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Feliz Año Happy New Year

Puerto Vallarta, New Years Eve in Mexico has many special traditions. From eating 12 grapes at midnight, you make a wish for each grape and this will help them come true. Everywhere in the world New Years is celebrated and there are various traditions from singing Auld Lang Syne. A

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Christmas in sunny Puerto Vallarta

Christmas in sunny Puerto Vallarta no shoveling snow, no decorating, no cooking, no shopping. Just relax and let us take care of it. When you rent a vacation rental villa the staff takes care of all the details. The take care of all the meals, cleaning and will be happy

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Puerto Vallarta – Yes, Its Safe, Very Safe

Puerto Vallarta Safest City in Mexico! There are always concerns when one travels, regardless of the destination. We take into consideration many factors about where we want to live, vacation and travel. Safety is the most glaring issue with tourists and homebodies alike. Puerto Vallarta has felt safe to us,

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Do I Need A Guidebook For Puerto Vallarta?

Do I Need a Guidebook for Mexico?:   Remember back in the day when the first thing you did planning a trip was to buy a Fodor’s or Baedeker’s? Later it was Lonely Planet, Let’s Go, Moon Handbooks and countless other guidebooks on the market. Browsing at the bookstore was fun

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Puerto Vallarta – Iguana or Not To Iguana

Iguanas Puerto Vallarta is famous for iguanas. It was here that the famous film based on the Tennessee Williams book The Night of the Iguana was filmed. Some people think iguanas were more plentiful during those times but that’s not true. We’ve heard rumors of iguanas disappearing on the Isla

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Puerto Vallarta – We Love These Markets

Thursday Marina Market We love to take a Thursday trip out to the Marina in high season. The Marina Market was once a small shopping experience that we enjoyed before dinner at one of the fine marina restaurants. We would buy some vegetables and sometimes pick up bread or sweets

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See What is Just Up The Coast From Puerto Vallarta

San Pancho Up the coast north of Puerto Vallarta, just a hop and a skip from Sayulita, is the small town of San Francisco, affectionately referred to as San Pancho. We have watched the growth of this village over the years from when an excursion to San Pancho almost guaranteed

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Puerto Vallarta News: Maiz

Let’s Get Corny! One of our favorite treats in Puerto Vallarta, at festivals, or simply strolling along the Malecón on a Sunday evening, is a stick or cup of corn on the cob. The vendor will happily scrape the kernels off the cob for you so you can eat it

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Puerto Vallarta Mexico September 16th

Puerto Vallarta Mexico  September 16th, “El Grito” (translation The Shout) refers to the Call for Independence and is one of the most celebrated and significant holidays in Mexico.  It was the beginning of the Mexican Revolution that freed Mexico from Spanish control. The history of this holiday reflects similar holidays

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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 Night of the Iguana 50th anniverary

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Can it really be 50 years since Night of the Iguana was filmed and Puerto Vallarta woke up to be a world known place for Hollywood and the jetset to hangout and party? Where did the time go? The amazing thing is that if you were here

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Family Freindly Vacation Villas

Families are an important part of the Mexican culture and Puerto Vallarta,  is a family friendly vacation destination. Vacation rental villas are also family friendly; everyone has children in their lives, from friends to relatives. The most impressive change is how sophisticated young travelers are these days; they appreciate luxury

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