Tag: Puerto rico

Staying in San Juan Now

Staying in San Juan: The lobby of boutique hotel La Terraza de San Juan. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini.

One Good Place to Stay in Post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Having scheduled a Caribbean cruise departing from San Juan for Thanksgiving week 2017, we thoughtfully built in a day before and after in San Juan for a little bit of…

#MondayFunDay Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

#MondayFunDay Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat Naps in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico Visiting a new place of necessity means looking around, even when one is simply walking from one destination to another. See more, notice more, pay attention more. And so, in Old San…

Remembering the Maine Far from Havana

Add the explosion of the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898 to the list of historical events I don’t know enough about. I would “remember the Maine” if only I could. I know the incident triggered the Spanish-American War.…