Month: April 2014


LOCALS IN THE SPOTLIGHT > GARY R. BECK, PV FOODIE EXPERT In February of 1979, when expat Gary R. Beck first visited the charming city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico he stayed at the Molino de Agua Hotel, which at that time was a tropical jungle getaway complete with monkeys and macaws. Immediately he knew that … Read More

January 2014

TRIP REPORT:  JANUARY 2014 Here is my trip report from 15 days in the PV/Banderas Bay sunshine! The airport shark tank was more of a “dolphin tank” when we arrived. So walking through that area was mild and pleasant. A VW Jetta rental car from Gecko was waiting for us in the parking lot, so … Read More

August 2013 – Part 6

FINAL TRIP REPORT:  AUGUST 2013 – PART 6 THURSDAY After a morning visit to the beach in Nuevo, my husband and I drove into downtown PV to Mundo de Azulejos to pick up our personalized name tile for our condo. They did a really beautiful job. We were so pleased. Then we enjoyed a wonderful … Read More

August 2013 – Part 5

TRIP REPORT:  AUGUST 2013 – PART 5 Monday was my birthday, and I couldn’t be more pleased with the wonderful weather. We made the quick drive into PV to do some more exploring. We drove east along the south side of the bull fighting ring and continued down. We found the new and lovely 5-story … Read More

Restaurant Week 2014

VALLARTA LIFESTYLES’ RESTAURANT WEEK 2014 This year marks the 10th anniversary celebration of Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit’s highly-anticipated Restaurant Week. This huge annual event is organized by Vallarta Lifestyles and takes place during the second half of May, just as the whole Banderas Bay area begins to gradually shift gears down to a slower … Read More