The houses that mezcal has built: production waste makes the adobe better

This house in Oaxaca’s Mixe region was the first to be built with mezcal-making waste. DAVOS BRANDS The houses that mezcal has built: production waste makes the adobe better International mezcal brand helps quake victims, addresses environmental damage by using mezcal waste to make bricks Monday, October 22, 2018 Once a drink considered to be moonshine, bought in plastic bottles directly from small producers and taken to parties to be shared with friends and family, mezcal is now a trendy Read More …

Editor’s Note: Mini Staycation in Marina

Editor’s Note: Mini Staycation in Marina Posted on 18 October, 2018 by Madeline Milne Finally, a good wash of rain was had in Puerto Vallarta. It’s been a dry rainy season. It’s probably not a scientific measure, but I assume because my house didn’t flood this season, we’ve had less average rainfall.  A recent Facebook memory reminded me that I was cursing the giant fireball in the sky this time in 2016, so perhaps it’s all relative. This week’s rain Read More …

TROPICAL STORM WILLA WILL BRING STRONG STORMS TO JALISCO

October 20, 2018 •Vallarta Daily News The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported this morning that tropical depression 24-E has formed south of the coasts of Colima and Michoacán. In the most recent notice, they pointed out that at 04:00 hours (9:00 GMT) the system was located 390 kilometers (km) south-southwest of Punta San Telmo, Michoacán and 440 km south of Manzanillo, Colima. The storm moves westward at 15 kilometers per hour (km / h) with maximum sustained winds of 55 Read More …

7 SEAFOOD TACO STALLS IN PUERTO VALLARTA

7 SEAFOOD TACO STALLS IN PUERTO VALLARTA By  Danya Soto Oct. 12, 2018 231 views When the most Mexican dish (tacos) is prepared with seafood, our palate enjoys a series of fresh flavors that, combined with sauces, typical dressings and refreshing drinks; it gives us a pleasant experience and make us feel fortunate to live on the coast. Here at our destination, the options and proposals are many, ranging from establishments that offer the classic tacos capeados to those that Read More …

My Articles about How We Can Make an Impact upon the Environment – Part 3, Costs of Energy in Puerto Vallarta.

    My Articles about How We Can Make an Impact upon the Environment – Part 3, Costs of Energy in Puerto Vallarta. Hi to all and for those that know me personally, you are aware that I make a dedicated choice to protect our environment. For those that do not, my goal each day, is very simple; how can I minimize my negative impact upon our/my environment, and how can I make my impact more positive. This is both ecological Read More …

2 Storey For Sale in Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta

Marina Golf Course with Swimming Pool •  275.26 sqft , 3 bath , 1 half bath , 3 bdrm 2 storey – FOR SALE  USD365,000 . MLS® 14228 in Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta Beautiful 3 bedroom home on the Marina Golf course. Fully furnished, recently updated kitchen with granite counter tops, swimming pool, mini splits.Directions: Turn on the American School road, drive straight until you see the church on the right hand side,the fourth house on the left. Hermosa casa Read More …

Enel Green Power to invest US $160 million in solar plant

More solar panels are coming to Tlaxcala. Enel Green Power to invest US $160 million in solar plant Tlaxcala project will be the largest in the Americas Monday, October 8, 2018 The largest solar power plant in the Americas is scheduled to start operations by mid-2019 in the central Mexico state of Tlaxcala. Located on a 1,000-hectare expanse of land straddling the Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan region, the Magdalena 2 plant will be built by the Italian multinational Enel Green Power. Read More …

MCDONALDS MEXICO WANTS YOU TO STOP USING STRAWS

October 11, 2018 •Vallarta Daily News •Business and Economy, Foodies, Spotlight 66 SHARES FacebookTwitterSubscribe The main franchisee of McDonald’s in the world, Arcos Dorados announced on Thursday that it will stop giving plastic straws in its more than 2,000 restaurants located in Mexico and throughout Latin American countries where they operate. The decision is an initiative in favor of the conservation of the environment. However, straws can be provided to “those customers who expressly request it for their drink at Read More …

RIVIERA NAYARIT CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL AUTUMN

October 7, 2018 •Vallarta Daily News •Arts & Culture, Local Entertainment SHARES FacebookTwitterSubscribe Riviera Nayarit offers its visitors various activities for October, including gastronomic and sports, with the intention of generating higher occupancy rates during the fall season. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit (OCV) reported in a statement that, along with the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, they work all year to attract more visitors to the destination. This month we have Read More …