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La Manzanilla Memo - January 3, 2014

If you are planning a getaway to our coast and wondering what are some of the must-do activities, here is a list of La Manzanilla’s top five in no particular order.

La Manzanilla Memo - December 13, 2013

The concept of a “pop-up” restaurant – a temporary restaurant that operates out of a non-traditional location or perhaps out of a private home, on a transient schedule – is not new to those of us who live in Mexico.

La Manzanilla Memo - November 23, 2013

Thanksgiving

The U.S. Thanksgiving celebration is a lively holiday in La Manzanilla.  If you are hankering for a traditional turkey feast make your reservations early!

La Manzanilla Memo - April 13, 2013

License experience

Getting a Mexican driver’s license was the most fun I’ve had with this country’s bureaucracy in the 13 years I’ve dealt it. My California license expired in January and, rather than try to renew on line from Mexico, I decided it was time to cut the apron strings. Securing a driver’s license in the State of Jalisco proved to be not only less complicated than the CA DMV’s electronic red tape, but a great deal more entertaining, as well.