Mexico, I Love You

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Traveling: my second love. My husband and I have been lucky enough to do a lot of traveling over the years, and one of our favorite destinations is Mexico. We have seen and explored many parts of this beautiful country; from Mexico City to La Paz to our latest vacation destination: Puerto Vallarta.

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Despite the 90 degree weather and ultra intense humidity (that’s saying a lot from this Florida gal), we were able to enjoy all that this coastal town had to offer. We wandered through Zona Romantica (the Romantic Zone) and the Malecón where the streets were filled with the aroma of Mexican spices and local vendors setting up their shops. I got a lot of looks and compliments on my sandals 🙂

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Stopping for a refreshing Michelada (beer and lime juice with spices), we realized that we were some of the only Americans in town. Puerto Vallarta is where the Mexican people  come to vacation.

My husband and I have never been “resort” type of people…always choosing to stay more in more rustic places. Don’t get me wrong, I love a 5-star hotel, but when we have the chance, we prefer to be a little bit more off-the-beaten-path. A bit more authentic 🙂

We stayed in a beautiful Villa, and score…it was very inexpensive and we had a wonderful local woman cook for us. Waking up every morning to freshly made chilaquiles and guacamole could make a girl stay here forever. By far my favorite part of the villa was the pool and the view overlooking the Bay of Banderas. It was breathtaking to say the least.

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I enjoyed putting outfits together for this trip; there were a few things I wanted to wear but couldn’t due to the extremely hot temperatures.

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All in all, we truly enjoyed our stay in Puerto Vallarta. Hasta la próxima, México!


Outfit 1: Shorts by One Teaspoon, Top by VaVa, Necklace by Sonya Renee, Gladiator Sandals by Steve Madden

Outfit 2: Romper by Mink Pink, Earrings by Marlyn Schiff, Sunglasses by Ray Ban.

Outfit 3: Dress by Tiare Hawaii, Cuff by Ted Rossi

All from LaLa Couture Boutique. Find them on instagram @lalacouturegirl.

Photo credit: My sweet and patient hubby!

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