What Car is best for Puerto Vallarta?

What Car is best for Puerto Vallarta? There are a lot of opinions about what car to buy to get around Puerto Vallarta and from whom to purchase. We’ve done a bit of research on this and remind you this is a blog and not professional advice or promotional services. We’ve driven many vehicles in Puerto Vallarta, originally a Chrysler Le Baron convertible; not a car we would recommend driving in any country. The Le Baron was pretty to look at, got a lot of attention but it was horrible on gas mileage, had basically no shocks and the suspension Read More …

Celeb Spotting in Puerto Vallarta

Celeb Spotting in Puerto Vallarta We once had an International Film Festival in Puerto Vallarta and stars like Angelica Huston, her brother Danny Huston, Helen Hunt and others made appearances to promote films and hobnob with the hoi polloi. They were seen about town, strolling the Malecón, and attending receptions where they socialized but weren’t mobbed. As most people are aware, celebrities originally put Puerto Vallarta on the entertainment map. Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor had a shameless affair during the filming of The Night of the Iguana, destroying a number of relationships, in and outside of the institution of Read More …

Puerto Vallarta: How to Drink in Mexico

How to Drink in Mexico Everyone loves to do the Macarena but some of us are shy and can use a few shots of tequila to get us on to the dance floor. In Puerto Vallarta we have observed young and old alike applying Dutch courage to show off their hidden talents. It can make for a fun evening and the next day on the beach spent in recovery. Being on vacation often means letting loose a little, not doing things one usually might do at home and after all, as the saying goes “what happens in Puerto Vallarta stays Read More …

Beating the Heat in Puerto Vallarta

Beat the Heat in Mascota When it gets too hot in Puerto Vallarta, we head for the hills. It’s amazing how cool the mountains are compared to the dense heat and humidity of Puerto Vallarta. It’s a short hour’s drive! Along the way to our destination of Mascota, there are many lovely places to visit. Las Palmas is likely our first stop where we love to experience whatever small café strikes our fancy. Some of the old ones remain, while new ones crop up every year in an effort to grab some of the business of traveling tourists. San Sebastian Read More …