Hey, happy Sunday! Weekends usually mean a new post from me ! And it’s another post about my trip! This time I will tell you everything about San Juan, Puerto Rico. You can check out my video from there : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZcCeGgql_4 . Thanks!
Puerto Rico was our second stop while traveling with MSC Divina. We went to San Juan, it’s the capital of Puerto Rico. Like usually we choose to take a tour around the whole city. I think it was the best idea to travel like that there. We saw the both sides of San Juan because it’s basically divided into two parts. The first place we visited was a place full of kind of creepy statues, it’s really difficult to explain it and I can’t find the name on the internet. I will post some photos from there and you will understand. It was really interesting, also it had a cool fountain. After that we went to local Farmer’s market. I loved it! It had so many interesting fruits that I have never seen before. The size of mangoes were crazy! That market also has the longest cigar in the world. Of course, you can’t have a city tour in Puerto Rico without visiting beaches. The beach we went to is called “Condado Beach”. Actually, it’s a really small beach and rocky but it has a sandy place for sunbathing. But we didn’t spend that much time there because we wanted to see the whole city. After spending some time there, we went to a place called “San Juan National Historic site”. It has colonial-era forts such as Castillo San Felipe del Morro,bastions, powder houses, and three fourths of the old city wall. I really liked Castillo San Cristóbal because it is so acient and it’s the largest fortification built by the Spanish. When we climb to the top of that fort, you can see the whole city. The view there is breathtaking! I think everybody should visit that fort while traveling in Puerto Rico.
Also, we went to Santa María Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, El Capitolio, San Juan Cathedral but we didn’t spend that much time there. When our tour was over, we still wanted to see something more. So, we decided to go to some local places. One of the things I liked the most about San Juan are the buildings. The colours of buildings are so amazing. Imagine living in a city full of pastel colours. Incdredible, right?! I have way too many photos of those houses. Oh well.. At the end of the day we went to a local cafe to get some coconut water. I don’t know why but I can’t imagine my holidays without coconuts. While we were enjoying the sun and the coconut water, some local dancers came and wanted to dance with me. Yea, you can see it on my video, it was pretty awkward but fun! Just ignore my moves!
That’s it for now! Thank you for reading! Enjoy my photos!
- Denim romper – Tally Weijl
- Crop top – H&M
- Shoes – Converse
- Sunglasses – Hunkenmoller
- Backpack – Pull&Bear
- Necklace – H&M
- Watch – eBay
110 thoughts on “Puerto Rico!”
I absolutely love the colours of the buildings! They’re so bright and pretty!
Yeaa, I wish we had them here in Europe !
You got some lovely photos! Seeing the view from the top of the fort must have been amazing! I love being able to look out over a city from above.
Thank you! You should also visit Puerto Rico !
Nice pic 🙂
What a wonderful place! You are lucky to have visited it personally, it’s so shiny and jolly – just like you!
Awe thank you so much ! I hope you will also visit it !
It looks beautiful! And you look so good in overalls! I’m so jealous of you
Thank you! I’m glad you liked it 🙂
Looks like a great place! 🙂
Yea it is !:)
So cool! I did expect Puerto Rico to be a bit different, though I see it looks sort of like Portugal? Hah! Also liked this outfit, did you get those denim romper now or are they already older? Hope to find sth like this but rather with a skirt!
I got them in summer, so it was a long time ago. I think you can find something similar in Bershka.And yea Puerto Rico is a bit different then most of the people think but it’s such an amazing place to visit !
cool, thanks for the answer:)
Looks so beautiful, simply amazing. Makes me wanna go there asap 😊
Yea, if you will ever have a chance to visit Puerto Rico, definitely go there ! 🙂
Beautiful pictures..thanks for sharing! I’m so jelly (jealous)😍
Thank you! I’m glad you enjoyed it !😊💜
Looks amazing! I wanna go!!
You should !
Your adventures look so much fun!
