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Vallarta Welcomes Amazon, Sort Of

Amazon: We’d love to write about the river in South America but today we’re telling you about the company that sells everything! They recently opened a facility in Mexico and so far, reports from customers in Puerto Vallarta are very posit...

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What Would You Do If….? In Puerto Vallarta

Jellyfish and Other Seashore Sightings Barnacles (balaño in Spanish) are always something to be aware of when wading in saltwater, though they are not as plentiful on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta as one finds in coastal areas to the north...

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Puerto Vallarta: What About Iguanas?

Iguanas Puerto Vallarta is famous for iguanas. It was here that the famous film based on the Tennessee Williams book The Night of the Iguana was filmed. Some people think iguanas were more plentiful during those times but that’s not true. ...

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Our Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Our Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens The Botanical Gardens of Puerto Vallarta belongs to all of us, even though the curator Robert Price is the founder, developer, property owner and magician of this amazing venue south of town. Beginning w...

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Puerto Vallarta: Is The ‘Mordida’ A Good Idea?

The Mordida For anyone who asks, if ever pulled over by an officer of the law in Puerto Vallarta, we always advise to keep your money in your pocket and take the ticket. There are still come cops who will accept a bribe (mordida), though we ...

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The Story of Raicilla

Travelers along the western seaboard of Mexico in the vicinity of Puerto Vallarta occasionally happen onto roadside vendors of a moonshine mezcal called Raicilla (rye-see-ya). The name Raicilla was originally used to disguise this type of mezca...

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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...

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Happy New Year Vallarta!

On New Year’s Eve, in Puerto Vallarta, dinner is served late. Along with the usual fare, one is often served a small bowl of grapes, twelve of them. Each grape represents the coming months in the New Year and a separate wish is made while...

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OPEN HOUSE : CASA 5 DE DICIEMBRE

Hola Everyone, You are welcome to join us Friday, May 17,2019 for the Casa
5 de Diciembre Open House! FLEXMLS # 14700 From 11 AM to 2 PM Duplex 
4 Bedrooms
 4 Bathrooms
,Pool
,Palapa Rooftop
Over 4,100 square feet
 $499,000 U...

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Isla Marietas Paraíso de Nayarit

Isla Marietas Paraíso de Nayarit Beginning in the mid ‘80’s in Puerto Vallarta, we began fishing trips on pangas, which are open boats and dot the shoreline up and down the shores of Puerto Vallarta. Floating around offshore, lines ...

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CHANGES IN MEXICAN TAX LAWS

Yucalandia just published an article regarding the changes in Mexican tax laws affecting foreigners for 2014, which we thought might be useful: Here's a summary of the changes in Mexican tax laws affecting foreigners for 2014. This report co...

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Vallarta: What The Heck Is A Grackle

The Amazing Grackle We love birds and for those who come to Puerto Vallarta with the intention of bird watching, there is a huge and entertaining variety up and down the coastline and into the jungle. Our personal favorite is the Common Grac...

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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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Amate and Cartoneria Around Puerto Vallarta

Aztecs were meticulous record keepers and developed their own paper long before the Spanish conquest. Amate paper was banned by the Spanish conquistadors for the simple reason it was used in Aztec religious ceremonies. It was considered by Azte...

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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...

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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...

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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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Puerto Vallarta: Can I Work From Home?

Work from Anywhere You know that photo you see of the person working on the beach, tapping away at his laptop? It’s not a dream. It’s something anyone can do. If you want to move to Puerto Vallarta but you’re stumped about how you’ll...

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The Vallarta Real Estate Fair

Are you wondering about how the changes in Mexico’s immigration laws will affect you? – How will the new fiscal reforms affect capital gains tax this year? - Are you wondering what loans are available for mortgages in Mexico? - How do prope...

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