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Savor Your Vacation At Hip Bars In Puerto Vallarta

For many of us, the perfect day on a Mexican getaway involves at least one round at a local watering hole.

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The 10 Best Places In The World To Retire

Some spots in the new Live and Invest Overseas ranking are practically unheard of.

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Master Mexican Cuisine in PV at Miriam's Kitchen

Enchiladas, homemade salsa, fish tacos, deviled shrimp, green chile ribs, and deep, dark mole like only a Mexican grandma can make – these are just a few of the traditional dishes Chef Miriam Flores teaches in her popular Puerto Vallarta cooking classes.

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2016 PeeWee Surfing League

This series seeks to encourage young Mexican surfers and will take place in Sayulita, San Blas and San Pancho.

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5th Riviera Nayarit Twitter Party

Join in by posting pics and videos with the hashtag #AsiMiDiaEnRivieraNayarit and win one of five swag bags sponsored by the Riviera Nayarit and the Destination’s hotels.

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Rincón de Guayabitos, La Peñita de Jaltemba and Los Ayala, Family Hideout in the Riviera Nayarit

These picturesque towns have plenty of accommodations to offer and lots of family-oriented recreational activities. You can sight whales right from the beaches and they’re the closest spots in the Riviera Nayarit to the Isla del Coral.

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Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Reports Passenger Traffic Increase of 17.3% for the Month of June

Editor's Note: Even though they are making a lot of money they find it unnecessary to repair the people mover belts to and from the international gates. Those belts have been non operative for more than 4 years.
SHAME on all persons responsible!!

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10th International Bahía de Banderas Sport Fishing Tournament

This year they expect between 35 and 40 boats to compete for big prizes including cars, professional fishing equipment, cash money and other awards in kind.

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San Francisco, Cultural Capital of the Riviera Nayarit

Purto Vallarta, Mexico.- A little over a decade ago San Pancho began a cultural, ecological, environmental and artistic revolution that changed the town’s history and now offers one more tourist attraction for visitors.

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Finding The Best Mexican Food In Puerto Vallarta

Few things reveal the nature of a place and character of a people quite like food, & the only way to get a true taste is by eating like the locals. It can be difficult to know what’s best, though, so here’s a brief list of our favorite spots in PV.

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New Assisted Living Home Opening in Bucerias

In the winter of 2013 we agreed to provide assistance to needy members of Club Tercera Edad in Bucerias in exchange for the senior women making craft items to sell at the weekly markets. The monies raised at the markets provided for medication and health care for the club's needy members.

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New Mountain Bike and Hiking Trail in Sayulita

New Mountain Bike and Hiking Trail in Sayulita

 Sayulita has a new jungle trail, designed specifically for mountain bikers, hikers, and joggers. Javier Chavez, owner of Wildmex, and an avid mountain biker and adventure seeker, is behind this new and exciting development. Javier tells El Sayulero more about... Read more

Sixteen States in Mexico to Initiate 911 Emergency Service in October

Sixteen States in Mexico to Initiate 911 Emergency Service in October

The Executive Secretariat of the National System of Public Security reported that beginning in October of this year operations will begin in 16 Mexican states for 911 emergency medical care... Read more

Michelada: A Fresh Summer Drink For Puerto Vallarta

Michelada: A Fresh Summer Drink For Puerto Vallarta

In México, the gastronomic industry is in constant renewal. Summer has already begun and we must be prepared to face it. I have taken the time to find an ideal... Read more

Earth Just Experienced The Hottest June Ever Recorded

Earth Just Experienced The Hottest June Ever Recorded

This marks the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking global temperatures. The heat wave continues. Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, according to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... Read more

Zihuatanejo Beaches: No Dogs Allowed

Zihuatanejo Beaches: No Dogs Allowed

Expats raise a fuss over municipal bylaw banning pets Planning a Mexico vacation with the family dog? Better stay away from Zihuatanejo if your pet enjoys spending time on the beach. Municipal... Read more

The Bugs of Mexico: Hail to The Cockroach

The Bugs of Mexico: Hail to The Cockroach

It's an integral part of life while a cousin makes an uninviting filling for tacos The tropical latitudes are described as the area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic... Read more

Pack a Book Along with the Sunscreen and Tropical Print Shirts!

