va y 9ena, Zona Centro **
Hotel Acienda Aeropuerto Blvd. Industrial Esq. Carretera Aeropuerto Otay
Palacio Azteca
Blvd. Cuahutemoc Sur #213 Col. Davila
Hotel America Diaz Miron 2206 Col Centro
Valparaiso Hotel
Ave. la Paz #16420, Col Mineral Santa Fé ***
Hotel Leva Ave. Constitution No. 412 Next to Chicago Club
Hotel Coahuila (Next to Adelita Bar)
Rizo de Oro Calle Coahuila 2004
Las Cascadas Callejon Coahuila 2012

Rosarito Beach
Oasis Beach Resort Ensenada 14010 Rosarito Beach
Rosarito Beach Hotel Blvd Benito Juarez 31 Rosarito Beach
Las Rocas Resort 6 miles south of Rosarito Beach

Tijuana Beach
Hacienda Del Mar Paseo Playas 116- Playas de Tijuana ***
Playas De Tijuana Ave Oaseo Playas 841 palyas De Tijuana 
Real Del Mar
(Mariott) Toll road to Ensenada km. 19
Hospital Bajanor C
alle Ferrocarril 10634 Col. Libertad Parte 22300
Hospital Excel Av. Paseo de los Héroes No. 2507, Zona Río.
Hospital Oasis Paseo Playas 19 Secc. Monumental Fracc. Playas de Tijuana
Grupo Oncologio Medical Gral. Ferreira Ave.2250 Col. Cacho
Hospital Del Prado 24 hr. emergency Bouganvilias 50-202 Fracc. Del Prado, La Mesa
Bol Corona Av. Ocampo No. 729 (Between 3rd and 4th)
Cafe La Especial Av. Revolucion 718

La Casa de Mole Poblano Aquiles Serdan 543 (Excellent Food)
La Casa de Mole Poblano II Paseo de los Héroes 10511
Cien Anos José Maria Velazco 1407 (Exotic Food)
La Fonda Roberto's Cuahutemoc Sur Oeste 2800
La Rielera Calle de la Nieve, 285 (Tijuana Beach)
La Espadana Sánchez Taboada Blvd. 10813
El Zaguan Paseo de los Héroes 10501
El Portrero Blvd. Salinas 4-700
La Fonda de las Delicias Ave. Río Colorado 10092 (Great food)
La Diferencia Blvd. Sánchez Taboada 10611-A (Excellent)
Cava Cien Anos Jose clemente Orozco 2340 (Excellent)
Aqui Es Oaxaca Av. 16 De Septiembre 212-5 (Great Oaxacan Style)
Los Arcos Esquadron 201 at Blvd. Salinas (Seafood)
Mariscos Los Angulo Campestre Paseo de los Héroes 4449 (Seafood)
El Faro de Mazatlan Blvd. Sánchez Taboada 9542 (Seafood)
Mariscos don Pepe Blvd. Fundadores 688 (Best Seafood around)
Mr. Fish Blvd. Agua Caliente 6000 (Seafood)
La Casa de la Langosta Blvd. Agua Caliente 3600
Mariscos Negro Durazo Blvd. Sánchez Taboada y C 10a No. 9190
Senor Frogs Pueblo Amigo Shopping Center
Hacienda Las Torres Blvd. Agua Caliente 4558 at the Grand Hotel (take a date)
Guadalajara Grill Diego de Rivera 19 Zona Rio
Carnitas Uruapan Blvd. Diaz Ordaz 12650, Fracc. El Prado, La Mesa
Molcajetes Paseo de los Heroes 9311-Zona Rio
Carnitas Quiroga Paseo de los Heroes 1535, Zona Río
La Terraza Ave. Revolucion and 7th st., Downtown
Tilly;s Fifth Avenue Corner of 5th. & Revolucion
Rincon San Roman Km. 19 ½ Tijuana Ensenada Toll Road at Real del Mar
Super Antojitos 4th st. between Constitucion & Niños Héroes (Local favorite)
Como Que No Blvd. Sanchez Taboada & A.Caso, Zona Rio
La Vuelta Del Rodeo Ave. Revolución 2004, & 11th st.

Getting to the Border

Catch the trolley from several locations in San Diego - downtown, Old Town, La Mesa and Santee. Take the trolley that goes to San Ysidro. The East line of the trolley connects with the south-bound trolley (blue line) going to San Ysidro at 12th and Market Streets in downtown San Diego, requires a transfer. Travel time is about an hour to ride the trolley to San Ysidro from Old Town. Trolleys run 7 days a week. Weekdays beginning at 5 a.m., the last trolley leaves San Ysidro to San Diego at 1 a.m. Saturdays, last trolley leaves San Ysidro at 3 a.m. Weekdays, the trolley runs every 15 mins, weekends they run from every hour to every 15 mins., depending on the day and time. The complete schedule and map are located on the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System website. More information on the trolley, HERE.

