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Puerto Vallarta – Is It Growing? Yes

Puerto Vallarta has long been a bustling, active town. It didn’t start with the Hollywood invasion, though the way some people talk, Vallarta was nothing but a sleepy fishing village before the event of movie-making. Las Peñas, as Puerto Vallarta was originally called by Don Guadalupe Sánchez, got her start

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Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta

Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The couple stayed at the luxurious Four Seasons Punta Mita approx 40 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. After the posh celebrity wedding on July 5th at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito California, the newlywed couple flew to Puerto Vallarta

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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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Puerto Vallarta – What is a Sandia?

Sandia What a pleasure watermelon is. The color, the sweetness, the crunch, the freshness. We love watermelon. It took us some time to wrap our head around the word sandia, watermelon in Spanish, two words that seem completely unrelated. Instead of buying sandia at the supermarket in Puerto Vallarta, we

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Festival of International Folklore Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Folklore Festival No one wants to miss Puerto Vallarta’s Twelfth Annual Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore. This year the event joins Puerto Vallarta’s centennial anniversary celebration, begins this coming weekend, May 10th and continues for ten joyful days. This will be a major tourism promotion for the

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Puerto Vallarta – Taking Pup Out to Dine

Taking Pup Out to Dine Questions have arisen lately about the appropriateness of allowing your dog to accompany you to local restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. This is Mexico and some people assume things are a bit looser here. They are, but there are parameters and we need to use common

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ART Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, has also been called Puerto V-ART-a, due to the amazing number of Art Galleries, street art and artists attracted to live in this enchanting destination. One of the newest street artists is Natasha Moraga with her team they have added some amazing Mosaic art to walls, benches and

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The Bachelor in Paradise

The Bachelor TV show is being filmed in Puerto Vallarta, for the entire month of June 2015. It is the special part of the series called The Bachelor in Paradise. I have never watched the show but many of my friends are aficionados and never miss a Monday night with

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Pto. Vallarta UPDATE

Foodie update Joe Jacks Fish Shack has reopened after a remodel and upgrade is back at their original location you know and love  on Basillio Badillo in the popular Romantic Zone.  It is also the Lucky 13th year as one of Puerto Vallarta’s favorite restaurants.  The new look is the

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Puerto Vallarta Foodie Alert

Puerto Vallarta is a town known for great food, and amazing restaurants. Well Foodies take note there are some new restaurants that are getting great comments. I have been hearing great comments about Bravo both by word of mouth and in the local media. Opened since October 10th, Bravo caught

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Better Late Than Never in Puerto Vallarta

Fools’ Day in Puerto Vallarta:  Be careful what you read in the news or see on the television in Puerto Vallarta on December 28th; it’s Fool’s Day in Mexico. Though we have comparable days north of the border, the Day of Innocents can seem to some to be a bit

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Casa Karma sunset cocktail party

Puerto Vallarta Casa Karma had a fabulous sunset cocktail party last night to celebrate the completion of phase one of the new Casa Karma. They did not show Breaking Bad the TV show final episode, but we can catch that later. They did have the best Margaritas and Belini’s made

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