Posted on Dec 30, 2016

San Juan, Puerto Rico: A Walk on the Streets of Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Puerto Rico A Walk On The Streets Of Old San Juan

Amidst the highly urbanized city of San Juan in Puerto Rico still lies the walled city of Old San Juan. Travel back in time as you wander the streets on Old San Juan. Here are some of the places that I have stumbled upon when I went on a city walk on the historic cobblestone streets.

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

Destination Sneak Peak: Tulum Ruins Mexico

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The Castle at Tulum Ruins

Tulum Ruins is known to be as one of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites. It was formerly known as Zama which means “City of Dawn” as it faces the rising sun. Apart from Chichen Itza and Teotihuacan, it is third of the archeological attractions in Mexico that is most-visited by tourists. The ruins is located approximately 40-45 minutes away of Playa del Carmen in the Mexican State of Quintana Roo. An average of 3200 visitors travel to this place which is a part of the Maya Riviera in the Yucatan Peninsula.

Posted on Dec 16, 2016

San Juan, Puerto Rico: The Forts that Defended the City of Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Puerto Rico The Forts that Defended the City of Old San Juan

These defenses are made of solid stone walls that had kept the city safe from invaders since the mid-1500s. Today, these forts are a part of the San Juan National Historic Site and recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Seeing these defensive walls and especially the guerites (in Spanish, garita), sentry boxes or watchtowers made me reminisce of something familiar from back home, it reminded me of our very own Intramuros, “Walled City” in Manila, Philippines.

Posted on Dec 10, 2016

St. Maarten: Mullet Bay Beach – Getting to Know Her Better

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St. Maarten Mullet Bay Beach Getting To Know Her Better

It has been a few weeks since I first set foot in St. Maarten’s Mullet Bay Beach and I was taken aback after realizing her magnificence. It was a short and sweet encounter and it seemed to be that I can’t get enough of her; from then on, I made a promise to myself to meet up with her again. The next Wednesday came, I went on my way following the same course to her location feeling more at ease and blissful than the last time.

Posted on Nov 25, 2016

St. Maarten: The Maho Beach Experience

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St. Maarten The Maho Beach Experience

Tourists flock by the hundreds to take pleasure and plunge in its aquamarine waters, amble on its white sand beach, unwind on a bench under the sun or feast in its local food and beverage from the restaurants nearby. But it has something more than that, something that is peculiarly seen in St. Maarten. Something called the Maho Beach Experience.