The Metropolitan Opera Comes to Jalisco

For several years now, (four, I believe) New York's Metropolitan Opera company has been broadcasting their Saturday Matinee performances live from Lincoln Center in high definition, to selected movie theaters in the United States and an increasing number of countries. The Peabody and Emmy Award-winning endeavor involves the latest audio and video technology, with ten … Continue reading The Metropolitan Opera Comes to Jalisco

Three Things I’d Buy at Angel’s Store

I was walking around my neighborhood today when I heard my name called from across the street. Much to my surprise, it was Angel Torres, an amazing hair and fashion stylist who has collaborated with me in a couple of photo shoots, including a Vallarta Lifestyles cover featuring top local restaurateurs. It's been a while … Continue reading Three Things I’d Buy at Angel’s Store

Puerto Vallarta Sundown Time Lapse Video

I did this quick and dirty time lapse video of Puerto Vallarta bay while dining at some friends' Conchas Chinas condo sometime last week. As the sun went down, I had to adjust the aperture on my camera to compensate for the increasing darkness, which explains the sudden changes in lighting on the video. This … Continue reading Puerto Vallarta Sundown Time Lapse Video

Six Reasons to Spend a Great Summer Day at Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens

We can all be so grateful that the cheerful folks at the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens, under the careful supervision of Bob Price, are constantly coming up with original events and ideas to attract the attention of visitors and residents alike. And while the summer heat may discourage many to step outside of the comfort … Continue reading Six Reasons to Spend a Great Summer Day at Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Yelapa's Newest Palapa Opens for Business

My friend Brad had been telling me about Casa Pericos, a new multilevel getaway palapa, for a few months now. And after hearing all sorts of amazing stories about the owner traveling all the way to Bali to bring in a wealth of beautiful furnishings for this incredible hideaway, I had to see it with … Continue reading Yelapa's Newest Palapa Opens for Business

Polo in San Pancho

There is something inherently elegant about the sport of polo. At least I always thought there was. After all, I had never experienced a polo match in person. That is, until this weekend, only an hour north of Puerto Vallarta, right in the middle of San Pancho. Who knew that there is a thriving polo … Continue reading Polo in San Pancho

Visiting Galleria Dante

If a Puerto Vallarta newcomer on a tight schedule were to ask me "I only have time to explore one art gallery while in town. Which one would you recommend?" I would not hesitate to suggest Galleria Dante. Mind you, this doesn't mean that Dante is special or better than any of the other unique … Continue reading Visiting Galleria Dante