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Maria O’Connor

Maria O’Connor
After living in Puerto Vallarta for nearly three decades, Maria O'Connor knows a thing or two about Mexico lifestyles. Her Blog These Three Walls is all about Puerto Vallarta's lifestyle, things to do and see and much, much more. Maria is an attorney who provides legal counsel to the PV Real Estate industry. Email: maria@tropicasa.com.
Cityscape Of Oaxaca

How You Can Help With Earthquake Relief in Mexico

September was quite a month for disasters in Mexico and around the world. The devastating multiple earthquakes here in Mexico; hurricanes in Texas, Florida...
Mexican folkloric ballet in Puerto Vallarta

September Is El Més de la Patria in Mexico

September is El Més de la Patria in Mexico, the month of the country, when Mexico celebrates its Independence from Spain on September 16th....
Mexican folk dancers in Puerto Vallarta

The Fun Things About Living in A Paradise Like Puerto Vallarta

One of the fun things about living in a paradise like Puerto Vallarta is the accessibility to activities, nightlife, restaurants and beaches. And, although...
Town plaza in Las Choapas Veracruz in Mexico City

What You Should Wear in Mexico

When most people think of Mexico they most often think of a tropical paradise. Just put your bathing suit and your flip-flops in a...
Hillside homes in Puerto Vallarta

My Summer Remodel Project in the Hills Above Puerto Vallarta

In my last blog, I made a passing reference to my summer remodel project in the hills above Puerto Vallarta. I’m very happy to...
Puerta Vallarta Malecon

I Love Puerto Vallarta in the Good Old Summertime

Ah, yes. I love Puerto Vallarta in the good old summertime. I am back from a short jaunt to my hometown of Chicago and...
Ancient Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacan

Visiting Mexico City: Part Three

Visiting Mexico City: Part Three wraps up my experiences and recommendations based on my recent trip to the capital city and all of my...
Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

Visiting Mexico City: Part Two

Visiting Mexico City: Part Two takes us to some of the most interesting parts of the city: Chapultepec, Polanco, Zona Rosa and Colonias Condesa...
Aztec display in Mexico City's Zocalo

Visiting Mexico City: Part One

Visiting Mexico City: Part One is the first installment of my experiences and recommendations based on my recent long weekend in Mexico’s capital city...
Colorful boats in Xochimilco

Make the Most Out of Living in Mexico by Visiting Its Big Cities

When I tell people I live in Puerto Vallarta many think I live as if I were perpetually on vacation. I wish it were...