Puerto Rico Lockdown | Weekly Journal of Shelter in Place on the Island

What is it really like on Puerto Rico during the island wide lockdown? I share my experiences, lockdown information, and tips for shelter in place during the Puerto Rico lockdown in response to COVID-19 Corona virus.

In response to the global pandemic of COVID-19 (Corona virus), Puerto Rico Government ordered a full island-wide lockdown of all non-essential business activity starting Monday, March 16, 2020.

What is it really like on Puerto Rico during the island wide lockdown? I started a video series to document lockdown life in Puerto Rico each week. I will continue to add videos to the playlist and corresponding written updates as we go.

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Best Rainy Day Activities in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Best Rainy Day Activities in San Juan, Puerto Rico – Old San Juan and metro San Juan area including Condado and Catano for adults and children.

Rain is a common occurrence on tropical islands, and usually blue skies return in a matter of minutes. But what do you do when your plans are dampened by the pouring rain?

Best Rainy Day Activities in San Juan, Puerto Rico - Old San Juan and metro San Juan area including Condado and Catano for adults and children.

Here are my favorite rainy day activities in the metro San Juan area of Puerto Rico. These indoor and covered activities are the perfect alternative when your San Juan Plans are rained out.

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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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