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Puerto Vallarta Living: Extranjera

Extranjera Experience Puerto Vallarta has a great event in store for women living, or considering living in Puerto Vallarta. This event from July 12 to 14, 2019 is all about community connections for those living in Puerto Vallarta, short an...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Pests

Mosquitoes Puerto Vallarta is not free of mosquitoes. What are they good for? Absolutely nothing, we’ve been told. Eliminating them, however, is not simply a major challenge, it is a task associated with harm to the environment and we have e...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Day Passes

Day Passes to Pools in Puerto Vallarta We are often asked about day passes to local hotels with pools in Puerto Vallarta. It’s a smart way for establishments to make money and keep their staff busy. Usually you can get a day pass and use...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Migrant Issues

The Migrant Issue While the current administration in the White House tries to stop the flow across the southern border moving northward, there are estimates of US citizens living in Mexico that far outreach the numbers flowing to the north....

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Health Tips

Health Tips When Traveling We love to eat, whether we’re in Puerto Vallarta or anywhere else in the world. So far we’ve been very lucky to not experience Montezuma’s Revenge or Delhi Belly, but it’s mostly about using common sense....

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Home Swapping

Home Swapping in Puerto Vallarta Home swapping has become very popular in the past couple decades and Puerto Vallarta loves the idea. It gives people a chance to see our city, as well as Puerto Vallarta homeowners having an inexpensive getaw...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Nicknames

Everyone Has a Nickname in Mexico Mexicans love nicknames and they aren't easily insulted by name-calling. Children are fondly called gordito or gordita when they are on the chubby side and Mama will take pride in her child being referred to...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: When is it too much?

Lessons in Not Overdoing Most people come to Puerto Vallarta and have a fabulous time. On the other hand, there are those who go overboard in all the wrong places, and we mean that literally. When you go to the beach it’s going to be HOT...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Corn

Let’s Get Corny! One of our favorite treats in Puerto Vallarta, at festivals, or simply strolling along the Malecón on a Sunday evening, is a stick or cup of corn on the cob. The vendor will happily scrape the kernels off the cob for you ...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: The Mighty Avocado

The Mighty Avocado Avocado toast is all the rage north of the border but it’s been a staple here in Puerto Vallarta for as long as we can remember. Some smart person suddenly thought of this new use for avocadoes and it now appears on brea...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Blood Donations

Blood Donations in Puerto Vallarta It’s time to talk about donating blood again. We try to go over this subject occasionally to update those unfamiliar with procedures of donating blood in Puerto Vallarta. All types are needed, though Type...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Democrats Abroad

Democrats Abroad in Puerto Vallarta Democrats from the United States stick together, no matter how far from home they have flung themselves. In Puerto Vallarta, they meet monthly and have common goals. They sponsor educational programs, spec...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Blue Flag Beach

What is a Blue Flag Beach? Rachel Carson, the environmentalist said “In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand, there is the story of the earth.” The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) a not-...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Santa Maria Del Oro

Santa Maria del Oro This time of year for those who live in Puerto Vallarta, the steamy weather makes us turn to higher altitudes and less heat. Santa Maria del Oro. This is definitely an overnighter, taking over three hours on the northern r...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Sharks?

Sharks in Puerto Vallarta As far down as Zihuatanejo, you will find sharks in the waters but there simply are none in the vicinity of Puerto Vallarta. Climate change has warmed the waters south of us in places like Ixtapa, which attracts sha...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: To Car or Not To Car

Owning a Car in Puerto Vallarta We have owned many cars during our years in Puerto Vallarta, and agree there are pros and cons to auto ownership. We recommend you first become an official resident before buying or owning a car in Puerto Vall...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: The Best Beach Town

What Makes Puerto Vallarta the Best Beach Town? Puerto Vallarta was once a quiet port, agriculture being its main contribution. In the mid-60’s all that changed when John Huston decided to film his steamy movie The Night of the Iguana, bas...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Climate Awareness

The Dead Zone No, this blog isn’t about zombies. It actually covers a subject much more frightening than the walking dead of fiction. Though the Gulf of Mexico is on the opposite side of the country from Puerto Vallarta, what happens there...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Dating Life

Dating in Puerto Vallarta In a recent survey, in which we asked what dating groups exist in Puerto Vallarta, we plenty of laughs, in return. It’s no secret; there are a lot of single people who have relocated to Puerto Vallarta. There’s ...

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Puerto Vallarta Living: 15th Birthday

The Mexican Quinceañera Every Mexican girl has a quinceañera. The translation means fifteenth birthday but in Puerto Vallarta it can mean so much more. A young lady often gets a party to outdo all parties; a celebration of many things. The...

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