Puerto Vallarta Hot Springs: Jorullo Paraiso

Puerto Vallarta Hot Springs? Yes, it’s true. One more thing to add to your PV Bucket List! El Jorullo Paradise, or UMA as it is also known as, is a beautiful place just about an hour and 15 minutes up the Cuale River from downtown PV. Located in a small, mountain town in the ejido of El Jorullo, you will feel like you are in Read More …

Mayto: a true beach Paradise!

Are you looking for a great weekend getaway while living in Puerto Vallarta? Somewhere not too far, but feels like a world away? Well, Mayto is the place for you. This small beach town is located 2 hours south of Puerto Vallarta. With just a sprinkling of beach hotels and not much else, it is a true oasis. It can be made as a day Read More …

Mother’s Day 2020

In Mexico, Mother’s Day is called Dia de la Madre and is a very big deal. In a culture that idolizes the female figures of Catholicism, it is no surprise that the matriarchs of the family receive a lot of love and attention on their special day. In contrast to the United States, Mother’s Day in Mexico always falls on May 10. This year, due Read More …

Birdwatching from Home in Puerto Vallarta

Being quarrantined in Paradise has its perks. As long as your home has a a window and a nearby tree or natural feature, you can be sure to spot some stunning wildlife from right inside your living room! Springtime is the time of year we see signs of new life and nature in all its bounty, and one of the main ways to enjoy this Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: Jacaranda gardening

Todays Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip is something easy and fun to do in PV- gardening. I don’t have a yard so I plant things- especially Jacaranda trees- where I think they will do well and look nice! If you have never seen a Jacaranda in bloom, they are arguably the most beautiful tree on earth. So far, after driving to get seeds, we have planted Read More …

Vallarta Lifestyles: Whats In A Title? A lot.

Titulos and Formalities In Puerto Vallarta, did you know it’s important to address professionals by their title? Unless you’re on a first name basis with your Doctor, he or she is Doctor (masculine form) Garcia or Doctora (feminine form) Diego. However, just as significant are the titles of your engineer Ingeniero or your architect Arquetecto, who are responsible for the building and design of the Read More …

Medical Matters Will Come Around Next Year – Be Prepared

Medical Matters in Puerto Vallarta The title of my column here somehow became “Medical Matters” but this is never to be confused with what is the REAL Medical Matters! This is a massive event that we have in February at the Hotel Marriott Casamagna. Medical Matters began about seven years ago when the US Consular agent and I decided to have a few physicians and Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Cool Rentals

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Cool Rentals Have you ever walked around in town a few days and find yourself thinking “I want to expand my horizons. I’m ready for an adventure”? There are many here but getting out to see the areas in a fun vehicle is a good one! Be it north or south up the coast of Banderas Bay or heading East Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Rock Garden

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Tip: Rock Garden When a person is an artist, there is nothing that is not their canvas! Many people in Mexico shy away from a green lawn unless their condo building takes care of it. Most of us have pot gardens on our terraces, where Bougainvillea bushes often appear as low-maintenance explosions of color. However, some own homes and take out Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: Tips about buses!

Thanks for checking out Puerto Vallarta Real Estate tip: Tips about buses! When in PV a mistake many visitors make is presuming they are limited to the area their hotel is in because they only walk. However, this can be overcome and you can see other areas, beaches, towns if you expand your limits by learning how to ride in our excellent buses in Puerto Read More …