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Hola from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico!

My name is Paco Ojeda and I am the person behind, a website full of news and stories for the Puerto Vallarta English-speaking community, along with its companion Facebook page, Paco Ojeda • News & Stories.

There are plenty of Puerto Vallarta-related resources for those who enjoy our destination as tourists. However, for the thousands of English-speaking folks that call Puerto Vallarta home—seasonally or year-around—the tips and information on how to best enjoy the destination as a local are not as plentiful, and some of the more established publications have to constantly juggle their editorial priorities with their advertising ones.

I've chosen to go keep my website advertiser-free, because it gives me the ability to write about topics that are important to you and help small entrepreneurs who are just getting started with their business, to spread the word around about their products or services, without them having to pay for expensive advertising.

I strive to create a minimum of three weekly stories, which are then re-purposed into a FREE weekly newsletter. As an artist and a foodie, I frequently write about new eateries about town, performances you wouldn't want to miss, but also about cultural aspects unique to Mexico that will allow you to better connect with my country while you are living here. More often than not, my articles include my own photography and video production as well.

Needless to say, creating stories that include my own photography, video production, and so forth, is a time-consuming enterprise. That's where you, as a reader, come in! 

By supporting my endeavors, you allow me to maintain the website content and share with you stories and news about Puerto Vallarta from a Mexican national’s perspective. And by being in close contact with you, I can easily tailor my content based on topics that are important to you. Best of all, you can choose to buy me coffee as many times as you want, or become an ongoing supporter through a monthly or annual payment!

I thank you from the bottom of my heart for any support you can provide! I'm presently developing ways to better serve you as a supporter with special perks developed just for you. Please stay tuned!