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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, special events, and have an online newsletter. They keep abreast of political issues and developments, and make it their …

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Margaritaville

You’re in Puerto Vallarta. It’s summer. What a good time to research margaritas! The tequila brand of Jose Cuervo has long claimed that Margarita is more than a girl’s name. The drink became popular in the United States during a time when distribution and consumption of alcohol was illegal. With many fine liquors hard to …

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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 and long term. Extranjera translates to female foreigner, therefore it encompasses many people, even women who …

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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. It’s not only people retiring and moving to where the palm trees sway. Tech workers …

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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 testicle and is therefore considered an aphrodisiac, since fertility foods often resemble reproductive parts of the …

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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 does not stay there. The Dead Zone has a profound effect on all …

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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 as such, since it indicates her baby is healthy. Even as they grow older, …

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Healthcare

Mexico Healthcare Many articles have been published in the past couple years about Mexican health care. As someone who has been hospitalized in Puerto Vallarta, both in emergency, as well as scheduled hospital visits, we can attest to the superiority. In Puerto Vallarta, we’ve been impressed by the prompt response when calling an ambulance, which …

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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; you are much closer to the equator than where …

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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. You can partake in the local fares and not worry about spending your vacation in …

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Puerto Vallarta Living: Financial Requirements for Residency in Puerto Vallarta

Financial Requirements for Residency in Puerto Vallarta We are often asked about financial requirements for residency in Puerto Vallarta. It seems tricky but it’s quite simple. The first thing you should know is that the beginning stages of acquiring residency are done in your own country. You will need to go to your Mexican Consulate. …

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365 Fun Things To Do In Puerto Vallarta #2

Ocean Friendly Tours Offering Responsible & Respectful Whale Watching Tours in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Ocean Friendly Tours is a new concept in responsible tour operation in Puerto Vallarta with a unique visual and acoustic approach to the marine world of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. At Ocean Friendly Tours we provide a specialized and personalized service that …

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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 mezcal in order to escape restrictions on alcohol production and the related taxes. My experience has always been that …

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