Although the United States considers itself more progressive and civilized, when it comes to the treatment of show animals, they are miserably far behind Mexico. The Mexican congress, being the 10th country to do so globally, has passed measures to stop animals being exploited for entertainment. Gildardo Guerrero, of the political Mexican party PAN, has … Read moreWelcome to the New Circus in Puerto Vallarta
Boardwalk Realty Blog – May 2016Summer vacation is almost here and thousands of people return to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with their families and children year after year. They think about going someplace else, but many say this is the best location for a trip. “It started with my mother and father, who purchased a time … Read morePuerto Vallarta – Summer Vacation
(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. Be prepared. In Puerto Vallarta … Read moreNow That You Are a Local in Puerto Vallarta…
People looking for air conditioning and an escape from the heat, often find local movie theaters a great refuge. With comfortable seats and big screens, they’re a perfect place to cool off and relax. Most movies are in English with Spanish subtitles and though it’s good to check before one makes plans, keep in mind … Read morePuerto Vallarta: Let’s Go to the Movies
Chinese restaurants are abundant in Puerto Vallarta; it’s a favorite food among Mexicans throughout the country. We have our favorites but they all offer a wonderful array of specialties. With the wealth of fresh seafood, menus are never short of delectable choices. We’ve been asked about the resemblance of Asian peoples among Mexicans and have … Read morePuerto Vallarta: Chinese Tacos and Mexican Wonton?
You Can Find Almost Anything Here! When we first moved to Puerto Vallarta, we lamented over not being able to buy Campbell’s Tomato Soup, because it was our main comfort food with grilled cheese sandwiches and we missed it terribly on occasional dreary days. Mexican cheese wasn’t a good fit for the sandwich either and … Read moreVallarta: You Can Find Almost Anything Here!
Attempting the Language As years go on in our residency of Puerto Vallarta, we’ve found it amazing how many people speak English; the waiters, the ladies at the lavanderia, bartenders, the veterinarian we take the pup to see for his yearly exam. Even some of the taxi and bus drivers. It is an honor to … Read morePuerto Vallarta – Speak & Be Heard
Many cultures share the belief that envy is a powerful emotion and can be harmful for the person who is being coveted, in whatever manner. It is best to ward off this desire, or so the faith implies. Babies are especially vulnerable and in Mexico, those who adhere to this conviction have a tradition for … Read morePuerto Vallarta: Deer’s Eye Bracelets
The United States has no travel advisories for News Orleans, yet millions of people travel there every year. New Orleans, a single US city, has triple the homicide rate per capita, than all of the entire country of Mexico. Orlando, Florida, the home of Disneyworld, has one of the highest murder rates in the USA. … Read morePuerto Vallarta: How Safe is Mexico?