Pack a Book Along with the Sunscreen and Tropical Print Shirts!

For those of you in La Cruz, you noticed that Friday was promotion day at the Elementary School (grades 1-6). For many students completing grade 6, they and their families... Read more

Star Wars Latest Film To Go Elsewhere

Star Wars Latest Film To Go Elsewhere

Incentives are not enough for filmmakers, says Mexican studio Star Wars has gone the way of 11 other films in the past four years: to other countries that offer filmmakers more... Read more

Modern Mexico in Stark Relief: On the Importance of Laura Esquivel

Modern Mexico in Stark Relief: On the Importance of Laura Esquivel

TURN ON TALK RADIO, cruise around the internet, pick up a newspaper — you would think there’s nothing more to Mexico than psycho narcos, dirty government, and illegal immigration. Throw... Read more

Our Best Fishing in Two Years, It´s Fish City in PV!

Our Best Fishing in Two Years, It´s Fish City in PV!

Puerto Vallarta is not one of those tropical destinations that just gradually warm up after the preferable climate of winter. No we just sort of start warming up mid May... Read more

Mexotik in San Pancho Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Mexotik in San Pancho Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Daniel Murillo, originally from Mexico City, spent over 20 years drifting from place to place and gaining cooking experience along the way. It was in Bali, Indonesia, that he had... Read more

Start Making Plans for Corn Festival 2016 in Jala

Start Making Plans for Corn Festival 2016 in Jala

For the first two weeks of August, Jala in Nayarit will present the annual La Feria del Elote (Corn Festival), a tribute to the pre-Hispanic heritage. Located a short distance from... Read more

Lo de Marcos, Peaceful Retreat in Riviera Nayarit

Lo de Marcos, Peaceful Retreat in Riviera Nayarit

If you’re looking for peace and quiet, you’ve come to the right place. Spend a day away from the madding crowd and the hustle and bustle of the city. There’s... Read more

Puerto Vallarta, Among The Most Visited Destinations in The Country

Puerto Vallarta, Among The Most Visited Destinations in The Country

The good tourist results in Puerto Vallarta are not only of perception, the specialized agencies of the federal government statistics show them. Puerto Vallarta received in the first semester of the... Read more

Mexican Zoo Shocked After Beloved Gorilla Bantu Dies

Mexican Zoo Shocked After Beloved Gorilla Bantu Dies

Mexico City's zoo was in shock on Thursday after its beloved male gorilla died as veterinarians prepared to transport him to another city to mate with two females. Bantu, who was... Read more

The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Is Ready To Hunt For Alien Life

The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Is Ready To Hunt For Alien Life

Construction on the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, began in 2011. Workers installed the last of 4,450 panels on Sunday and operations are scheduled to begin in September. The Chinese... Read more

Mexico: Government, Teachers Talk About Education Reform

Mexico: Government, Teachers Talk About Education Reform

The head of the Public Education Ministry in Mexico, Aurelio Nuño assured that education reform is not the problem but the solution to bring the country today to modernity, while... Read more

Take a Boat Ride Through the Estuary and Help Preserve PV's Natural Habitats

Take a Boat Ride Through the Estuary and Help Preserve PV's Natural Habitats

Estero El Salado invites you to join them and come aboard "La Aventurera" for a guided tour of our estuary. We offer schools, locals and visitors the opportunity to experience and... Read more

Enjoy Spanish' Visits Puerto Vallarta in July, August & September 2016

Enjoy Spanish' Visits Puerto Vallarta in July, August & September 2016

If you are looking to improve your Spanish skills or simply polish what you have already learned … Please be informed that Enjoy Spanish is organizing a series of Spanish... Read more

 
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Sixteen States in Mexico to Initiate 911 Emergency Service in October

Sixteen States in Mexico to Initiate 911 Emergency Service in October

The Executive Secretariat of the National System of Public Security reported that beginning in October of this year operations will begin in 16 Mexican states for 911 emergency medical care.

