Widened Malecon Sidewalks Welcome Pedestrians
: Enjoying the colorful, atmospheric Malecon is now better than ever, thanks to the enlargement of sidewalks on Diaz Ordaz street, including the installation of planters.
Música Mexicana: Seven Artists to Consider
: Just as Mexico is turning heads on the silver screen, thanks to young performers such as Salma Hayek and Gael García Bernal, Mexican musicians are crossing the border and finding success and popularity all over the world.
Most Happening Town for Evening Events: Bucerias
: Kudos to the businesses and associations in Bucerias who, over the past year, have not only held many more special events and activities but also have gotten much better at promoting them.
Sierra Lago: Heaven on Earth
: Seemingly a million miles from everything and tucked into the lush emerald forest of the Sierra Madre, Sierra Lago is a unique mountain getaway and member of the Mexico Boutique Hotels collection.
Cravings: Churros & Hot Chocolate
: There’s nothing like the smell of deep-fried churros with cinnamon in the evening air.
Keith May Advocates for Banderas Bay Whales
: Every year between from November to April, Banderas Bay becomes the winter home and birthing grounds for numerous humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).
Banderas Bay Offers Diverse Snorkeling Opportunities
: Using simply a mask, snorkel and fins, you can take an ordinary water experience and convert it into memories that last a lifetime!
Sierra del Mar - Los Arcos Update
: The developers of Sierra del Mar Los Arcos are pleased to announce that all condominiums in their first tower, Arco Menor, have been sold.
State of the Market
: As the high-season ends and we look back at what transpired from November until April, we’ve seen the market go from one of denial to acceptance.
: Puerto Vallarta has certainly matured from the days when it offered just two golf courses.
The Birth of a Tourist Destination
: The history of Banderas Bay, one of the largest bays in the world, and that of Puerto Vallarta go hand in hand. Discover some of the historic events that marked the birth of this beautiful tourist destination.
Guayabitos and La Peñita, A Study in Contrast
: These two neighboring oceanfront towns in Riviera Nayarit, 70 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta, couldn’t be more dissimilar.
Molecular Gastronomy: Culinary Art Meets Science
: Having dinner at a gourmet restaurant, seduced by the flavors and aromas of the spectacular dishes before you, it’s easy to forget that cooking is, fundamentally, the result of a series of chemical and physical processes.
: Calamari Ripieni by Trattoria Michel.
Furnishing the Dream
: The deal is done. After hours of signing unintelligible documents, the keys to your new condo are in hand! Suddenly, all those essential square meters of condominium you bargained so hard for seem like a vast wilderness.
Marietas Eco-Discovery Tour
: A veteran guest on various day cruise “party boats” around North America, I was ready for a change from that type of excursion, which often includes rowdy crowds, rushed itineraries and, frequently, unexpected charges in these alleged “all-inclusive” tours.
Strolling Around Gringo Gulch
: Climb up any of the step-lined streets that lead to this charming hillside neighborhood and you will quickly understand why Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton chose to have homes built there back in the 1960s.
Women Sailors, A Success Story
: Fifteen years ago, Laura Mestre de Legorreta decided to form a women’s sailing team to take advantage of her son’s boats, which had been sitting unused for two years.
Five Influential Mexican Artists
: Should you suddenly find yourself in the midst of a highbrow conversation about Mexican art, here are five names that may come up and the reasons why they might.
Reinterpreting Manuel Lepe
: A much-deserved tribute to late Vallartan painter Manuel Lepe, created by Glass Gallery M owner Mariano Pérez Vivanco, has been installed at the entrance to Plaza Vallarta.