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In Old San Juan Again

Old San Juan is a favorite of mine and can be the perfect weekend trip or day in port if you happen to be cruising in and out of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Our day in San Juan was the last day of the cruise portion of our Caribbean Winter Adventures. Next up on the agenda is Vieques, Puerto Rico- a small island with incredible beaches. But today is all about forts and colonial architecture. My Lonely Planet guidebook had a section with a short walking tour throughout Old San Juan, hitting the major sights. It was really warm, maybe Read More

Shell Beach in St. Bart’s

St. Bart’s is known as a vacation wonderland for celebrities and the wealthy.  TMZ and Ok magazine regularly feature famous people frolicking on St. Bart’s beaches and shopping in the boutiques. Prada, Cartier, and Dolce and Gabbana line one side the main street, keeping prices, window-shopping and people watching at a premium level. The mega-yachts of the rich and famous line the other side of Front street. It is a difficult decision to choose which side of the road to walk/ogle on so a few trips up and down is advised. While I purchased absolutely nothing in St. Bart’s, I Read More