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Semana Santa in Puerto Vallarta

Semana Santa in Puerto Vallarta April 15, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
Photo by BHarrison Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week, is one of the most popular holidays in Mexico, second perhaps only to Christmas in terms of reverance and participation. For 2011, Semana Santa falls between April 17th and April 24th, however the children get two weeks off from school, so you...

Vallarta Travel Tip: Dining Out

Vallarta Travel Tip: Dining Out March 27, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Mariachi frequent beach restaurants, playing songs for a fee -- Photo by Robin Noelle While Puerto Vallarta has many fine dining restaurants to choose from, you’ll probably (hopefully) enjoy some casual beach dining as well. Unlike restaurants in the US and Canada, you’ll find dining in Mexico...

Vallarta Travel Tip: Ice, Water and Montezuma’s Revenge

Vallarta Travel Tip: Ice, Water and Montezuma’s Revenge March 14, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Enjoy your purified ice! Photo by Robin Noelle “Don’t drink the water,” is probably the most over-used piece of travel advice tourists get when telling people that they’re traveling to Mexico. The truth is that sanitation and water purification have come a long way in Mexico’s...

Travel Tip: Currency and Small Change

Travel Tip: Currency and Small Change February 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Mexican pesos, photo courtesy of Clearly Ambiguous/Flickr Once you arrive in Puerto Vallarta, you’ll want to exchange some of your own currency for Mexican pesos. There are dozens of exchange booths and banks that can do this for you, but the easiest way to get a good rate is to simply use an ATM. Skip...
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