Fusterlandia is a hidden wonderland of mosaic tile and recycled art just 20 minutes outside the city center in Havana, Cuba. I first learned about Fusterlandia while doing preliminary research about the best places to see on the island, and was surprised to find there were some local residents who didn’t even know the place exists. I’m a big fan of art, especially art is proudly outside the box. In Cuba, very few things are…

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Havana, Cuba is one of the most intoxicating places in the world–literally; their mojitos pack a punch! Aside from their expertly crafted drinks, however, there is so much about this city that draws tourists in, from the colorful architecture to an abundance of classic cars. I have to admit I was nervous about traveling to Cuba. It was my first time visiting a communist country and the media has a tendency to make us all…

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I’m biased when I say this because I was born there, but there is no better place to eat than San Juan, Puerto Rico. The portions are generous, the food savory and doused with garlic, and the ingredients a mix of Taino culture, African influences and Spanish cuisine. Simply put, if you’re looking for a foodie’s escape, you’ve found it. Navigating the menu can be difficult for non-Spanish speakers or first-time visitors to the island,…

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Cueva Ventana is one of over 2,000 caves in Puerto Rico. Surprisingly, many are still undiscovered. Roughly translated, “cueva ventana” means window cave, aptly named for it’s famous natural window, overlooking the Puerto Rican countryside. RELATED POST: VISIT LA CUEVA DEL INDIO IN PUERTO RICO What is Cueva Ventana? Cueva Ventana lies atop a limestone cliff and is filled with stalagmites and stalactites. The stalagmites reach upwards, such that they mite be a stalactite one day.…

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It’s not often that you get to cross off two bucket list items with one stone, but that’s part of what makes Seabob Aruba so special. Most people go to Aruba to enjoy the 5-star resorts and lounge beachside for hours. While the hotel I stayed at was definitely inviting, I wanted to get out and see more than just my guest room. Specifically, I wanted to have an underwater adventure. If you too have mermaid dreams, or simply…

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