Valentines’ Day Travel Deals: Experience Your Own “Bachelor” Dream Date

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Last week, fans of the hit ABC reality series, “The Bachelor” watched as Bachelor Ben Flajnik went skinny dipping with the archnemesis of the season, Courtney Robertson. They were at the W Retreat & Spa on Vieques Island in Puerto Rico, where the show filmed the fifth episode of the season. While in Vieques, Ben […]

Virgin America’s virgin run to Puerto Vallarta

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By Tom Calicchio: San Francisco is the home base and headquarters for Virgin America and they launched their newest route to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico this month … and I was lucky enough to be aboard their inaugural flight! This is the third Mexican city for the carrier along with Cancun and Cabo. Initially, there will […]

Puerto Vallarta: Sand, Sun & The Festival Gourmet International

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By: Tom Calicchio Puerto Vallarta evolved from a small fishing port to become one of the best coastal resorts in Mexico. It’s grown much over the past 50 years, yet has managed to retain its traditional roots. At the same time, it has integrated many modern hotels and condominiums into its landscape. About half of […]