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Maria & Fernando Garibay

Maria & Fernando Garibay
Taking Root in Mexico by Maria and Fernando Garibay is their take on Mexico's very rich culture. Both have been expats—Maria in London and Fernando in Vancouver—and have a very unique perspective on intercultural experiences and how to integrate into a new culture. The couple lives on the north shore of Banderas Bay and help Puerto Vallarta-area expats learn Spanish. Email: spanishpv@gmail.com
Mexican folkloric ballet in Puerto Vallarta

El Carnaval de Puerto Vallarta

For expats and tourists looking to have a great time in Mexico this month, we highly recommend that you visit Puerto Vallarta to help...
Storm of Cabo Corrientes Puerto Vallarta

Las Cabañuelas Is a Mexican Way to Predict the Weather

Hola amigos. Do you know there is an ancient method to predict the weather for the whole year? Believe it or not, there is...
Celebrating the three wise men in Mexico

Celebrating the Three Wise Men in Mexico

Some of the best memories we have from our childhoods are celebrating the three wise men in Mexico. Three Kings Day, or Three Wise...
traditional meals for Christmas in Mexico

Traditional Meals for Christmas in Mexico

Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time again for our traditional meals for Christmas in Mexico. In the United States and Canada,...
Advent Crown or Wreath in Mexico

The Mexican Tradition of the Advent Crown

As many of you know, in México the main religion is Catholicism, and that is why many of our traditions come from this religion....
La Catrina costume for Day of the Dead in Mexico

The Story Behind La Catrina and the Day of the Dead

While the Day of the Dead celebrations are still fresh in our minds, we would like to tell you the story behind La Catrina...
Aerial view of Guanajuato

The Festival Internacional Cervantino in Guanajuato

It’s October, the weather is changing and the many festivals in Mexico are either underway or soon to come, including the wonderful Festival Internacional...
Mexican Flag with fireworks

Celebrating Independence Day in Mexico

Celebrating Independence Day in Mexico is a real treat for expats. The night of the 15th of September is when the Mexican people celebrate...
Colorful ceramic skulls

The Legends and Myths of Mexico

The telling of the legends and myths of Mexico always begin by saying, "In Mexico, the legend says..." Are there any mysterious Mexican legends...
Adobe house in Mexico

The Magic Towns of Mexico

For those expats who like to explore every corner of a country, there is something you should know about the Magic Towns of Mexico,...