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Happy Hour in Vallarta: Golden Hour

Hora de Feliz – Happy Hour:  We love Happy Hour in Puerto Vallarta. If luck has it, we can find the hour going on and on, since not all happy hours happen at the same time. The common time is between 4 pm and 6 pm, but many restaurants and

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Puerto Vallarta – Travel Discounts

Fly the Cheaper Skies Everyone thinks there are tricks to fly back and forth between Puerto Vallarta and that other place you hang your hat, without going broke in the meantime. It’s a fact that Tuesday and Wednesday are the best days to fly to save your dollars and pesos.

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PUERTO VALLARTA FLOWER FESTIVAL

Puerto Vallarta Mexico .  The Bougainvillea Festival is confirmed for May 17-24, 2013 to coincide with the Vallarta Restaurant Week.  The Puerto Vallarta Garden Club made the official announcement after many years of nurturing the bright flowering plants all over downtown Puerto Vallarta. The Vallarta Botanical Gardens VBG has been

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Mothers Day

Mother’s day is a special day around the world, in a country like Mexico dedicated to the ultimate mother figure –Mary ( the Virgin of Guadalupe) it is a powerful day. It is considered sacrosanct for a mother to work on Mothers day and all women are celebrated. From early

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A walk in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The Tabachin trees are in flower and everywhere you look the bright orange flowers are another of the colors of Mexico. Many people think there are no seasons in the tropics but the weather does change and there are different flowers and fruit at different times of

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Puerto Vallarta – Summer Is Fun

Summer Fun in Puerto Vallarta When guests arrive to Puerto Vallarta in summer they usually want to spend the first couple days acclimating since the humidity climbs, usually beginning in May. The rise in temp gives one the understanding of why the siesta was created; midday downtime to recycle energy

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Where to Shop For Necessities in Puerto Vallarta

There are so many choices when it comes to shopping in Puerto Vallarta! Some prefer the convenience of a large box-type store, whereas others like to visit small markets and fill their bags with nature’s best. Soriana and Walmart are the chief competitor in town, both Big Box stores, selling

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Puerto Vallarta Has Huipil Blouses

When shopping in Puerto Vallarta, one will find few garments as simple and yet elaborate as Huipil, the traditional dress worn by indigenous women of Central and South America. A Nahuatl word, pronounced weep-eel, the length of a Huipil can be everything from a short blouse to a floor length

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More Flights

Puerto Vallarta gets more flights. New flights with Southwest Airlines will have a direct flight from Houston Hobby Airport to Puerto Vallarta and other popular Latin American vacation destinations. Southwest Airlines filed the application on December 12th 2014 to the U.S. Department of Transportation for direct flights to Puerto Vallarta

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The Mexican Christmas Flower

In Mexico, the native land of what in the north we refer to as the Poinsettia, the honored flower of Christmas is called Flor de Noche Buena, the bloom of Christmas Eve. Like most things in Mexico, it is abundant in symbolism. According to legend, a poor little girl, known

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Puerto Vallarta – A Fable From The Past

The Sleeping Warrior Fables abound in Mexico and are retold, embellished and treasured by everyone from schoolchildren to grandmothers. Puerto Vallarta, though a younger settlement than perhaps some of the ancient cities in the central part of the country, has many of her own tales full of grandeur and woe.

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Puerto Vallarta – Who Knows What a Termite Swarm Is?

The first time we witnessed the arrival of The Termites in Puerto Vallarta was at a beach restaurant many years ago. Without as much as a buzz or a hum, a swarm of flying creatures suddenly appeared over our heads, shedding somewhat less than gossamer wings into our Aztec soup.

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