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The Luxury of the Beach in Punta Mita, Mexico

The Luxury of the Beach in Punta Mita, Mexico

For many Mexico is country consisting on three main beach destinations; Los Cabos, the Riviera Maya and Cancun, and Puerto Vallarta. Yet, the country consists of so much more including many relatively “unknown” beach destinations too. Some even access the same airports as those “big 3.” If you follow along, you know I’ve make mention […]

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A Pacific Coast Mexican Road Trip through Riviera Nayarit

The more I discover through travel in Mexico, the more comfortable I am recommending the road trip and exploring Mexico on your own. One perfect place to rent a car in Mexico and drive the coast is through Riviera Nayarit.  Like exploring the Mayan Ruins of the Yucatan, directions are simple and one main coastal […]

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Still plenty of Magic on the Island of Mexcaltitan, Nayarit with its Zarandeado

Mexcaltitán may no longer be an official Pueblo Magico, but there is plenty of magic left on this sleepy fishing island.  The magic exists in the Mexican must order Zarandeado or spelled Sarandeado (naturally I prefer the “Z” spelling).  This fish dish is available along the coast of Nayarit and also on menus in southern Sinaloa, […]

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What’SUP Sayulita – Paddleboarding in the Riviera Nayarit

What’SUP Sayulita – Paddleboarding in the Riviera Nayarit

The seaside town of Sayulita has been on my “must visit” list in Mexico for years. The surfer-yoga enclave intrigued me from the very first day I heard about it, a day well before I ever I fell in love with Mexico. An hour north of Puerto Vallarta along the pacific coast’s the small beach […]

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The Beach Town of San Francisco ….. Mexico?

The Beach Town of San Francisco ….. Mexico?

San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico. Yes San Francisco is a place worth visiting in Mexico too and the quaint beach village on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit left an impression on me. A few miles up the coast from the popular hippie beach town of Sayulita, visitors find the town of San Francisco also known locally as San […]

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Episode 1: Discovering Nuevo Vallarta in the Riviera Nayarit

Episode 1: Discovering Nuevo Vallarta in the Riviera Nayarit

This past year, I took a different type of trip to Mexico. A trip I’ll never forget. I met amazing people, visited amazing destinations and had an amazing time. That didn’t add anything new to how I feel about Mexico, but something was different, something very new.  I was on a different type of assignment […]

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Sunset Sunday-The St Regis Sabrage Sunset Celebration in Punta Mita

Sunset Sunday-The St Regis Sabrage Sunset Celebration in Punta Mita

Every Friday at the St. Regis Resort in Punta Mita the sunset is celebrated in style. Out come bottles of champagne to the lobby with a gentleman holding a long sharp saber. The Sabrage, the technique of slicing a bottle open with a saber (a special sword), is performed for all the guests to watch […]

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Postcard – San Blas Perfection

Postcard – San Blas Perfection

After probably one of the more challenging (now probably classified as funnier) moments in my tour of Riviera Nayarit it was clearly chela time. We needed a cerveza; we needed an ice cold beer on the beach. So before the long drive to Tepic we said out proper goodbyes to Riviera Nayarit with this view […]

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