My vacation in Puerto Rico

It’s been a week since we came back from a marvelous vacation in Puerto Rico, and I promised to myself before I even went that I would definitely write a blog post about my travels there. My family and I did a lot of really exciting, adrenaline inducing things, but we also took time to relax at the beach! We took a direct flight from Washington D.C. to San Juan and arrived somewhat early in the afternoon. We thought that because we were so early we could probably head to the beach that same day! Unfortunately, that was not the…

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El Yunque Rainforest

During my vacation in Puerto Rico, my family and I took a small tour of El Yunque Rainforest, which is Puerto Rico’s national forest. The company we did the tour with, El Yunque Tours, is completely independent from the forest administration, but our guides knew a lot about the forest and its history. I found the tour and the information they gave along the way so interesting, that I decided that El Yunque deserves its own blog post! The rainforest is not far at all from where we were staying, but still we had to get up pretty early! It…

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TBT: Vacationing in Crete

With a little less than one week to go before I hop on a plane to Puerto Rico, I’ve found myself going through old vacation albums. My family normally strives to go on vacation once per year, but last year we couldn’t go because we were busy moving house. I think the perfect vacation for me is a well balanced mix of cultural activities, relaxing, and adventure! Our vacation in Crete was exactly like this. We took this trip way back in 2014, and I thought I would share with you all what it was like and what we did…

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My list of travel essentials

At the end of this month I am going on vacation to Puerto Rico and I couldn’t be more excited! Pretty much ever since we booked our trip, I’ve been thinking about things I need to buy before we leave, and what I will pack in my suitcase. Surprisingly, I am never stressed when I need to pack for a vacation. I always think that if I have the most important things on me, I can survive. Everything else is likely for sale. Either way, nothing sucks more than sitting three hours into your flight and suddenly realizing you forgot…

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