In Mexico

Taxis As you enter Mexico from the passageway immediately after going through the turnstiles, taxi drivers are not at all shy about soliciting your business. They're open to negotiation. There's lots of competition so always establish the fare BEFORE getting into the cab. A reasonable fare from the border to, say Chicago Club (Zona Rosa), is a total of $5. (U.S.), quite a bargain if split between a few people. Taxi drivers will permit you to load as many as 10 people into a taxi.

Walking Walking in Tijuana during the day is as safe as walking in a large US city. After dark your better off taking a taxi or walking in the street. Stay alert and watch where you're going. Sidewalks are full of cracks, curbs are non-standard height and it is not uncommon to find deep holes in the sidewalk. Your best off not wandering off in areas that are less populated.

Driving into Mexico has it's benefits and disadvantages, Info

Car Rentals are available in Tijuana from Avis, Hertz, Alamo etc. Cars can be rented and delivered at the airport, or at any of their other offices. Daily and weekly rates are available. Rates are higher then in the US, try using a travelocity.com in advance for the best rate. There is a rental company in San Diego that rents cars with insurance that may be driven into Mexico. More Driving Info

Blvd. Cuauhtemoc No.406, Col. Aeropuerto (011-526) 683-2310
Hertz Blvd. Agua Caliente No.3402, Fracc. Aviacion (011-526) 681-7553
Dollar Blvd. Sanchez Taboada No. 10285, Zona Rio (011-526) 681-8484
National Blvd. Agua Caliente No. 10595, Col. Aviacion (011-526) 682-4433
Nova Blvd. Agua Caliente No. 12009, Col. Gabilondo (011-526) 686-3854
Budget Paseo de los Heroes No. 9988, Zona Rio (011-526) 683-2905
Eurocar Blvd. Agua Caliente No.10590 (011-526) 686-2103

Tijuana International Airport
Carretera Internacional S/N Mesa de Otay
Your better off flying to San Diego Airport and taking the Trolley to the border. Flights do leave to Cuba from Tijuana for those that are interested in Cuban adult entertainment.

Parking Driving to the border you can park at one of the  large commercial parking lots for $7 per 24 hours. Take a Mexicoach bus right from the parking lot for a small fee and they will take you across the border and drop you on Revolución between 6th and 7th streets. Note: bus stops running at 9 p.m.
Massage Info
Azteca Massage Hj only $20 for 45 min includes shower
(look for discount coupons in TJ yellow pages) See Marta

Executive Real Massage$35hr/$80 FS
2970 Loreto See Alejandra, Gabriella, Sue, Alexa, Jenny

Liviani Massage
$20 Massage 100dll special Monday and Fridays
on F. Martinez between 4th and 5th see Laura

Monte Carlo*
$34HR See Bibi
Plaza Jardin Local 23 2nd floor
Via Poniente 4266 Zona Urbana Rio 12/11pm Closed Sunday

Cheaters (Salon for Hombres)
$25 1/2HR
on 6th Block E of Deja Vu

Teraputica Del Rio
$30HR see Wendy
San Diego St (near Exec by vacant lot upstairs by Doc office)

New Body
Deja Vu
adult entertainmenti Massage 2000
(Behind Club Fetish) Plaza Viva Local 2013


Salon De Stress
GQ Massage $30hr/$30HJ/$60BJ/$100FS
on 9th Block E of Revolution
Tierra Virgen $25hr/$30BJ/$70FS
1917 Pio Pico
Wendy's $20HR/$60FS see Celeste

Rates massage/ Hand Job/Oral/Full Service
Spanish Resources, Translations
RV's and Trailers should take the Ensenada Toll Road or Scenic Drive route along 
the coast where you can find several trailer parks or camp grounds for daily, weekly and yearly stays.
Insurance. If you drive across the border most American car insurance policies are not valid in Mexico. It is recommended buying Mexican auto insurance from one of the vendors on the U.S. side. Policies are available per day for about $10. (liability only) or you can buy a booklet for multiple trips which can lower the cost to $6 with a 15-day policy. Fill out a coupon each time you enter Mexico and deposit the coupon in the vendor's handy ATM slot.

Visit Auto insurance on-line where you print out the policy on your printer.

