Finding the Fountain of Youth | Coamo Hot Springs, Puerto Rico

Do you dream of finding the Fountain of Youth? I think I have found it in Coamo, Puerto Rico!

Have you ever wanted to visit the Fountain of Youth?

Tales of a natural spring that restores youth and revitalizes anyone who touches the water sounds too good to be true. Legend has it that many explorers have gone searching for these magic waters, and I think I have found the Fountain of Youth in Puerto Rico!

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Mayagüez, Puerto Rico | Architectural Gem of the West

Mayagüez is a living time capsule for the early 1900’s, specifically the Art Deco style architecture from the 1920’s. Blending the modern elements of Art Deco and the traditional Spanish architecture makes Mayagüez so uniquely special.
This self guided walking tour of the old city center is the perfect way to explore and enjoy the architectural gems.

Mayagüez, Puerto Rico is an architectural gem and absolutely worth a visit. Beyond the architecture, Mayagüez boasts incredible restaurants, small town charm, and incredible ocean views.

Founded on September 18, 1760, Mayagüez started with humble beginnings first as a simple Spanish town, then elevated to status of villa, and now it is the 8th largest population municipality of Puerto Rico. It is affectionately referred to as the Capital of the West.

Colon Plaza City Center in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Colon Plaza City Center in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

While not my first visit, I was able to spend several days in the oldest part of the city. The highlight of this visit for me is touring the various styles of architecture, especially impressive is that most of these buildings are within a 2 block radius. It is fascinating how much there is to see simply walking around.

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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic | Travel Guide

Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic is my top pick for an inexpensive hidden hideaway in the Caribbean.

Beach Hopping and Travel Guide for Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Are you looking for a tropical island beach town with small town charm and international flair?

Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic is my top pick for an inexpensive hidden hideaway in the Caribbean.

Playa Bonita Las Terrenas Dominican Republic
Playa Bonita Las Terrenas Dominican Republic
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Moving to Puerto Rico | Start Here

Start here if you are thinking about Moving to Puerto Rico. Information on Cost of Living for Housing, Utilities, Groceries, Transportation, Healthcare, and more!

Are you dreaming of island life? You are not alone!

Before you pack up and move to Puerto Rico, you probably want to know about Cost of Living, Safety, Healthcare, and a million other details!

Before we moved to Puerto Rico, there really wasn’t much information available online and I had no idea who to ask. Speaking with Puerto Ricans that moved to the US helped me to understand some of the challenges (lack of jobs in PR) and some of the cultural differences, but we really had no idea what we were getting into until we officially moved here.

These are my tips learned in the past few years living in Puerto Rico, information that I wish I had known before moving and trying to adjust to my new island life. The purpose of this information is to guide you through the challenges of island life and help set expectations for your move to the Island of Enchantment!

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Cascada Limon | What to know before you go to El Limon Waterfall in Samana, Dominican Republic

Hidden away in the mountains on the north coast of Dominican Republic is El Limon waterfall, Cascada Limon.

Saddle up!

There are several trail heads to begin the journey to Cascada Limon. The distance and difficulty of each trail varies and each of them ultimately reach the same entrance at the top of El Limon. For a change of pace, we rode horses.

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