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Do you feel it? There’s a chill starting in the air… it’s time to start planning a winter getaway to Puerto Vallarta! You know that Puerto Vallarta has beaches, sunshine and great resorts, but this Mexican vacay hotspot is much more than just a beach getaway. This popular sun destination offers a multitude of cultural experiences that will enrich your family holiday time in the sun. Here’s just a sample of the many opportunities to enjoy Puerto Vallarta culture. Many Ways to Enjoy Puerto…

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Our spring break cruise stopped in three Mexican cities during our one week holiday. By far, Puerto Vallarta, was our favorite port of call. It had been over 25 years since my last visit to what was then a sleepier seaside town. Today, Puerto Vallarta is a bustling and busy tourist center that regularly tops ‘Best or Most Romantic or Favorite Beach Destination’ lists from Conde Nast, About.com and Trip Advisor. The charming resort town of Puerto Vallarta is located in the state of Jalisco…

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This travelling girl from north of the 49th parallel has a crush on the American South. The pull of a warm climate, genteel manners, copious glasses of sweet tea and loads of deep-fried goodness tempt me in ways that I can’t logically explain. How fortunate then, that my travels brought me to the affordable, tourist epicenter of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where I encountered all of the above. Here are the best things to in Myrtle Beach with kids and families. Best Things to…

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I love hotel butlers, swish cocktails and luxury travel as much as the next traveller. But at heart, I’m a bit of a frugalista when I’m on the road. One of my favorite words in any language is free. So imagine my joy at the arrival of Lonely Planet’s The Best Things in Life are Free travel guide! This new, hardcover book lists more than 880 sights and experiences in over 60 cities worldwide. It’s the new travel bible for my inner cheapskate. After all, the more…

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