Category: Travel

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 7

    DAY 7: Saturday, February 2, 2019 For our final day in Puerto Rico, we knew we wanted to catch some more beach time. We brought sandwiches from Kasalta once again. This doesn’t really get old. 🙂

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 6

    DAY 6: Friday, February 1, 2019 Friday morning, I met up again with Lucia, the piano teacher I connected with via a piano teacher Facebook group. She picked me up and took me to see her home studio. This is her beautiful home. Parents of her students often take advantage of this charming waiting area.

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 5

    DAY 5: Thursday, January 31, 2019 On Day 5, the four of us took an Uber to Old San Juan to spent part of the day. We split up, and Paul and I headed to walk along the perimeter of Old San Juan, along the wall. First, we snapped a photo at this fountain. This […]

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 4

    DAY 4: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 On Day 4, Paul and I hiked in the El Yunque rainforest! We still had the rental car. Brian and Dottie stayed back and enjoyed a day at the beach. After a 45-minute drive, we arrived. This national forest boasts over 29,000 acres. We drove the narrow, winding road […]

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 3

    DAY 3: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 The next morning, we left early to drive to Fajardo, on the east side of the island, for a Culebra Snokeling Tour with East Island Excursions. After an hour, we arrived at the Marina Puerto Del Rey.

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 2

    DAY 2: Monday, January 28, 2019 After eating a simple breakfast at our Airbnb, we took an Uber to Old San Juan (which cost around $10) for our food tour with Flavors of San Juan. We all had taken this tour on our prior trips, but the experience was so great that we knew we […]

  • Puerto Rico 2019: Day 1

    Five years ago, Paul and I took our first major vacation together.  We had been tucking away money here-and-there as we could and then took a week-long vacation in Puerto Rico. I documented that trip here. Now, five years later, we took another trip to Puerto Rico! This trip was prompted by one of my […]

  • Travel Journal: New Orleans 2018 – DAYS 5 & 6

    [Click to go back to Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, or Day 4.] Thursday & Friday, January 4-5, 2018 – DAYS 5 & 6 On Day 5, our goal was to learn more about the local history of New Orleans. We started the day at the Historic New Orleans Collection, a small museum in the old French […]

  • Travel Journal: New Orleans 2018 – DAY 4

    [Click to go back to Day 1, Day 2, or Day 3.] Wednesday, January 3, 2018 – DAY 4 You can’t go wrong when you start the day with croissants and café au lait. 🙂

  • Travel Journal: New Orleans 2018 – DAY 3

    [Click to go back to Day 1 or Day 2.] Tuesday, January 2, 2018 – DAY 3 We started out the day with fresh café au lait and beignets from the famous Café Du Monde. A beignet is a French donut, served warm and COVERED in powdered sugar. Yum!