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A Love Letter To Puerto Vallarta

Our Love Letter To The Puerto Vallarta Community Puerto Vallarta is magical.  It is special to us for many reasons, but mainly because of our intense sense of community & diversity.  The Puerto Vallarta community is coming to the forefront in this current situation just as it has in the

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Love Letter To Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is magical.  It is special to us for many reasons, but mainly because of our intense sense of community & diversity.  The Puerto Vallarta community is coming to the forefront in this current situation just as it has in the past and it is reminding us of why

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Puerto Vallarta Beach News: Shoes?

Wearing Shoes in Puerto Vallarta We discovered when we first moved to Puerto Vallarta that Most Mexicans don’t wear their outside shoes in their homes. They usually have cheap slip-ons, slippers or flip flops for indoors. Kids might run around barefoot inside but it’s uncommon to see a woman of

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How Do Vallarta Locals Handle Jungle Living?

(The Diplomacy of Sand fleas and Mosquitoes) Whether you are staying in the mountains or at the beach, if you are in the vicinity of Puerto Vallarta, you are in the jungle and… in the mighty jungle, the lion that roars is he who scratches all night with uncomfortable bites.

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The Amazing Grackle In Puerto Vallarta

The Amazing Grackle We love birds and for those who come to Puerto Vallarta with the intention of bird watching, there is a huge and entertaining variety up and down the coastline and into the jungle. Our personal favorite is the Common Grackle. They have similar manners to their northern

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Golf Puerto Vallarta

According to Golf Digest website the golf course at Punta Mita just north of Puerto Vallarta is number nine on a list of the top 75 Golf resorts in North America. Read what they say below. Our friends at Conde Nast Traveler ranked the Four Seasons in Punta Mita as

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Puerto Vallarta – Celebrates The Navy

Navy Day Some of our favorite holidays in Puerto Vallarta are the less mentioned and mostly attended by locals. Dia de Banderas is one of these, (Flag Day), celebrated in February and given special significance in our own Bay of Banderas. Another time to honor the bay we all love

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Puerto Vallarta & The Virgin De Guadalupe

The word peregrination comes from the Latin peregrinari, which means to travel abroad, perhaps long distances and invariably with no other mode of transportation other than walking. In the sense that travelers come from far away and do so on foot to honor the Virgin, Our Lady of Guadalupe, peregrination

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Four Unique Taste Experiences In Puerto Vallarta

Ah, the fruits and vegetables of Mexico.  We love the unique shopping experiences and bringing home food that we are not always certain how to prepare or eat. Learning about these new delectables has been a fun and usually delicious experience. Our first tomatillo (pronounced toe-mo-tio), also known as the

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Tequila Sunset

Tequila Sunset in Puerto Vallarta, its actually a Margarita of course, but the title seems more fitting. Puerto Vallarta has amazing sunsets to the point that it becomes an event. People take time to watch the sunset – even if they are walking on the Malecon just as the sunsets

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Yoga in Vallarta

YOGA Puerto Vallarta if you are only in Puerto Vallarta for Vacation or if you live here you will be happy to know there are some top level Yoga instructors. Take a class on the beach, at a Yoga Studio or pool side at your private vacation villa rental. Imagine

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Puerto Vallarta – The Weather Is Lovely

When Will The Temp Get Cool Again? Once September passes and businesses that had been closed for the month begin again to open, people start coming back to town. The snowbirds from the north flock back via flights or long road trips. Streets begin to fill, and the beach comes

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Puerto Vallarta – Pills and Customs

Kerfuffles Regarding Pills and Customs – We Continue to Hear Stories From Friends and Clients – Its good to know the rules! When buying drugs in Puerto Vallarta and taking them back home, it is good to know proper procedure. Countless people buy their blood pressure, arthritis, birth control and

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Puerto Vallarta – Whats In Litubu?

Litibú At exactly the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands, the curious traveler will find the settlement of Litibú, north of Puerto Vallarta. After having lived in Puerto Vallarta for several years, we’d never heard of Litibú until one day in 2003, a realtor friend gushed about the beauty and

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