Many visitors to the Puerto Vallarta area are surprised to find just how diverse the local environment can be. The variety of flora and fauna commonly encountered by tourists goes far beyond the standard coastal ecosphere that comes to mind when the topic is sunny Puerto Vallarta. In fact, its position at the edge of
Puerto Vallarta is a very safe city with an unusually low crime rate. The area makes most of its living through tourism, so there is a definite interest in the safety and security of tourists and residents alike. In addition there are the tourist police who are a bi-lingual division of the city police force.
To calculate time, it helps to know that the entire state of Jalisco is in the Central Time. Bus service is extensive. It can transport you from one end of the city to the other end for $7.50 peso. Purchase a ticket each time you use a bus and hold on to it until you
The crown jewel of the Pacific Ocean’s Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta is a rich tapestry of lifestyles and cultures and the home to over fifty thousand expats from the US and Canada. One of the largest urban areas in the state with a local population well over 250,000, Puerto Vallarta offers a unique package of
I would like to tell you a story about taste. We were living in San Jose del Cabo at the time. One of the restaurants on the main street was famous for their tortilla soup. We dined there with all of our clients and friends and we all enjoyed having a bowl of this delicious
Shopping in Puerto Vallarta is not much different than shopping at home. Major chain stores for the most part carry the same merchandise you are familiar with. Costco is praised by expats and is voted numero uno. My husband and I were shopping at Costco when we heard a man talking in the next aisle