Main Content

Home » Blog » Living in Mexico

Living in Mexico

Puerto Vallarta: Hands On The Wheel

Hands on the Wheel We have learned it’s best to keep hands on the wheel while driving in Puerto Vallarta and eyes on the road. While cruising along recently with our visiting granddaughter in the back seat, we stopped at a light and pulled...

Read more

Puerto Vallarta: US Politics In Mexico

What is it about the popularity of Bill and Hillary Clinton in Mexico, including Puerto Vallarta? The country adores them! It’s not just that Mexicans don’t like (to put it mildly) the opposition; they also have a Mutual Admiration Soci...

Read more

Puerto Vallarta: Birders Welcome

Birds of Puerto Vallarta Some of our regular habitants have flown back north for the next few months. Humans have also left but it’s the birds we’ll miss the most! We love the birds of Puerto Vallarta. Many of them winter here, just as w...

Read more

Yes, Vallarta Is Growing

Puerto Vallarta has long been a bustling, active town. It didn’t start with the Hollywood invasion, though the way some people talk, Vallarta was nothing but a sleepy fishing village before the event of movie-making. Las Peñas, as Puerto Va...

Read more

Avocados and Puerto Vallarta

To our amazement, we have discovered there are over 500 varieties of avocados in the world! Avocados are considered a fruit, though most North Americans think of them as a vegetable. From the Nahuatl (Aztec) word ahuacatl, avocado means tes...

Read more

Tonala Is Worth Visiting From Puerto Vallarta

Before the conquistadores invaded Tonalá in 1530, this city was ruled by a woman, Cihualpilli. A chapel dedicated to the Virgin of Guadalupe, located at the high point of Cerro de la Reina (Queen’s Hill), where Cihualpilli lived, ruling over...

Read more

2016 Vallarta Real Estate Fair Is Big Success

This year’s Vallarta Real Estate Fair had a record turnout with more exhibitors and attendees enjoying the fair than ever before.  The highlights of the Fair were the two seminars that were heavily attended by locals, buyers and sellers.  L...

Read more

Puerto Vallarta’s Real Estate Hot Deals

Punta Esmeralda Girasol 102 North Shore Incredible Gated Community La Joya 514 Hotel Zone Horizon 308 Upper Amapas Renaissance 4 Upper Amapas Peña de Guadalupe Alta Vista Special Limited Time Offer Casa Monito Upper Amapas M...

Read more

Day of the Child Puerto Vallarta

Day of the Child In Puerto Vallarta and all throughout Mexico we celebrated Dia del Niño on April 30th. We’ve not visited any other place in the world where children are celebrated in the manner they are here. Any store carrying toys focu...

Read more

Watermelon in Puerto Vallarta?

Sandia What a pleasure watermelon is. The color, the sweetness, the crunch, the freshness. We love watermelon. It took us some time to wrap our head around the word sandia, watermelon in Spanish, two words that seem completely unrelated....

Read more

Good To Know Puerto Vallarta

Good to Know There are many issues we are so very passionate about, and there was a time, we were willing to put ourselves in a position of discomfort to defend, placate and protect. However, the level of distress attained when standing ...

Read more

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...

Read more

PUERTO VALLARTA REAL ESTATE FAIR 2015

PUERTO VALLARTA REAL ESTATE FAIR 2015 The annual Vallarta Real Estate Fair is the perfect opportunity to get the important information Buyers, Sellers, and Homeowners need to make the most of their real estate investments.  The 2015 Fai...

Read more

Puerto Vallarta Folklore Festival

Puerto Vallarta Folklore Festival No one wants to miss Puerto Vallarta’s Twelfth Annual Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore. This year the event joins Puerto Vallarta’s centennial anniversary celebration, begins this comin...

Read more

Top Ranked Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

Nowadays using the internet it's really easy to find great places to go when traveling, so we went online to search for the best ranked Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, using the help from Tripadvisor.com, we found the top most popular place...

Read more