Weekly Musings

USA TODAY - TOP BEACH RESTAURANTS: USA Today ranked the "Top Beach Restaurants on Mexico's Pacific Coast" and several wonderful establishments in Vallarta-Nayarit made the list. See which of your favorite beachfront restaurants in Banderas Bay were selected. USA Today gives us the rundown on these favorite...

On September 1 & 2, Glee actress Lea Michele celebrated her 28th birthday at Garza Blanca Resort in Puerto Vallarta. While vacationing with her girlfriends she posted several photos on Instagram, and on Twitter she tweeted about her trip. She was completely enamored with Puerto Vallarta, and...

  ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE PUERTO VALLARTA: The latest internet craze involves people pouring buckets of ice on themselves or others while videotaping the occurrence then posting their video online. Even big-name actors, musicians, sports stars, other celebrities and a past U.S. president have risen to the challenge:...

VISIT-VALLARTA ON YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL NETWORKS! You can now follow our Puerto Vallarta adventures with Gilbert the Beach Bum and interact with us on your favorite social networks. Visit-Vallarta.com is now on: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram. Get to know us while you're getting to know Puerto...

PALMARES BEACH AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS BLUE FLAG CERTIFICATION IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO: Playa Palmares is located 6 kilometers south of town, a 10-minue drive along Highway 200, just before Garza Blanca. Puerto Vallarta's mayor Ramon Guerrero was pleased to announce that Puerto Vallarta's beautiful Palmares Beach was just...

PUERTO VALLARTA FOOD FESTIVAL COOKBOOKS AVAILABLE FOR SALE: [caption id="attachment_4979" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Puerto Vallarta Food Festival Cookbook.[/caption] My daughter Brooke just returned home from 18 fabulous days in Banderas Bay! She and her friend Haley went on lots of adventures, made new friends, and created wonderful memories....

PUERTO VALLARTA TO BE FEATURED ON MEXICO TRAVEL CHANNEL: A project titled Corners of My Land (Rincones de Mi Tierra) was recently filmed on location in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Filming took place over five days and the resulting project will soon be available for viewing online...

PRESS RELEASE FOR VISIT-VALLARTA.COM: [caption id="attachment_4564" align="alignright" width="300"] First press release for visit-vallarta.com.[/caption] The week was ushered in by some very exciting news for visit-vallarta.com. Today we had our first press release to announce www.visit-vallarta.com to the media and online community. The press release went out to...

SPUD SIGHTINGS IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO: [caption id="attachment_4565" align="alignright" width="300"] Russet potatoes arrive in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico![/caption] This week on the Puerto Vallarta forums the "big" topic was the sighting of russet potatoes or "Spud Sightings" in local grocery stores and markets. In general, russet potatoes have...