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Wine in Mexico – Yes!

People love to vacation in Mexico, but… when they visit they spend half their time complaining about what Mexico does not have.  Wine is top of the list for many vacationers enjoying the sun south of the border. Prejudice is born of ignorance.  Now is the time to educate yourself and your friends about the […]


At Your Service ¡A sus órdenes! Mexican Style!

Locally grown coffee.

In the United States they are called Farmers Markets.  In Mexico they are called Tianguis.  Both have food and crafts. Some markets are large and have many trinkets to buy.  Some are smaller and specialize in Fresh Baked, Handmade, Home Grown. Recien Horneado, Hecho a Mano, Cosechado en Casa! Read on for details… Tianguis Lo […]


Success Translates in Mexico


If you knew then what you know now, you’d be rich!  Well here is a story of just such a success.  The riches are the growth of a town that benefits everyone. The workers of Sayulita and San Pancho, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico live in a quaint pueblo named Lo de Marcos.  It is a quiet […]


I Can’t Get No, Satisfaction!


As the song goes, I can’t get no, satisfaction, but… I’ll try and I’ll try.  According to a recent survey, the people of Mexico have tried and attained satisfaction. Satisfaction is not a matter of wealth, however… it is a matter of overall happiness.  The sun and smiles of Mexico has proven to create a […]


Mexico’s New Holiday Destination On The Pacific Coast | Riviera Nayarit:

The west side of Mexico is unique and different from the east side.  The coast is more dramatic lending itself to more awesome sights. A most pristine part of the west coast is called Riviera Nayarit.  It hold some of the most beautiful and pristine beaches on the planet. Riviera Nayarit still has sections undiscovered […]


Newsletter – November Edition 2014 – Galvan Real Estate and Services


November is the beginning of High Season in Mexico.  The weather is turning delicious. There is so much to do and see in Mexico.  One of the favorite pastimes is shopping. With that in mind your attention should turn to a Tianguis.  This is the Mexican version of a Farmers Market. Read on for details. […]


Dream of a Holiday?


It’s a Friday afternoon and I’m waiting for the end of the day.  It is times like this when my mind begins to wander. It is amazing that your body can be in the office, but… your mind is thousands of miles away in a tropical destination.  Which, you ask, is your reality, the office […]


Delightful, Delicious, Decadent – Mexico


Shopping is America’s past time.  South of the Border the shopping past time translates to Tianguis. A Tianguis is a gathering of vendors with items that are handmade, home baked and locally grown.  The Riviera Nayarit boosts a number of Tianguis locations on different days of the week. Some people come to eat their way […]


Shopping Mexican Style


In Mexico there is a unique was to shop.  It is called a Tianguis.  Some may understand the concept as a Farmers Market. The best of these events includes Homemade, Home-baked and Homegrown items.  This way each Tianguis has a flavor of the local areas. For those that love the coast, especially the west coast […]


Galvan Real Estate and Services Newsletter – October Edition 2014 | Galván Real Estate and Services

Mexico Life

  Galvan Real Estate and Services Newsletter – October Edition 2014 | Galván Real Estate and Services. Here the link to our Galvan Real Estate and Services Monthly Newsletter, October 2014 Edition Our Newsletter is produced in Spanish and English.  Scroll down to see the Spanish version. This month we cover: Rental Spotlight Real Estate […]


Facing our Fears!


Sometimes when we don’t face our fears then our fears face us.  Such is the case when it comes to spiders and in Mexico with have plenty of them. Why is it that we have such a fear for some critters whose skeletons are on the outside.  A turtle has an exoskeleton and yet we […]


Girly Camping® – Safety Tips


There is a growing trend in Mexico.  It’s camping and it’s amazing that it hasn’t been more prevalent before. With the advent of camping comes the need for all the related information regarding camping.  Especially true is safety. The following Link is to a an article on safety in camping.  It’s just a couple of […]


Welcome – Bienvenidos a Camp México – Lo De Marcos

Gate to Campground

Something that can seem so regular at home can be rare in another country.  Such is the case with camping.  Rare to find and a joy to behold. Oh sure… there are plenty of RV parks and hostels, but… where can you can to find a place to prop your tent and stil have electricity […]


Villa Rentals Vs. Hotel Stay, What to Do’

Villa Gaviotas

Vacations are supposed to be a treat from regular Life.  The goal is to work hard, safe money and treat yourself Like royalty. For those in the know there is a better way than vacation hotels.  It is vacation rentals. What even fewer people know is that a Villa in Mexico can cost much Less […]


Mexico to London for a Rebozo


Sometimes the most simple things have the most enchanting histories.  The Rebozo which is a grand scarf has just that history. Fashion has always been a way to attract attention.  When that fashion includes celebrities, the attraction multiplies. Here is an article on fashion, history and notoriety.  Of course it comes from Mexico. ‘Made in […]


10 Swimming Pools to Dive For

Casa !ido

Most vacations are about fun and sun.  Those two words translate into swimming. For sun we suggest traveling south of the border to Mexico.  For fun we offer elaborate swimming delights. Check out the foreknowing article about 10 sweet spots to swim.  Man made in heaven made locations. 10 piscinas en el área de Puerto […]