Puerto Vallarta

bargaining in Mexico

Bargaining in Mexico? It’s fun! Here’s how to haggle like a pro

By Janice and George | February 8, 2018

“Necklaces! Bracelets! Cheap Mexican junk!” The cries of the vendors ring out on Mexican beaches. And bargaining in Mexico is part of the shopping fun.

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Luxury for less at 2 fabulous boutique Puerto Vallarta hotels

By Janice and George | January 28, 2014

Heading to Puerto Vallarta for some sun? Casa Isabel and Quinta Maria Cortez are boutique Puerto Vallarta hotels with loads of charm. And they’re affordable too.

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Hacienda San Angel

Hacienda San Angel: A touch of heaven in Puerto Vallarta

By Janice and George | January 21, 2014

It’s smack-dab in the center of old Puerto Vallarta. But Hacienda San Angel is an oasis of genteel tranquility. And the most luxurious of the centrally-located Puerto Vallarta hotels.

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deluxe Puerto Vallarta hideaways

3 Puerto Vallarta Hideaways: from eco-chic to uber-luxe

By Janice and George | January 7, 2014

Fab beaches? Birdwatching? These three deluxe Puerto Vallarta hideaways are worth the drive from the airport.

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Puerto Vallarta restaurants

A trio of tasty Puerto Vallarta restaurants

By Janice and George | January 21, 2013

Puerto Vallarta is a culinary hotbed. We checked out 3 of the best Puerto Vallarta restaurants serving food as art and simple shrimp tacos.

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Puerto Vallarta art and dining

Puerto Vallarta: Hot spot for art and fine dining

By Janice and George | August 25, 2012

Puerto Vallarta art and dining is hot. If you love the idea of popping into art galleries on a free ArtWalk and trying out great restaurants, PV is for you.

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Archies Wok - Puerto Vallarta

Archie’s Wok in Puerto Vallarta dishes up Asian-inspired cuisine

By Janice and George | August 16, 2012

Archie’s Wok, a lovely courtyard restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, pays tribute to most of the Asian cuisines. Be prepared to wait for a table.

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