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When I became an adult, I became busy.  On one particular Mother’s Day I realized I had purchased no gift for my mom! So… on my way to my Mom’s house I stopped by the grocery store and picked up a couple of kitchen accessories.  When my Mom looked in the grocery bag and saw […]

April in Mexico – Fiesta!

April is the month for many a Fiesta in Mexico.  There are a number of holidays that coincide to create and incredible festive atmosphere. Check out the following newsletter for event news, places to stay, things to do and places to eat.  There is even the perspective of a local. So… if you like to […]

Judy Garland said it so well, There is no place…

It is a pleasure to see pride in a person.  When that pride extends outside themselves the pleasure is multiplied. Here is a post of a man that is proud of his home.  He eloquently tells of the positive aspects of his home town. Not only is this a good article about a pleasant destination. […]

For the Love of Food!

The following article is for the Lovers of food.  Those that enjoy the taste of delicious dishes will find there home here. If this post doesn’t make your mouth water then you are definitely full.  As the saying goes “This is not a good place for a diet” There are vacations to go on to […]

Puerto Vallarta to Host MEXorc and San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Race Mar 23-29

MEXORC San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Mar 23-29, 2014

World-Class Event Showcases Maritime Adventures in the Pacific Coast Destination MEXORC San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Mar 23-29, 2014 MEXORC San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Mar 23-29, 2014 New York – March 5, 2014 – Mexican Ocean Racing Circuit, or MEXorc , the international that began in the 60’s, will return to Puerto Vallarta on March 23 to 29, […]

March in Mexico with Much to Do!

March is upon us with much to do in Mexico: Mardi Gras 2014 falls on Tuesday, March 4. ASH Wednesday will be March 5. Easter is Sunday April 20th. So… from party to pain there is an event often south of the border.  This is an ideal time to travel.  The weather is still warm, […]

Next 4 Day Holiday in Mexico, Time to Take a Break!

In similar International form Mexico is taking to celebrating Holidays on Monday.  Then people take off Friday and create a 4 Day Holiday. Such is the case with the Birthday Celebration of Benito Juárez.  It will be celebrated on Monday, the 17th of March.  So… many people will take Friday, the 14th of March off […]

African Keyhole Gardens in Lo de Marcos, Mexico

Have you heard of African Keyhole Gardens?  They are wonderful mini-gardens that receive their nutrients from compost. These gardens are a renewable, sustainable source of vegetables and more.  The gardens can be created with simple materials and placed in small areas. In Lo de Marcos, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico there is compost making center that is […]

Bahía de Banderas Colorful Ancient History

For many the history of Puerto Vallarta is but 30 years old, but… in truth the history of this colorful area is ancient.  Some of the history dates 1,000′s of years ago. A delightful time was on the water on the West Coast.  Mechanizing was conducted via the water ways.  It was not all work […]

A Musical Reason to Vacation – San Pancho Music Festival – 2014

Music soothes the savage beast.  If you have been a beast due to too much work, then it is time to take a vacation and enjoy some music.  So… sing along with me in Mexico. On the West Coast of Mexico in a fabulous area named Riviera Nayarit sits a modest pueblo by the name […]

The San Francisco South of the Border

South of the border in Mexico is a coastal pueblo called San Francisco.  Locally it is known as San Pancho.  The town is small, quaint and a delight to visit. This is the place for those looking for the Puerto Vallarta of 30 years ago.  There is just enough of almost everything.  You will find […]

A Cheaper Vacation? Yes You Can!

Yes, a cheaper vacation is possible!  There are ways to save on your next vacation.  Actually there are several ways to save.  The following article has 4 ways to achieve a cheaper vacation. It is good to get good advice and even better if you head that advice.  Learn from those that have traveled the […]

Unknown Destination, Costa Careyes, Mexico


There is a magical place on the west coast of Mexico by the name of Costa Careyes.  It is unknown by the masses and only available to the very rich.  It is an enclave of properties, so large, that they are called castles.  The architect is from Italy and the design is like no other […]

Mexico Celebrates Wine

Wine makes us think of Califonia, High Class makes us think of New York.  Now these two thoughts come together in Mexico. There is a celebration planned Baja Mexico.  It involves Wine and Food.  This is a reason to travel south of the border. Please read the details in the articled linked to this introduction […]

Mexico Traditions 12 months a Year

Mexico is an eclectic country that adopts many traditions from around the world.  This practice causes celebrations throughout the year. Just when you are done with Christmas, then comes New Years.  Following quick on the heels of all that partying is the Kings’ Ring day (Rosca de Reyes) That celebration ties into the next one […]

Good People in Mexico Doing Good Stuff

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There are Good People in Mexico, doing good things.  Here is a story about one of those Good People and the Good thing she does. We will always have hungry people, but… that is no excuse to not feed them.  We have more Seniors than ever.  This translates to more hungry Seniors. Here is a […]