Halloween in Puerto Vallarta Halloween has not always been a celebrated holiday in Puerto Vallarta. In the mid-80’s there became enough expats here to warrant a party or two and soon the idea caught on. Not that Mexico needs an excuse to dress up. Or party. Day of the Dead in places like Patzcuaro, Michoacan … Read more Vallarta: How Do We Celebrate Halloween
Bicycles have become very popular over the past few years in Puerto Vallarta, a place that was until a very short time ago, much easier to navigate atop a donkey. We still love donkeys but bikes are a bit more fun, get you there faster and much less stubborn. Up and down the coastal corridor … Read more How About Biking In Puerto Vallarta?
The Gift of Life Blood is always needed, since surgeries and accidents are daily life occurrences. In Puerto Vallarta you won’t likely be paid monetarily for giving blood but you will benefit in the case you are ever in the position of needing a transfusion yourself. If, in the following five years after you have … Read more Puerto Vallarta, Donate Today
Why Does Mexico Care? There are many reasons the election is of great interest to Mexico and lately it seems like every dinner discussion in Puerto Vallarta centers around the upcoming US election. Over 34 million people of Mexican origin live in the U.S. That’s reason enough, in itself, for major concern. When Donald Trump … Read more Puerto Vallarta Voting Why Does Mexico Care?
Sushi, Please! Recently a friend asked if we knew of a decent restaurant for Japanese food in Puerto Vallarta. This initiated a conversation that went far beyond sushi. Japanese immigrants were originally lumped in with anyone of Asian resemblance as Chino. Japanese initially came as slaves in an era when coffee plantations in Chiapas were … Read more Sushi in Puerto Vallarta – Oh So Worth It
Toronto – Air Canada Rouge will be increasing its capacity in Western Canada by a whopping 242% when it starts flying a Boeing 767 from Vancouver this winter season. As such, passengers will be able to fly non-stop from Vancouver to Cancun on Monday and Thursday, or to Puerto Vallarta on Tuesday and Friday. Plus, … Read more 242% More Flights From Canada to Mexico!
Like most people, I go to banks when I have to, wait in lines longer than I want to and generally don’t have too much positive to say about the experience. Sort of a necessary thing but I just try to “get in, get out, nobody gets hurt” as Bonnie and Clyde might have said … Read more Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: What to do with US checks in Puerto Vallarta?
911 Comes to Puerto Vallarta For many years we were taught to dial 066 in Puerto Vallarta for an emergency and though, thankfully, we haven’t put it to much use, we will soon be able to revert to the ubiquitous 911 that is being adopted, slowly but surely, for more global usage. Getting the world … Read more Puerto Vallarta 911 is Coming To Town
What Can We Do with the Kids? People who move to Puerto Vallarta sometimes worry about what they will do with their kids. It seems there are a lot of adult activities but what do kids do? Of course, they go to school during the season and Puerto Vallarta is an excellent place for kids … Read more Puerto Vallarta – And If We Have Kids?
San Sebastián del Oeste The heat in Puerto Vallarta can be stifling in the summer months and we often venture out of town for an escape. It’s a great time to travel with less tourists and roads that are not quite so crowded. A favored destination is San Sebastián del Oeste, San Sebastian of the … Read more Puerto Vallarta Escapes: San Sebastian