Yelapa – a hidden(ish) gem near Puerto Vallarta

Yelapa is a small boat access town off the beaten path near Puerto Vallarta.  These two town shares the same bay. Although Yelapa is on the coast, the towering mountains keep roads away, which gives it a remote island-feel. This town does have a daily influx of tourists on boat trips from Puerto Vallarta that…

An afternoon horseback riding in Mexico

  A warm salty breeze, crashing waves and the glow of a setting sun – I could not imagine a better backdrop to a horseback ride down the beach. We were visiting San Pancho in Nayarit, Mexico.  Although this town is about 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, it is worth the drive for a taste…

Why you should leave the resort in Mexico.

  I’m surprised by how many people told me to stay near the hotels in Mexico. Resorts are beautiful, but you do not get the true feeling of a country on one. Always be cautious, but you can certainly journey off the resort. Just be aware of your surroundings and travel with someone you trust. Not only…