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Travel warnings have had little impact on tourism

A travel alert issued by the United States last August warning about increased crime in popular destinations including Los Cabos and Cancún had little impact on tourism from that country, an analyst has concluded. Alejandro...

Francine Peters’ art show promises music, food, live painting (!)

Act II Entertainment Stages is thrilled to announce a one-night-only art show, featuring their favorite local artist, Francine Peters, to be held at the Act II Encore Lounge and Patio on Tuesday, April 24...

At Las Carmelitas, the city-spanning view will only whet your appetite

Uber will take you to Las Carmelitas. The driver may visibly hesitate before you engage some of the steep hills that rise over the 1.5 kms of private property once you turn off Par...

Conchas Chinas

When you’re looking to get away from the busy-ness of Playa Los Muertos, the most popular and most visited beach in all of Puerto Vallarta, just take a short ride south on Carretera Federal...

Discover… Vallarta Botanical Gardens

You haven’t seen bougainvillea until you’ve visited the Vallarta Botanical Gardens. And that’s just the welcome center area. There are rose gardens. Hiking trails. A cactus garden. Plants Indigenous and unique to the region. As a...

One Tessera at a Time, an Art Project Builds Community

Mosaic artist Natasha Moraga didn’t set out to radically alter the face of Lazaro Cardenas Park, back in 2009 when she traveled to Philadelphia to apprentice with famed muralist and artist Isaiah Zagar. “I trained...

SETAC engages Semana Santa revelers for HIV prevention

As in years past, SETAC, Puerto Vallarta’s LGBTQ Community Center, will implement a prevention and education strategy during Semana Santa, Mexico’s Spring Break equivalent, with the goal of reducing HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections...

Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Just a half hour drive south of Vallarta, a winding path down Hwy 200 that mostly borders the edge of Banderas Bay, the Vallarta Botanical Gardens is in many ways a breathtaking experience. Bob...

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