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Puerto Vallarta Charity: Final RISE Brunch of the Season Scheduled

Puerto Vallarta Charity: Final RISE Brunch of the Season Scheduled April 11, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Supporters of Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (R.I.S.E.) have announced their final champagne brunch of the season.  Aimed at raising funds necessary to support this special shelter for children in Puerto Vallarta, the final event will be held at the beautiful Casa Valerie in the hills of Mismaloya...

Bucerias: Marine Photographs and Gallery Opening Highlight Earth Day

Bucerias: Marine Photographs and Gallery Opening Highlight Earth Day April 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Photo Courtesy of Splurge Gallery If you’re looking for something to do on Earth Day, check out the Splurge gallery opening on April 22, from 5pm to 10pm. On display will be a series of marine photographs from prominent Mexican and American photographers. The opening includes a cocktail reception...

Overnight Trip: San Sebastian

Overnight Trip: San Sebastian March 29, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Hacienda Jalisco - photo courtesy of Robin Noelle Many people like to make the day trip to the petite colonial town of San Sebastian, located in the mountains to the east of Puerto Vallarta. Unless there’s a festival schedule, there’s not much to do in this quiet hamlet but it’s a great...

Vallarta Culture: Azteca Folkloric Dance Company One Night Only!

Vallarta Culture: Azteca Folkloric Dance Company One Night Only! March 26, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re going to be in Puerto Vallarta on April 9, you won’t want to miss the Azteca Folkloric Dance Company performing at Teatro Vallarta. This one time performance is a chance to see this award-winning dance troupe that has presented more than 800 performances worldwide. A celebration...

Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens Flower and Garden Show

Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens Flower and Garden Show March 7, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of A. Wall If you’re going to be in Puerto Vallarta during the week of March 23, don’t miss the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden’s Flower & Garden Show. The event takes place from March 23-30th and includes a photography contest and exhibit. The property, previously...

Puerto Vallarta Day Trip: San Pancho

Puerto Vallarta Day Trip: San Pancho February 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Tercer Mundo, the main street of San Pancho - Photo by Robin Noelle Up until recently, the most common question asked of a new face in San Francisco, Nayarit (San Pancho to the locals) was not “where are you from?” but “how did you find out about San Pancho?” The petite beach town, situated only...

Puerto Vallarta Culture: Wednesday Night Art Walk

Puerto Vallarta Culture: Wednesday Night Art Walk February 26, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Looking for something fun to do midweek in Puerto Vallarta? Until May 25, you can check out Puerto Vallarta’s art scene by taking a self-guided tour of 14 different galleries during the Puerto Vallarta Historic Center Art Walk. View ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and paintings (and more!)  from...

Puerto Vallarta Shopping: Tianguis!

Puerto Vallarta Shopping: Tianguis! February 25, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Fresh honey at the La Penita tianguis There are plenty of shops and superstores in Puerto Vallarta to buy souvenirs, produce and household goods at, but many of the locals prefer to shop at the weekly outside markets called tianguis. The word tianguis is derived from the Nahuatl word “tianquiztli”...

Day Trip: Playa Platinitos

Day Trip: Playa Platinitos February 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
If you have the time while visiting Puerto Vallarta, I highly recommend renting a car and taking drives both to the north and south of the city. There are so many wonderful places to explore and experience the real Mexico. If you decide to drive up the verdant coast of Nayarit from Puerto Vallarta towards...

Voluntourism: Helping Pets in Puerto Vallarta

Voluntourism: Helping Pets in Puerto Vallarta February 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
It’s not uncommon for animal lovers to want to do some good once they see the conditions that many of the animals in Mexico live under. There are many dedicated groups and people working hard to help control the unwanted pet population and educate people on the proper way to care for their animals. If...
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