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Tequila Drinks to Order in Puerto Vallarta

January 19, 2012
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I normally drink tequila straight. I sip it (most times). That’s my choice, but cocktails exist. Good cocktails too. So when you find yourself in Puerto Vallarta, a seaside town that resides in the state of Jalisco (the birthplace of tequila) it is time to taste a few. Wake Up to a Tequila Sunrise I [...]

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Viva Mexico! What to do for Mexican Independence Day in Puerto Vallarta

September 13, 2011
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Mexico turns another year older this week, on September 15th “el Grito” (the scream) for independence marks the beginning of the celebrations across Mexico. And if you are lucky enough to be in Puerto Vallarta, here is how to celebrate. “El Grito” in Downtown Puerto Vallarta Most villages, towns, and cities across Mexico reenact “el Grito.” [...]

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Will Puerto Vallarta be a Good Host for Tianguis 2012?

August 2, 2011
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Did you hear? Yes, pop the champagne or pour the tequila more likely, Puerto Vallarta (and Riviera Nayarit) won the 2012 bid and will host Tianguis. Viva Vallarta! Tianguis, the largest and most important Mexico Toursim trade show was always held in Acapulco. Now after 36 years, the expo will be awarded to different destinations [...]

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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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The Vallarta Wine Festival

February 16, 2011
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Puerto Vallarta already holds a reputation as a gastronomical city. It’s a destination people come and visit not just to enjoy the beaches, but also indulge in one of Mexico’s best food scenes. And not just Mexican food either, but also to taste fine international cuisine. To add to this reputation, the Vallarta Wine Festival [...]

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Jalisco is the Home of the Mariachi

February 2, 2011
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Puerto Vallarta resides in the Mexican State of Jalisco, the birthplace of the Mariachi. Night after night you can find the bands of musicians roaming the streets and the beaches searching for audiences to entertain. And entertain they do. The songs come directly from the heart. They tell tales of machismo, love (especially unrequited love) [...]

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