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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...

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...

St. Patrick’s Day in Puerto Vallarta

St. Patrick’s Day in Puerto Vallarta March 16, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
St. Patrick's Day party at The Shamrock Pub in Bucerias You might not think that St. Patrick’s Day would get much recognition in Mexico, but you’d be wrong. The Irish are quite important to the history of Mexico and they receive two celebrations. The first is on September 12th, the day...

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...

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...

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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