The states which are scheduled to have the service available in October are: Baja California, Coahuila, Colima, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla,...

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Michelada: A Fresh Summer Drink For Puerto Vallarta

Michelada: A Fresh Summer Drink For Puerto Vallarta

In México, the gastronomic industry is in constant renewal. Summer has already begun and we must be prepared to face it. I have taken the time to find an ideal drink for this season: la michelada. I will share the recipe to you in case you don’t have the opportunity to travel to Vallarta.
There are three ways to prepare a michelada: the first one is called the traditional, which...

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Star Wars Latest Film To Go Elsewhere

Star Wars Latest Film To Go Elsewhere

Incentives are not enough for filmmakers, says Mexican studio Star Wars has gone the way of 11 other films in the past four years: to other countries that offer filmmakers more attractive financial incentives. The manager of Baja Film Studios in Baja California says producers of the newest Star Wars episode had considered shooting 20% of the film in Mexico, which would have represented an economic...

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New Mountain Bike and Hiking Trail in Sayulita

New Mountain Bike and Hiking Trail in Sayulita

 Sayulita has a new jungle trail, designed specifically for mountain bikers, hikers, and joggers. Javier Chavez, owner of Wildmex, and an avid mountain biker and adventure seeker, is behind this new and exciting development. Javier tells El Sayulero more about this new trail, the various tours he offers, and much more. You’ve offered mountain bike tours for the last 9 years in Sayulita....

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Our Best Fishing in Two Years, It´s Fish City in PV!

Our Best Fishing in Two Years, It´s Fish City in PV!

Puerto Vallarta is not one of those tropical destinations that just gradually warm up after the preferable climate of winter. No we just sort of start warming up mid May, then BOOM it´s June and it´s hot and humid. Now I say hot and humid to the California types, to the Houston, Florida and other humid areas, PV is mild to your summer standards. But when it does get warm, the warm currents...

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Barcelona Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21 Months’ Jail

Barcelona Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21 Months’ Jail

But he likely won’t serve prison time for tax fraud.Under Spanish law, a prison sentence of less than two years can be served under probation, meaning Lionel Messi and his father are unlikely to go to jail. Barcelona’s Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined 2 million euros ($2.2 million) after being found guilty of three counts...

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What's Happening in July at Act II Entertainment

What's Happening in July at Act II Entertainment

Even though the 2015-2016 winter entertainment season has come to a close at Act II Entertainment Stages, the fun is not over yet.

The Book of Job Opening night Saturday July 2 at 7:00 pm
2 shows only July 2 & July 23 at 7:00 pm

Musical Director Alfonso Lopez Brings The Red Room Cabaret to another evening filled with wonderful Music and laughter. Starring the last...

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Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico

Beaches At Islas Marietas And Sayulita Among The Best In Mexico

Islas Marietas’ Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) took 3rd place in Mexico on USA Today’s 10Best List; Sayulita obtained 8th place in Travel + Leisure’s Best Beaches in Mexico. Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches can be found in Mexico, where there are approximately 450 of them lining its expansive coastlines. Among them: Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) in the Islas...

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Charlie Sheen Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit!

Charlie Sheen Is Back In The Riviera Nayarit!

The ex star of the series Two and a Half Men spent a few days at the Four Seasons; actress Perrey Reeves celebrated her honeymoon at Villa La Estancia; Mexican actors Armando Torrea, Natasha Dupeyron and Sofía Sisniega vacationed in Punta Mita. Popular North American actor and comedian Charlie Sheen, ex lead in the series Two and a Half Men, returned to the Riviera Nayarit to enjoy some much...

