Puerto Vallarta Prepares for Princess Return

October 20, 2011

Princess Cruise line prepares to return to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan in its 2012 and 2013 schedule. After an hiatus based upon US Government warnings and security concerns, the cruise line recently added the Mexican Pacific Riviera ports back to its schedule.  Although many other major lines have yet to follow suite, the positive news […]

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Explore Authentic Mexico by Car on Your Next Trip to Puerto Vallarta

October 11, 2011

Puerto Vallarta in Mexico is a resort city that is popular as a wedding destination and is also popular for honeymoons, family vacations and for adventure trips. Puerto Vallarta has also become a top retirement destination. This resort city, situated along the Banderas Bay on the Pacific coast, boasts a scenery and culture that offers […]

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Puerto Vallarta’s Malecón to Reopen

October 6, 2011

A seaside stroll along the Malecón, one of the true joys of visiting Puerto Vallarta, will take on a new, fresh look this winter after its reconstruction. The Malecón received a facelift. Malecón Reopens on October 16th Over four months ago the project to redesign the Malecón began and now the wait is finally almost over.  […]

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Puerto Vallarta to Host World Economic Forum on Latin America

September 30, 2011

Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. Next March it will showcase itself when it hosts the largest tourism expo for its country, Tianguis Turistico 2012. But Puerto Vallarta plays host to numerous other conventions as well and next April it will host The World Economic Forum on Latin America. […]

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Where is Riviera Nayarit?

September 19, 2011

A “riviera” is defined as a coastal region with a subtropical climate and vegetation. Ok, but where (or what) is Nayarit? Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit are neighbors. Puerto Vallarta resides in the state of Jalisco and just across the Ameca River and only a few kilometers from the Puerto Vallarta […]

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Viva Mexico! What to do for Mexican Independence Day in Puerto Vallarta

September 13, 2011

Mexico turns another year older this week, on September 15th “el Grito” (the scream) for independence marks the beginning of the celebrations across Mexico. And if you are lucky enough to be in Puerto Vallarta, here is how to celebrate. “El Grito” in Downtown Puerto Vallarta Most villages, towns, and cities across Mexico reenact “el Grito.” […]

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How to Find the Best Spa Deal in Puerto Vallarta

September 7, 2011

Photo taken by hotelcasavelas2 During my recent vacation to Puerto Vallarta, I made the mistake of booking an expensive spa treatment at my hotel. Only to find out the next day, I could have saved 25% if I had used a coupon from a discount book. This annoyed me because if I was home I […]

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Puerto Vallarta Turtle Release Program – How To Get Involved

August 25, 2011

After the first post, turtle nesting season in Banderas Bay many locals and visitors wanted to understand more details on “how” they can help. And they can help. So to assist you with understanding the how, I asked the CNN nominated hero, Biologist, and the Director of Sociedad Ecologica de Occidente Oscar Aranda a few questions. Interview […]

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The Puerto Vallarta Movie Pick: The Night of the Iguana on DVD

August 16, 2011

As the blockbuster movie season wanes in the final month of summer, many people return to renting DVDs. I just added Limitless (released August 16th) to my Netflix queue. I’ll admit I want to see the car chase scene filmed on the streets along the seaside Malecon in Puerto Vallarta. After putting it to the […]

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Will Puerto Vallarta be a Good Host for Tianguis 2012?

August 2, 2011

Did you hear? Yes, pop the champagne or pour the tequila more likely, Puerto Vallarta (and Riviera Nayarit) won the 2012 bid and will host Tianguis. Viva Vallarta! Tianguis, the largest and most important Mexico Toursim trade show was always held in Acapulco. Now after 36 years, the expo will be awarded to different destinations […]

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