Mexican Insurance
MacAfee & Edwards All types of Insurance for Mexico
Anserv Insurance 3900 Harney St., #250,San Diego 619 296-4706.
Borderline Inc. 2004 Dairy Mart Rd., #103, San Ysidro 92073 800 332-2118.
Chula Vista Mex -Insur, Inc. I-805 and Bonita Rd., Chula Vista 619 425-2390.
Instant Mexico Insurance 223 Via de San Ysidro, San Ysidro 800 345-4701
International Gateway Insurance 3450 Bonita Rd., #103, Chula Vista 619 422-3028
Mex-Insur Inc. I-5 at Via de San Ysidro exit, San Ysidro 619 428-1121
Oscar Padilla Mexican (not Recommended)
Suggestion: Buy your insurance policy at one of the gas station mini-marts near the border. They accept payment by credit card, and provide good service.
Money  American dollars are accepted everywhere in Tijuana or Baja California. There is no big advantage to converting your dollars unless you plan extensive stays or use buses and collectivos. Converter for Currency
Water  Mexican water is not safe to drink. Restaurants serve bottled water. If you feel unsure, ask for bottled or mineral water. Most fresh salads and drinks with ice cubes are not a problem as the water used has been treated.
Drugs People often visit Mexico to buy drugs that require prescriptions in the U.S. Many of the drugs require prescriptions in Mexico as well, although it's easy to find a pharmacy that will sell the drugs without prescription. Take care when bringing these drugs back to the US.
Emergency Numbers
Police Dial 134        Fire Dial 38 41 27        Red Cross 132 Paramedics
Police Info
United States Consulate
Tapachula #96 Col. Hippodromo 81-74-00
Tipping is customary in Tijuana. It's expected in restaurants and hotels, the usual amount is 15% of the bill. At hotels, the tip to the bellboy is in proportion to the number of pieces of luggage. In other cases, it's at the discretion of the guest. It's not customary to tip taxi drivers, unless they are giving you a tour or providing some special service.
Telephones in Tijuana suck and are primitive compared to the US. Public telephones accept accept Mexican coins as well as U.S. quarters. Prepaid long distance calling cards work best and are available and can be purchased at the airport and at many commercial establishments. When calling from the US to Tijuana, dial 011-52-66, followed by the six digit local Tijuana phone number. Calling from Tijuana to any part of the world can be made from any telephone which can access "lada" or the country telephone code. For example: 
U.S.A. 001 area code then 7 digit number
Calling other parts of Mexico dial a 01 then the city code and the number
Dial 001 for all other countries outside of Mexico
Don't drink alcohol on public streets
Don't disturb the peace or harass others
Don't fight or cause a commotion
Don't partake in Immoral behavior
Don't carry or bring weapons to Mexico
Don't use or carry drugs in Mexico
Crime in Tijuana
What to bring with you INFO
Better condoms, thinner, flavored
Ear plugs, loud music protection
Small flashlight, room and clubs are dark
Lube, flavored, helps reduce condom breakage
Gifts, Blow Pops, KitKats, chocolate bars etc.
Breath mints, Certs, Gum, Peppermint Lifesavers.
Spanish/English Dictionary, pocket size
Hot Spanish Pocket size Spanish phrase book
Maps to Downtown, Rio Area and the Beach More Map Info

History of Tijuana goes back to the days when Tia Juana (Aunt Juana's Ranch). During the Mexican American war Mexico lost Upper California as a result a new border came into effect, making Tijuana an international border city. Since the early nineteen hundreds visitors from California came for shopping, horse races, boxing matches and thermal baths. The "Prohibition" of the twenties in the US, brought even more visitors to Tijuana looking for what was no longer available in the the US. Gambling casino were operating in Tijuana, including the famous Casino de Agua Caliente. Tijuana's population tripled from 21,977 inhabitants in 1940 to 65,364 in 1950. Since then, growth has exploded, with an estimated population of 1,800,000 inhabitants, placing it among the nation's four largest cities. Tijuana leads Mexico in economic growth and employment as the fact that Tijuana is the leading Television manufacturing country in the world. Besides the cheapest paid adult entertainment south of Los Angeles or any other city in North America.

Mexican Holidays (In Gray) and Peak periods
Banks and Government offices close
January 1 New Years *
February 5 Constitution Day *
March 21 President Benito Juarez Birthday *
April Easter / Spring Break
May 1 Labor Day
May 5 Cinco De Mayo
September 16 Mexican Independence Day *
October 12 Columbus Day
November 2 Day of the Deceased
November 20 Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution *
December 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe
December 25 Christmas Day
Things to Do

Sports Betting
Caliente Race and Sports book Several locations in Tijuana
Centro Caliente
Calle 4ta. y Ave Revolución S/N 88-34-25
Grand Book L.F. Blvd. Agua Caliente, No.4500, Interior Grand Hotel 81-83-48
Jai Alai L.F. Ave. Revolución y Calle 8, Zona Centro 85-25-24
Laz. Barrera L.F. Esq. Ví Oriente No. 9211, Centro Comercial Pueblo Amigo 82-39-89
Phone Bet L.F. Esq. Ví Oriente No. 9211, Centro Comercial Pueblo Amigo 82-84-48

Hipodrómo Caliente (Greyhound Racing)
Blvd. Agua Caliente y Tapachula 12027 81-78-11 / 86039-58

Real Del Mar At Km 19.5 scenic road Tijuana-Ensenada (011-526) 633-4401
18 hole professional golf course, spectacular ocean views, pro-shop, restaurant, hotel, spa
Tijuana Country Club Agua Caliente Blvd. (011-526) 681-7859
18 hole professional course, Open to the public.

