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Snowbird Advice Those of us who live in two countries, say Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and someplace in the North, feel like we have a foot in each country and sometimes it’s hard to remember what is where. We lived like this for a long time and have some hints to make life easier. Being …

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September in Puerto Vallarta September in Puerto Vallarta is wet. It rains a lot and the humidity is probably at its highest during this time of year. Many people consider September the end of summer but in Puerto Vallarta, it’s not yet close to autumn. Even October can be very hot and humid, sometimes through …

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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 …

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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 …

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Traveling Alone First we want to say congratulations to anyone who plans are trekking alone, to Puerto Vallarta or anywhere on the planet. It’s a wonderful adventure and we highly recommend it. If you have a partner, as many of us do, you are provided with a built-in traveling companion. If you are single, however …

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August in Puerto Vallarta Rain is one of the most unpredictable weather phenomena encountered, no matter what corner of the globe you inhabit or visit. In Puerto Vallarta, it’s even more random. There are days when clouds loom on the horizon and we prepare for buckets dumping and we wait and wait. When one expects …

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Traveling Alone First we want to say congratulations to anyone who plans are trekking alone, to Puerto Vallarta or anywhere on the planet. It’s a wonderful adventure and we highly recommend it. If you have a partner, as many of us do, you are provided with a built-in traveling companion. If you are single, however …

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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 …

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Stormy Weather The first thing we tell visitors who inquire about our weather in Puerto Vallarta, is that it is a lot of things but always unpredictable. One can feel rain coming, see black heavy clouds on the horizon, essentially know a downpour is imminent and… nothing happens. The ceiling fans tick along, the air …

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TSA and Laptops We’ve all heard there are new regulations for traveling with laptops and it seems to have sent a lot of panic to people who depend on their computers for livelihood. We’ve traveled in and out of Puerto Vallarta countless times and have never had a problem. Sometimes we have inadvertently left the …

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