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Puerto Vallarta – Spray Your Ankles

This time of year, there is an abundance of conservation regarding mosquitoes in and around Puerto Vallarta. Some of us are just too delicious for our own good. We have a friend who’s tried everything under the sun (and from the pharmacy ...

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Help Means Jobs In Puerto Vallarta

Friends who recently moved south for the winter have begun to settle into their new homes and several more are on their way. These people have begun to realize the benefits of south-of-the-border living in Puerto Vallarta and shed the fears...

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Vallarta’s Chili Cook Off (It’s An Expat Thing)

Puerto Vallarta’s Famous Chili Cook-Off Our first chili cook-off was in the late 90’s and we rather stumbled across a group that was largely gringos in the patio of a lovely little hotel with wandering gardens. We purchased tickets, tast...

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Is It Cheaper Living in Mexico?

Cheaper Living in Mexico We moved to Puerto Vallarta for many reasons and we will readily admit that fixed income was certainly a priority. The weather’s lovely, especially when we have the opportunity to travel to other destinations in an...

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Bats in Puerto Vallarta?

We received a frantic call from a friend here in Puerto Vallarta at dusk the other evening. A bat had flown in the bedroom window of our single female friend and she was terrified. This time of year, bats are in generous supply and as this ...

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Ruben Toledo and Ralph Pucci collaborate on design.

We find these designs simple and chic and wanted to share them with you…  This is definitely part of ‘Inspired Living’… and we hope that as the real estate market in Puerto Vallarta shifts so do the design elements being introduced her...

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We Got the Place we Dreamed of

Dear Dana and Stella, Now that we are getting settled in we just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate the great job you did for us. First of all we got the place we dreamed of. I guess that is why you and Stella are called The Dr...

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Dulce Vallarta

We never tire of talking about sweets in Puerto Vallarta. We also have no problem ingesting them. Mexican delicacies hold world prominence for a good (and delicious) reason. So much work goes into the creation of sweet offerings and is often th...

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PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Affordable Ocean View Condos

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Affordable Ocean View Condos In Hillside Downtown Puerto Vallarta Property Name: Condos Los Altos Villas (Costa Rica Building) Description: Comfort meets luxury in these stunning, newly constructed condominiums atop down...

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Back To My Beloved Puerto Vallarta

I recently returned to Puerto Vallarta to spend a 10-day Thanksgiving holiday with my partner and 4 other close friends. It had been a long seven-year hiatus since I last visited this beautiful vacation destination. It was great to be back! Wh...

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Linda’s Puerto Vallarta Shopping Tips

Puerto Vallarta's Wonderful Markets One of the most important things to good cooking is finding fresh, locally grown ingredients.  The experience of wandering through Mexico's markets can be a beautiful experience not only experiencing t...

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Puerto Vallarta & Maize

Next time you’re on the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta, buying corn on the cob and smothering it in cheese and Salsa Huichol, remember corn, a highly diversified and reliable food source, is a vegetable with a traceable history. You would not be...

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The 2018 Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Fair

About the Vallarta Real Estate Fair Our theme this year will be humanity and diversity among people, highlighting important values such as equality, compassion, love and inclusion. The slogan we chose for the event will be ¨Together we can do...

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Puerto Vallarta Loves Papayas

Papayas, bananas and mangoes abound in Puerto Vallarta and growing them is easy, given just a small plot of land. Our first home in Puerto Vallarta had minimum space to garden, yet we grew bananas and papayas in our parking strip and always...

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Quinceañera in Puerto Vallarta

In Puerto Vallarta, there are some traditions that take our breath away with beauty and tradition. We have been invited to quinceañeras over the years and regardless of the economic level of the families, they have all been remarkable events. ...

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Real Estate Investment in Nayarit

Welcome to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico! This region is a 200 mile stretch of soft sandy beaches, picturesque coves, clean ocean breezes and turquoise waters. Just north of the Puerto Vallarta International airport, the destination is just a two-hou...

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Puerto Vallarta: I Love the Java Jive!

I Love the Java Jive! Puerto Vallarta hosts some grand free events and among them this year is something new and exciting: an attempt to break the Guiness Book of World Records for the greatest number of people tasting coffee at the same tim...

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Puerto Vallarta: Drag Queens!

Drag in Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta has long offered drag shows with men dressing and entertaining as women. We even have an annual event in Puerto Vallarta where straight men don women's clothing, makeup, and high heels to raise money ...

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