It was really really fun !!
Wow — completely gorgeous photos!
Great post. Love your blog, I just followed, mind following back?:)
Thanks! Sure ! 🙂
I miss Puerto Rico!
Same here ! Which city did you visit ?
On my first trip, I was with family. We stayed at a resort in Dorado, and went to San Juan. On my second trip, I went alone and stayed with a friend who lives in San Juan. I also rented a car, and drove around most of the island, including to Ponce, Lajas, Aguadilla, and El Yunque.
That’s so awesome! You saw so many cool places !
Come visit me!
I must admit that I never realized that Puerto Rico looks like that. For some reason, the colours of the buildings remind me of what my friends have shown me from Cuba. They are just wonderful!
Yeaaa, I don’t know maybe it’s just San Juan which looks like that or maybe the whole Puerto Rico is full of colors !
It’s mainly an Old San Juan thing, Cuba is similar because they are both former colonies of Spain!
Oh okay, I understand now 🙂
You look like you’re having so much fun!
I had a lot of fun !
Amazing pictures !
I love the photos! I’m going to PR in two weeks and I was wondering if you had any issues with the mosquitos. I know the Zika virus is going around there and in other tropical areas, and my parents are telling me to wear long sleeves and jeans (I really don’t want to) but did you feel worried about it at all?
Hey, I went there about a month ago, so we still didn’t know anything about the Zika. I actually didn’t feel any mosquitos there . For example, a few days later we went to Jamaica and we were traveling in a jungle and even there we didn’t that many mosquitos. I think you can wear a t-shirt but you can keep a cardigan, just in case 🙂
They sell bug repellent bracelets in the CVS and Walgreen’s in the touristy- areas. Maybe try some of those! They are often at the register or the travel section of the store.
That’s a really great idea! I have never heard anything about those bracelets
http://www.amazon.com/Evergreen-Research-SuperBand-Repellent-10-Pack/dp/B003OYJIKM I found them online, they are cheaper for a box!
I will probably buy them for the next trip!
Gorgeous You in this beautiful city 🙂
Thanks, San Juan is incredible 🙂
Buenas tardes Akviilee!
Wow! Me encantan tus fotos! Que hermosas! Un otro post fabuloso! Ahora! Did you get a chance to speak Spanish while visiting the island? 🙂 Yo creo que si! Me voy a visitar tu video ahora!
Tener un gran dia!
Hola!!Yea į spoke a bit of Spanish there since I’m not that good at it !
Lo entiendo! I understand! I practice every chance I get! When I enjoyed your video, I wondered if you’d had someone to film you dancing with the dancers that showed up! I loved their costumes and their enthusiasm! Great video!
Ooops! I got so caught up in my day, until I completely forgot to go check out the Facebook Vegan group you shared! I WILL GET THERE SOON!
In the meanwhile, have a Fabulous Friday!!!
Hey, I’m really glad you liked my video because I really enjoy making them and I thought that nobody even watches them . Let me know, if you will find someone to swap a vegan box with! Have a great weekend !
Oh my goodness! I’ve been running behind one baby nephew and two grand babies all day. I’m pooped, and I’m just now returning to this open window.
So…you are most welcome! Your videos are so filled with life and activity. Watching them, feel as if I’m vicariously experiencing the sights and feeling the joy of encountering a new place. Please believe that you have viewers even if they are silent. I noticed that about blogging. A fellow blogger said I always come read around in your blog, although I tend to be a silent visitor!
Now…THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE REMINDER!!! I’d totally forgotten about the Vegan Box Swap! Muchas gracias otra vez!
Okay! I will let you know my progress! 🙂
Aww thank you!
Have a great Sunday 🙂
Thank you, Akviilee!
I sure did! And I hope you did likewise!
Now on to the gym!!!!
I have to agree with you about the colors of the buildings. I think I would wake up everyday with a great mood!
Also loved your outfit! So cool!!!
