Local Vallarta News

Be a Travel Ninja on your Puerto Vallarta vacation

Whether traveling to Puerto Vallarta, or anywhere in Mexico or the world, these are economic travel tips that will save you money and make traveling easier. Everyone hates bank fees. We love to share how

Side Trip: San Blas

San Blas: North of Puerto Vallarta, about a three hour drive, is the municipality of San Blas. We recommend finding accommodations for at least one overnight to explore the area. San Blas is rich in

Do you need a car in Puerto Vallarta?

Getting Around Do you need a car in Puerto Vallarta? That’s very debatable, and the opinions on this issue are as varied as the assorted experiences. We’ve known many expats who’ve driven their US and

Mariachi in Puerto Vallarta

Mariachi Our introduction to Mariachi in Mexico was an ear ringing, fantastic surprise. At a party, given in our honor upon arrival in the quaint town of Puerto Vallarta, we were greeted with an astounding

Yoga in Puerto Vallarta

Yoga in Puerto Vallarta Yoga has become very popular in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This continent may love its variety of food, spices and special drinks but health has been on an uptrend

Sea Turtles in Puerto Vallarta

Sea Turtles June to December The season for baby turtle release is coming to an end in Puerto Vallarta. If you haven’t had the opportunity, there are still many chances. Several locations exist up and

Want to help the community?

Blood Donations in Puerto Vallarta It’s time to talk about donating blood again. We try to go over this subject occasionally to update those unfamiliar with procedures of donating blood in Puerto Vallarta. All types

Potholes Keep the Economy Going in Puerto Vallarta

Potholes Keep the Economy Going Sometimes the potholes in Puerto Vallarta are so big, we are afraid to drive over them, lest we disappear into their black depths. The big ones, however, are outnumbered by

Who’s Changing Mexico?

Who’s Changing Mexico? As we watch Puerto Vallarta continue to grow on an annual basis, it’s clear, there are people moving here from all over the world. There’s no doubt as to where they are

Souvenirs from Puerto Vallarta

Souvenirs from Puerto Vallarta There’s no reason to be stumped when shopping for souvenirs in Puerto Vallarta; there’s something for everyone. Check out your hometown Starbucks and you’ll find some of the best coffee in

Oh, Honey… in Puerto Vallarta

Honey in Puerto Vallarta There’s some good honey to be found in Puerto Vallarta. Vendors at the Farmer’s Markets have abundant supplies of the real stuff. We love it and couldn’t have our tea without

Charros Mexicanos

The Mexican Rodeo The National Charro Championship in Puerto Vallarta will begin this year on Saturday, March 7th with closing ceremonies on Tuesday March 10th. It’s an exciting event that the city takes a lot

Welcome to Zona Romantica the gayborhood

Puerto Vallarta Gayborhood Puerto Vallarta has been a gay tourist destination for decades. In 2017 Puerto Vallarta became the first Gay Travel Approved® city in Mexico. We have long been aware that Zona Romantica is

Beach Vendors in Puerto Vallarta

Beach Vendors One of the first places tourists go in Puerto Vallarta is the beach. In need of a cocktail and beautiful sunset after a long airplane ride and getting settled in hotels or guest

Public art in puerto vallarta

Public Art in Puerto Vallarta Parque Lazaro Cardenas has been declared an historical site due to its truly incredible mosaic artwork, the result of community contributions of time and material, and the amazing leadership of

Villa Kismet Calendar

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