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10 Must Dos in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Tweet When you think of a quick weekend getaway to somewhere warm, especially as it gets colder in most parts of the world, you might think of a place only a few hours’ drive or ride away. Granted, I’m currently “suffering” through the hottest winter to date at 70 degrees Fahrenheit. For me, it’s usually […]

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A City Girl’s Favorite Rural Experiences

TweetI may have grown up in the suburbs, but I’ve always been more comfortable with the anonymity of cities over the wide open spaces. But my grandparents moved to the country when I was young and regular visits to see them started to make me comfortable with that environment. In my travels, I try to […]

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My Favorite Eats of 2014

TweetI’ve been to five countries and countless cities this year, eating my way through the best food as I went. I think with my stomach at all times and when you flip through the photos from my trip, it shows. Since giving up dairy last November, I’ve had more limited options than I did in […]

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Video: Scenes from Puerto Rico

Tweet I loved my time in Puerto Rico, especially the crystal blue waters of Vieques. This video is a short feature of what we did with our time there, from swimming on Playa Grande and snorkeling at Mosquito Pier to the tiny plane that transported us over there.

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My Puerto Rican Dream House

Tweet There are few moments when I crave a fixed life and a place to call my own, filled with my favorite things. I’m typically content with no more items than could fit in the trunk of my car. But when I opened the door to our rental house on Vieques, El Dormilion, I opened […]

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How to See Vieques, Puerto Rico

Tweet Vieques is one of Puerto Rico’s barrier islands, known for the former military base and the wild horses that have their run with the place. Most people choose between it and Culebra as a way to get back to nature. You won’t find the crowds of tourists like you do in Old San Juan, […]

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Eating and Drinking in Puerto Rico

TweetWhen getting ready for my trip to Puerto Rico, I assumed that the food would be similar to Mexican food. But on our first night in San Juan, the server at Cafe Puerto Rico told us all we needed to know about the food on the islands. It’s based heavily in proteins and starches with […]

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