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Shop Local- Designer Kim Martin Makes it in Mexico!

Posted on 10 December, 2015 by Nicole Martin Canadian-born designer, Kim Martin, founder and owner of the Myskova Beach Boutiques in Mexico. With stores on Puerto Vallarta’s famed Malecon boardwalk, on Basilio Badillo and recently at Garza Blanca Resorts Boutique, Kim Martin’s Myskova brand has already been a great success in Banderas Bay, providing chic beachwear and stylish […]

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7 Essential Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rental

Instead of the traditional hotel or all-inclusive experience, we’re seeing more and more visitors to Vallarta choosing lodging through local rental agencies or online rental services like Airbnb and VRBO/Homeaway. Certainly hotels and all-inclusives are amazing, and a perfect choice for travelers who want to be pampered. With daily housekeeping, onsite dining, drinking, pools, massages, […]

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7 Unusual Ways to Experience Puerto Vallarta

Stay at the Rivera del Rio, Garlands Del Rio or at Casa Karma Alexander Andriadis and his partner Diego Bedini created two of the most unique and romantic boutique hotels in the Bay of Banderas. Each room at either the Garlands or Rivera del Rio has its own unique name and concept. You’ll feel as […]

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Beat September Heat with La Michoacana Paletas

One of the staples of the hot rainy season here in Puerto Vallarta are icy La Michoacana paletas. Paletas are the delightful Mexican cousin of the good old popcicle. They are pretty much the same shape and size, but this is not cloying orange flavored bar of ice you find North of the border. The Mexican paleta […]

Restaurant Week in Puerto Vallarta

Restaurant Week in Puerto Vallarta

It’s time for Restaurant Week here in Puerto Vallarta. “Following the trend of other influential fine dining destinations around the world, Vallarta Lifestyles Publishing Group established Restaurant Week in 2005. A two-week festival that takes place every May. 2016 marks the 12 year anniversary of this amazing event. If you’re lucky enough to be here from […]

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Estrellita’s Five Golden Rules for Choosing a Taco Stand

The Insider’s Guide to Eating Delicious and Fresh Mexican Street Food Food tourism is a big deal these days, and many of our Puerto Vallarta visitors want to take advantage of the scrumptious variety of street food beckoning the hungry traveler. Vallarta Eats Food Tours has hand-picked some of the very best of these eateries […]