Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills

📍 Cruz de Huanacaxtle (Puerto Vallarta), Mexico 🏨 Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills 😍 Multiple pools are spread out throughout the property so you never really feel like any of them are too overwhelming with people. The food at the pools was awesome. The drinks on the “base” package were average…bartenders were great, but the alcohol … Continue reading Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills


“So Tequila isn’t just a drink?” was the most common question I heard in response to telling my friends and co-workers about my travels to some of the magic towns of Mexico. No, but as the supposed birthplace of the drink, it’s definitely a great spot to explore and indulge in one of Mexico’s specialties. … Continue reading Salud!

To swim or not to swim?

With an abundance of pristine beaches and beautiful-looking surf, the attraction to go swimming in Mexico is not surprising. The first few times I hit the beaches, I felt pretty invincible but the more I learned I realized I should not be treating ocean swimming in the same manner as hitting a pool. There are … Continue reading To swim or not to swim?

La Bodeguita del Medio

Here is where I discovered Salsa. No, not the tomato based condiment, but the dance. Based on the malecon in Puerto Vallarta, the music pouring out of the restaurant is what will first draw you in. The Mojitos and dancing are what keep you there. I highly recommend it on a Friday or Saturday night … Continue reading La Bodeguita del Medio


As you drive parallel to the beach you will notice a couple vendors but the beach is fairly secluded (there is also one restaurant as soon as you arrive). To your left is a sheltered beach, good for swimming. But for the best views drive as far as you can and climb over a small … Continue reading Tenacatita

Fungus Fou

With a flurry of tourist shops it can be a little challenging to find unique clothing when shopping in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta. Well, at least that was the case for me until I stumbled across Fungus Fou. The shop is filled with bright and bold colours adorned on hats, t-shirts, tanks, canvases … Continue reading Fungus Fou