you'd think it's just the one town, given all the hype we've heard, right? no. cabo san lucas is a highly americanized, touristy, seƱor frogs boasting, trash hole and san jose del cabo, just up the highway, is a little more serene and a little less...chaffa.

i had the unbelievable fortune of traveling here for work this past week and it was, um, let's not mince words here, amazing. i have emailed no less than ten friends trying to convince them to go back with me on actual holiday. it's relatively affordable, considering it's paradise, and it's only a 2 hour plane ride away from LA.

who's up for some margaritas authenticas.

photos: j. kurtz