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Vallarta Vacations: Keeping Kids Safe

Ojo de Venado We found it fascinating when we asked a young mother in Puerto Vallarta about the bracelet on her newborn and discovered it was to ward off envy. Ojo de Venado or Deer Eye in English, is a special seed, usually attached with a soft piece of red

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London calling Puerto Vallarta

London calling Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Direct flights from England twice a week via Thomson Airways have just started and the inaugural flight was welcomed into the Puerto Vallarta Airport with a Mariachi band and Welcome cocktails. Thomson Airways is offering an 11 hour direct flight London Gatwick and Manchester airports.

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Puerto Vallarta News: Revolution Day

Revolution Day in Puerto Vallarta It will be a long week of celebration in Puerto Vallarta this year for Revolution Day, with banks closed on November 18 and 20, schools being given the holiday, and some businesses taking the days to close and relax before the high season is upon

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Puerto Vallarta News: Movie Time

Meet You at the Movies Puerto Vallarta has always been big on movies, for locals, expats and tourists alike. From the old Bahia in the middle of town (now sadly gone), to the huge multiplexes in the malls, there has never been a shortage of places to catch up on

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Puerto Vallarta News: Walking Tours

Walking Tours in Puerto Vallarta Walking tours are the way to go in any city. Whenever we vacation in a new location, we seek out walking tours, the best way to learn about a place, its people, food, and culture. In Puerto Vallarta, we have Vallarta 101, a walking tour,

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Puerto Vallarta News: Arriving

Airport Arrivals Just Got Better! Few things excite us as much as arriving in Puerto Vallarta. Coming in over the mountains from the north, with an approach toward the sea, where Lic. Gustavo Díaz International Airport has been receiving visitors since November 1954, when Mexicana Airlines landed their first plane

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Puerto Vallarta News: Whales!

Humpbacks! Our beautiful humpback whales are back in Puerto Vallarta, gracing the Bay of Banderas with their amazing ballet in the ocean. There are many ways to schedule a boat ride out on the water and we recommend exploring the options before embarking on your adventure. Check with vendors on

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Puerto Vallarta News: Gourmet Delight

Gourmet Festival in Puerto Vallarta There are Food Festivals around the world in all major cities that tempt travelers and locals. Then there’s the Gourmet Festival in Puerto Vallarta, often attended annually by folks who come back year after year. It is a glamorous week of dining with an unrivaled

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Puerto Vallarta News: Flor De Noche Buena

Flor de Noche Buena Poinsettias are in proliferation in Puerto Vallarta. Everywhere one looks; parks, stores, the airport, lining streets, in private homes, restaurants, hotel lobbies and on and on. You can buy a bundle of them at roadside stands for much less than you are accustomed to NOTB. In

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Puerto Vallarta News: Vallarta At Christmas

Christmas Starts Early in Puerto Vallarta The first twelve days of December in Puerto Vallarta are busy with streets filled with people walking long distance pilgrimages to the church in the center of the city. These walks, sometimes done barefoot, are called peregrinations, which comes from the Latin peregrinari, meaning

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Puerto Vallarta News: Home Swap

Home Swapping in Puerto Vallarta Home swapping has become very popular in the past couple decades and Puerto Vallarta loves the idea. It gives people a chance to see our city, as well as Puerto Vallarta homeowners having an inexpensive getaway. If you consider this type of travel risky, don’t

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Puerto Vallarta News: Travel Tips, Health

Health Tips When Traveling We love to eat, whether we’re in Puerto Vallarta or anywhere else in the world. So far we’ve been very lucky to not experience Montezuma’s Revenge or Delhi Belly, but it’s mostly about using common sense. You can partake in the local fares and not worry

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