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Three Adventure Activities in Puerto Vallarta

July 27, 2011
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Don’t just pack your flip-flops, Puerto Vallarta is not just beaches and water activities.  And no I am not talking about just packing your golf clubs either. Yes, Vallarta offers numerous golf courses, but it also offers a chance to seek adventurous activities. Here are three options to consider. Zip-line / Canopy Tour Hollywood is [...]

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Savoring the Sunsets of Puerto Vallarta

July 10, 2011
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The sunset. For me it’s special, magical in fact. It happens every day and everywhere across the globe. I often witness it and then write about it. And I can also tell you, Puerto Vallarta has more than its share of beautiful ones. Whether it is the sunset from any of the forty beaches around [...]

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Olive Ridley Turtle Nesting Begins in Banderas Bay

July 1, 2011
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July is quiet in Puerto Vallarta. The summer marks the unofficial end of the “tourist” season and the green season begins. The town seems to take a breath. For some, this is perfect time to visit, for others they return (or stay) north of the border and for some small reptiles well they starting coming [...]

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Attending a Wedding in Puerto Vallarta and other surprises you might find in town

June 23, 2011
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I walked into the Puerto Vallarta’s iconic Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the heart of its downtown and found myself at (or in) a wedding. As far as I know I wasn’t invited, but don’t tell the ushers who instantly handed me a fan to cool off from the afternoon heat. I thought sneak [...]

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Will the 2012 Tianguis Turistico be in Puerto Vallarta?

June 8, 2011
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The word “tianguis” comes from the Nahuatl language of the Aztec Empire. It translates into Open Market, but inside Mexico, Tianguis translates into country’s largest tourism fair – Tianguis Turistico. For the last 36 years, since inception, thousands of travel agents and the industry players from all over the world travel to warm up in [...]

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Happy Birthday Puerto Vallarta!

May 30, 2011
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Mexico celebrates birthdays. Last year, the country celebrated its bicentennial  (1810-2010) with a ‘fiesta grande’ across the entire country. But whether its 200 years for the country or just 83 years for a municipality in Mexico, you can expect a party. A good party. So, this Tuesday, May 31st wish Puerto Vallarta a Happy Birthday. [...]

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Is Puerto Vallarta Safe for Tourists?

May 13, 2011
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Last month the State Department’s travel warning to Mexico expanded and included the states of Jalisco, Nayarit and others. Puerto Vallarta resides in Jalisco and to the north tourists find the luxury resorts on the Riviera Nayarit. Officially the warning did not cover Puerto Vallarta, but with the constant coverage of warnings in Mexico and [...]

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2011 Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week

May 6, 2011
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Puerto Vallarta continues to build its reputation not just a places for a beach vacation, but also a place for fine dinning. A place not just for tacos (although you can find some of the best Tacos in Vallarta) but culinary excellence; Puerto Vallarta is a global “foodie” destination. And starting May 15th the annual [...]

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What is Your Ideal Vacation to Puerto Vallarta?

April 18, 2011
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Puerto Vallarta offers a multitude options for the traveler. From total rest and relaxation to loads of adventure and activities available daily.  And each person I speak with about the destination tells a different tale, has a different favorite experience or must do. and even for myself, my most recent trips there created different experiences, [...]

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Shopping for Souvenirs in Puerto Vallarta

April 7, 2011
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I’d argue, the best souvenir to take home from Mexico is the memories. The great times from a great trip. And regardless of the reason you travel to Puerto Vallarta; eco-adventure, culture, cuisine, or romance, most visitors often agree and cherish the memories most. But that doesn’t mean we go home empty handed. Most of [...]

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