BOL 2000 Del Parque Ave. 1000, Mesa de Otay (011-526) 623-1482 30
BOL Calafia Lazaro Cardenas Blvd. 405, La Mesa (011-526) 626-1582 20

Sporting Events (Stadiums)
Municipal Auditorium Agua Caliente Blvd. 12421, El Paraiso, La Mesa 681-6474
Crea Sports Complex Cañon Aviacion y Via Oriente, Zona Rio (011-526) 683-1985
Tijuana Stadium Rio Eufrates, Col. Capistrano (011-526) 625-1306
Caliente Jai Alai (Jai Alai)Ave. Revolución y Calle 8, Zona Centro 85-25-24

Cava de vinos L.A. Cetto Cañon Johnson No.2108, Col. Hidalgo 85-30-31

Cultural Center 
Centro Cultural Tijuana Paseo de los Héroes y Mina, Zona Río 84-11-11 

Wax Museum
Museo de Cera Calle 1ra. No. 8281 esquina Ave. Madero, Zona Centro 88-24-78

Amusement Park 
Mundo Divertido
Paseo de Héroes José Ma. Velazco No.2578, Zona Río 34-32-13

Bull Fights
Toreo de Tijuana on Blvd. Agua Caliente,
Plaza Monumental at Playas de Tijuana
80-18-08 / 86-15-10 / 86-23-79

Avenida Revolutión Ave. Revolución 1st thru 10th
Centro Comercial Plaza Patria Blvd. Díaz Ordaz y Ave. Las Américas #12649
Centro Comercial Plaza Río Tijuana Paseo de los Héroes No.96 y 98, Zona Río
Centro Comercial Pueblo Amigo Vía Oriente No.9211, Zona Río
Centro Comercial Viva Tijuana Vía de la Juventud Norte. #8800
Plaza Agua Caliente Comercial Plaza Agua Caliente
Plaza Carrousel Blvd. Díaz Ordaz No.15602, Las Brisas
Plaza Fiesta Paseo de los Héroes No.1001, Zona Río

Credit Cards are accepted at many establishments in Mexico but not at the bars in the Zona Rosa or by the girls. International credit cards, such as Master Card, Visa and American Express are accepted at the larger hotels, stores and restaurants.
Tax or better known as the Value Added Tax is 10% of the bill. Hotels, moreover, add another 2% tax.
Coming Back to the US

Crossing the border
. Delays are common if driving a car and can be quite long if you choose to return at the end of a holiday weekend. Your best bet is crossing on foot and parking on the US side. There is usually never a long wait when crossing the border on foot.

Proof of U.S. citizenship may be required, if you don't look Caucasian or if you have a non-American accent, have proof of citizenship handy. US Driver's license, passport, CA Identification, you only need one of these items.

Bringing things back. Your suppose to declare anything you bring back to the U.S. from Mexico. You're permitted 1 liter of alcohol and $400 worth of goods purchased in Mexico duty-free. Animals and agricultural products are strictly regulated.
Check the U. S. Customs website for specifics.

Bringing things into Mexico. You may bring $300 worth of goods into Mexico without paying duties.



Mexico Info, Reports


Tijuana Photos

El Chamuco's Mexico Info

Monger Reports

Photos of Mexican Border Babes

Guide to TJ, Anyone can go

See Tijuana Visitors guide, Calendar of events and what's new
Baja Sun Baja Ca English Newspaper
Guide 2 Mexico Mexico Guide to all cities
Baja Expo Baja Travel Guide
Baja Online by Paula McDonald, Baja Info

Hungry Hiker Guide to TJ dining
San Diego Online Restaurant and Entertainment Online
US Customs US Customs Info, Entering the US questions
Going Deeper into Mexico
Mexico Non Immigration Fee as of July 1999, a Mexican Government legislation establishes a fee of $17.00 dls. for foreigners visiting Mexico, this applies if you travel beyond Ensenada, if you stay more than 72 hrs. and if you are not a Mexican citizen living abroad, the visitor pass is available at any of the offices of the National Institute of Immigration or the Mexican Consulate in the USA, one time payment offers you multiple entries for 6 months. It can be paid through the airline when you purchase your ticket, by sea in the inclusion of the cruise package (only if you stay for more than 72 hours) or at any bank in Baja California
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