Serafina Beach Hotel, San Juan: A Review

This is the last post in the Puerto Rico series (for now…). If you missed them, you can read more about our adventures and all my recommendations for Old San Juan, Condado and elsewhere in Puerto Rico here and here.    In my last post I had given you a teeny sneak peek into the gorgeous hotel we stayed at, but I really felt that…

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San Juan, Puerto Rico – A Travel Guide

So, in my last post I took you through all my top tips and recommendations for what to do and where to go in Old San Juan. In case you haven’t already, you can read more about it all here. Today we’re covering the wider San Juan area and my favourite spots in Condado, Isla Verde, Ocean Park, Santurce and beyond! I have been coming to Puerto…

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Old San Juan, Puerto Rico – A Travel Guide

Living on a very small rock often requires a trip to somewhere slightly larger in order to maintain your sanity! As much as we love our little slice of paradise, occasionally you need to go to a place where nobody knows who you are…    Only a 30 minute flight away is neighbouring Puerto Rico and a taste of the ‘big city’, with malls, highways,…

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The Elephant in the Room – Lanna Kingdom Elephant Sanctuary

So, I guess I need to start of by addressing the elephant in the room… I am painfully aware that I haven’t blogged for 249 days… To anyone that is new here (welcome!), when I left off on September 4th I was bracing myself for Hurricane Irma and naively assuming that nothing too bad would happen. Needless to say that wasn’t quite the case.  Unfortunately,…

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A Sneak Peek Inside My… Hurricane Kit

No sooner have I returned from my holidays and already a hurricane is on our doorstep. Never are you more aware of the beauty and power of Mother Nature than when you live in a hurricane belt. Living in the Caribbean for as long as I have, I am no stranger to hurricanes and tropical storms but, by and large, (barring TS Otto that sent…

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