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Mexico Elections: The Surreal List of Cndidates Reads More Like The Line-Up of a TV Panel Show - and The Country's Long-Suffering Voters are not Amused

Mexico Elections: The Surreal List of Cndidates Reads More Like The Line-Up of a TV Panel Show - and The Country's Long-Suffering Voters are not Amused


Abducted students' families call for boycott as a clown, a footballer and a reality TV star stand in upcoming polls With a football legend, a famous clown, a former Big Brothercontestant and several soap stars in the running, the list of candidates in Mexico’s forthcoming elections reads more like the line-up of a television panel show. But the emergence of these maverick contenders...

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Mexico's Congress Approves Reform Allowing Foreign Agents to Bear Arms

Mexico's Congress Approves Reform Allowing Foreign Agents to Bear Arms

Mexico's Congress approved a legal reform on Thursday that will allow foreign immigration and customs agents to bear arms while in the country, an issue that has been a source of tension with the United States. PUERTO VALLARTA: Mexico's Congress approved a legal reform on Thursday that will allow foreign immigration and customs agents to bear arms while in the country, an issue that has been a source...

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Governor Roberto Sandoval Castañeda Attends the 48th Governors National Conference

Governor Roberto Sandoval Castañeda Attends the 48th Governors National Conference

Puerto Vallarta, Jal.- State Governor, Roberto Sandoval, attended the 48th Governors National Conference (CONAGO). It took place in Durango, Durango and was led by President Enrique Pena Nieto. At this conference the President expressed his appreciation for the determination of members of the regional parliament to speed up the creation of the Anti-corruption National Organization The President...

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Pack a Book Along with the Sunscreen and Tropical Print Shirts!

Pack a Book Along with the Sunscreen and Tropical Print Shirts!

For those of you in La Cruz, you noticed that Friday was promotion day at the Elementary School (grades 1-6). For many students completing grade 6, they and their families will choose not to continue the child's schooling, even though the government has mandatory education through grade 8. If you're a regular reader of these Amigos blasts, you know about Carmen Tapia. As a retired bilingual Reading...

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Modern Mexico in Stark Relief: On the Importance of Laura Esquivel

Modern Mexico in Stark Relief: On the Importance of Laura Esquivel

TURN ON TALK RADIO, cruise around the internet, pick up a newspaper — you would think there’s nothing more to Mexico than psycho narcos, dirty government, and illegal immigration. Throw in Donald Trump, and the country’s PR just can’t catch a break. Mexican art? Didn’t that peak with Diego Rivera? And how about Mexican literature? Ask anyone at the next dinner party...

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Start Making Plans for Corn Festival 2016 in Jala

Start Making Plans for Corn Festival 2016 in Jala

For the first two weeks of August, Jala in Nayarit will present the annual La Feria del Elote (Corn Festival), a tribute to the pre-Hispanic heritage. Located a short distance from the coast communities, Jala and Xalisco prepare a wide variety of events all with the purpose of celebrating the Corn Festival. Said to be the home of the Guinness World Book of Records’ largest corncob, the yearly...

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US Press Will Showcase The Riviera Nayarit’s Hidden Assets

US Press Will Showcase The Riviera Nayarit’s Hidden Assets

This press trip offered one of the longest tours from south to north and back again so the media, which specializes in unique off-the-beaten-path attractions, can publish stories that will generate more than 13 million media impressions. The Public Relations department of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau put together a press trip for US media in order to showcase “The...

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In Mexico, More Digital Buyers Use Mobil

In Mexico, More Digital Buyers Use Mobil

Mexico’s mobile buying penetration is higher than average in Latin America The share of digital buyers who buy via mobile is higher in Mexico than in Colombia, Chile or Argentina, according to research from digital merchant Linio. The report, on shoppers tracked during Q1 2016, claims that nearly 36% of digital buyers in Mexico are mobile purchasers, slightly higher than the regional...

