Weekly Musings

USA Today: Top Beach Restaurants

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 eateries and tells us why they were chosen: El … Read More

Glee Actress at Garza Blanca Resort

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 on social media thanked Garza Blanca Resort: “Thank you so much … Read More

Ice Bucket Challenge Puerto Vallarta

  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: George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Jennifer Lopez, Mike … Read More

Visit-Vallarta on Social Networks

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 Vallarta. And we’d love to get to know you … Read More

BREAKFAST FOR CORAZON DE NINA… What: Breakfast fundraiser to support a safe environment for at-risk girls. When: Saturday, August 9, 2014 Time: Starting at 10 a.m. Where: River Cafe Admission Price: $200 pesos per ticket Ticket Information: Tickets can be purchased at Carol’s Boutique on Basilio Badillo in Colonia Emiliano Zapata (Romantic Zone/Old Town/South Side). … Read More

Palmares Beach Awarded Blue Flag

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 awarded an important and much anticipated Blue Flag. This … Read More

Food Festival Cookbook

PUERTO VALLARTA FOOD FESTIVAL COOKBOOKS AVAILABLE FOR SALE: 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. In her suitcase she brought home one of Chef Caliz’ precious cookbooks from the 1st Annual Festival … Read More

PV Featured on Mexico Travel Channel

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 (rinconesdemitierra.com) as well as on Mexico’s national pay-TV channel. … Read More

Press Release for Visit-Vallarta

PRESS RELEASE FOR VISIT-VALLARTA.COM: 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 more than 250 top-rated news sources and generated a heavy stream of traffic. The article was picked … Read More

Spud Sightings in PV

SPUD SIGHTINGS IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO: 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 been unavailable in Mexico for about four years until last week when potato growers finally signed an agreement with … Read More