Articles Tagged ‘mexico’

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...

PEACE Internships Available for Summer

PEACE Internships Available for Summer March 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Interns help monitor animals during sterilization clinics. Looking for something to do this summer? PEACE is one of the largest and most active non-profit groups in the Puerto Vallarta area, performing all types of community work. They have two summer internships programs available, one for teaching...

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...

Romantic Dining in Puerto Vallarta

Romantic Dining in Puerto Vallarta February 10, 2011 | Food | Read More
Barcelona Tapas With golden sand beaches, quaint cobblestone streets and stunning Pacific sunsets, there’s no doubt that Puerto Vallarta is a place for romance. And what could be more romantic than dining by candlelight high above the twinkling lights of the city? Barcelona Tapas is my top pick...

Colorful Luxury on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Colorful Luxury on Mexico’s Pacific Coast May 11, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
After 2 hours of driving along the increasingly barren coast of Jalisco south from Puerto Vallarta, we mercifully spotted the small sign indicating the turn-off for Las Alamandas. Several kilometers more along the dirt road and we reached the grounds of the resort, where a smiling guard gave us access....