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How to Invest in Colombia and Mexico

How to Invest in Colombia and Mexico

Every week, host and Zacks stock strategist, Tracey Ryniec, will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life. In this episode, Tracey is joined by John Blank, Zacks Chief Equity Strategist and Editor of the International Trader , which specializes in buying international...

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Retiring To Puerto Vallarta Mexico: The World’s Best Beach City

Retiring To Puerto Vallarta Mexico: The World’s Best Beach City

In 1963, Elizabeth Taylor followed Richard Burton to a sleepy little port on Puerto Vallarta Mexico’s west coast where he was starring, along with Deborah Kerr and Ava Gardner, in a John Huston-directed film called Night of the Iguana. For his movie set, John Huston chose Mismaloya, a small village just south of Puerto Vallarta in the Mexican state of Jalisco, for its resemblance to a crumbling...

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Zihuatanejo Beaches: No Dogs Allowed

Zihuatanejo Beaches: No Dogs Allowed

Expats raise a fuss over municipal bylaw banning pets Planning a Mexico vacation with the family dog? Better stay away from Zihuatanejo if your pet enjoys spending time on the beach. Municipal authorities in the Guerrero tourist destination have decided to enforce a bylaw known as Beach Use Criteria which bans pets from all the town’s beaches, along with glass and styrofoam containers. The...

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The Bugs of Mexico: Hail to The Cockroach

The Bugs of Mexico: Hail to The Cockroach

It's an integral part of life while a cousin makes an uninviting filling for tacos The tropical latitudes are described as the area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Since my chosen city of residence lies about 20 kilometers south of the Tropic of Cancer, sometime around noon on the summer solstice the sun will be directly overhead, 90 degrees from all horizons. This auspicious...

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Earth Just Experienced The Hottest June Ever Recorded

Earth Just Experienced The Hottest June Ever Recorded

This marks the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking global temperatures. The heat wave continues. Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, according to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This marks the 14th month in a row that global heat records have been broken. It’s the longest streak of record-breaking temperatures since reporting began...

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The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Is Ready To Hunt For Alien Life

The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Is Ready To Hunt For Alien Life

Construction on the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, began in 2011. Workers installed the last of 4,450 panels on Sunday and operations are scheduled to begin in September. The Chinese government has finished building the world’s largest radio telescope — a $180 million monster that will be used in the search for extraterrestrial life. The last of the 4,450...

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Canada, USA and Mexico Promise Butterfly Highway

Canada, USA and Mexico Promise Butterfly Highway

A decade ago, there was a conspiracy theory going round the internet, about a secret superhighway that was going to be built from Mexico to Canada. Now it is finally happening; At the recent meeting of Prime Minister Trudeau, President Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto they...

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Savings and Smiles with Hilton Anaheim's ‘Center of SoCal’ Package

Savings and Smiles with Hilton Anaheim's ‘Center of SoCal’ Package


Courtesy Hilton Anaheim While some vacations are about getting away from it all, Hilton Anaheim's “Center of SoCal” package is about being right at the heart of it all—in this case, having both close proximity and specialized access to the very best entertainment venues Southern California...

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7 Trendy Places to Eat, Drink and Dance in Scottsdale

7 Trendy Places to Eat, Drink and Dance in Scottsdale


Photo Copyright/Courtesy of: The Luxe List Imagine a desert oasis where you can enjoy award-winning cuisine and partake in nightlife unlike any other. Well, Scottsdale is that place and it’s a perfect locale for a quick weekend getaway. Don’t know where to eat or what to do? No time to research and plan a dining, imbibing and socializing schedule ensuring your brief vacation is...

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Expect the Unexpected at the Four Seasons Scottsdale

Expect the Unexpected at the Four Seasons Scottsdale


.Property Exterior 3 credit Peter Vitale Arizona’s high desert has a unique magic and mystique all its own and, when it comes to the Four Seasons Scottsdale, guests can also expect the unexpected—starting with its Sonoran Desert locale.  For one, "lush" and "desert"...

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