3 hidden gem bio bays in Puerto Rico

3 hidden gem bio bays in Puerto Rico

Shimmering like a mermaid, I swam under the Caribbean moonlight. The waters warm with the help of my glowing, microscopic friends. I’m not alone in the depths of the Caribbean Sea. I’m surrounded by glowing bursts of blue-green light that pirouette and sashay in the 

Best hidden gem beaches in the Dominican Republic by region

Best hidden gem beaches in the Dominican Republic by region

I’m one of two people after going to the beach. I’m either a cranky gal covered in sand and annoyed that the beach was too crowded, or I’m in a state of euphoria and suck in that sweet, sea air as if it is nectar 

Belize Budget Breakdown: Belize 7-day road trip and island hop

Belize Budget Breakdown: Belize 7-day road trip and island hop

When it comes to finding affordable getaways from the United States, Belize often never makes the cut. It’s trumped by island destinations or larger Central American countries. Though small in size, I’m here to tell you that Belize should be one of the next countries 

Is Puerto Rico safe for women? Female solo traveler tips for Puerto Rico

Is Puerto Rico safe for women? Female solo traveler tips for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a haven for beach bums and adrenaline junkies alike. With dozens of hidden gems tucked in its tropical foliage, this island does not lack any luster. In fact, Puerto Rico is one of the top destinations I recommend to budding female solo 

The hidden gem, 2-week Puerto Rico road trip itinerary

The hidden gem, 2-week Puerto Rico road trip itinerary

Puerto Rico, the beautiful island oasis that was my first solo, international trip. I choose Puerto Rico because one of my college roommates grew up on the island and told me of the island’s intoxicating, vibrant atmosphere. Over the years, she dubbed me an honorary 

3 Beginner’s guides to Puerto Rico exploring the island’s culture, adventure and history

3 Beginner’s guides to Puerto Rico exploring the island’s culture, adventure and history

Puerto Rico is a relatively small island, measuring only 100 miles and 30 miles wide. But this island is jam-packed with excitement. The island caters towards a wide variety of people: those who are searching adventure, those looking to come home with a great tan, 

An overnight Vieques day trip: 24 hours to enjoy paradise

An overnight Vieques day trip: 24 hours to enjoy paradise

Journal entry: Feb 24 — Vieques, Puerto Rico Day 12 of 2-week Puerto Rico road trip The beauty of El Yunque and view of San Juan and Fajardo welcomed me this morning. The rooster crowed and other wildlife slowly woke up from their comatose state as 

Journal: Feb. 23 – El Yunque, PR

Journal: Feb. 23 – El Yunque, PR

I woke up late and made my way to the rainforest. It was a two-hour drive filled with more treacherous mountain driving. El Yunque was humid and uninviting at first. Large, potholes filled the entrance — this served as a warning for the treacherous road 

Journal: Feb. 22 – Arecibo, PR

Journal: Feb. 22 – Arecibo, PR

I woke up early and headed to Arecibo to explore the Cuevas del Indio. I was among the first guests through the gate. Large, red signs warned tourists to continue at their own risk. The caves were surrounded by sandy beaches where palm trees shaded the 

Journal: Feb. 21 – Ponce, Puerto Rico

Journal: Feb. 21 – Ponce, Puerto Rico

The crow of the rooster wakes me up — just like the old days on the farm. I stumble out of the bedroom weaving blindly towards the coffee Rosanna promised. To my surprise, a whole feast was waiting for me. A small good morning note