Yea, they’re dream houses! And thank you !!
Thank you for visiting my blog and for the like on my post. This post on Puerto Rico is great and the photos are awesome.
Thank you a lot !
I’ve been following your blog for a while and just realized you visited my hometown! I’m currently in PR as I type this 🙂 So glad you had fun!
Really?! I didn’t know that I have any readers from there . That’s so awesome ! You live in such an amazing place !:)
Wow! It seems to be a great place and you look great as well!
Aww thank you !
Amazing. On my list!!! Also by the way, nice choice of denim. Denim everything is what I say.
Thank you ! You will love Puerto Rico !
Some great images!
Within a loving doubt, please i beg of you, too enjoy fully, life is far to short!
i also see that you stopped by to have a read!
i thank you kindly..
Aww thank you so much ! I’m glad you liked it !:)
i did, i did!
Nice photos! I love all the homes that are different colors. 🙂
Yea I love them too!
Great pictures! I loved visiting Puerto Rico – the colors, the views and especially the historical landmarks.
Thanks! I totally agree with you!
Your trip is amazing, and pictures are nice, too, thank you for sharing this 🙂
Thank you for reading 🙂
That blue is so gorgeous. I’m obsessed with blue doors, blue walls, blue cardigans…the list goes on
Yea, especially the light blue !
I love Old San Juan! I live near there (well, since college I’ve been living in CT/MA, but my parents still live on the island!). I was raised in PR, but I’m not sure what the creepy statues you are referring to are. Perhaps they are the collection of statues of the US presidents that have set foot on the island? If I saw a picture maybe I would know! I’m glad you enjoyed it there :)) It’s a lovely place!
Hey, thank you for reading my post! I bet growing up there was amazing! You must be really lucky! And talking about those statues, I don’t think that they are representing the presidents. They’re not that creepy, they’re just weird looking. But I actually liked them because they’re pretty unique !
thanks for the tour-more moves than in Tai Chi. still,thanks for the like.
Thank you for reading !
This is too good.! I can completely relate to this.! I am just back from a trip here. 🙂 🙂 You brought back good memories.
Thank you for reading! I hope you will have a chance to go back there 🙂
Great job touring me around. Will put Puerto Rico on my bucket list. 🙂
I hope you will go there soon 🙂
So fun!! I’m going there in April and this made me even more excited!!
You’re so lucky ! Have fun there !
Ahhh this is on my bucket list!! Beautiful photos!!! Thanks for the recent like on my Starlite Lounge post. I love your blog, followed, and hope you wouldn’t mind a follow back? I have a lot of beauty, fashion, and travel posts on the way!!
Thank you for reading! I will follow you back 🙂
We spent our honeymoon in Old San Juan, have some pictures in the same spot you have 🙂
I love the passion you write about your trips. You got a follower.
Looking forward to your future posts.
Thank you so much! Have you posted those photos somewhere ? I’d love to see them !:)
…didn’t post them 😦 . Just started to blog few months and didn’t thought about posting our travels but now if I think about it, might not be a bad idea. Thanks for inspiring me 🙂
You should definitely post something related to traveling ! When you do that, let me know ! 🙂
This is absolutely lovely!
Yea, one of my favorite countries !
@Akviilee: Just splendid! Loved the photos. Especially the ones you clicked at Jamaica. 🙂 Keep it coming.
Thank you for reading 🙂
Love those colorful walls 🙂
Yea, they’re awesome !:)
Love the pics! Visiting San Juan in May! 🙂
Thanks! Have fun ! 🙂
Great post ! I’m actually headed to Puerto Rico on Monday & I can’t wait .
Have fun there !!
Nice pictures, I have been to Puerto Rico twice but only toured the fort, I will be there again in April, before my cruise , looking for a nice hotel off of the ocean any suggestions?
Thanks! We were traveling with a cruise ship, so we didn’t have to live in a hotel. So I don’t know any good hotels there, sorry.