Puerto Ricans = Nicest People Ever June 2nd 2010 This week started out with a bang. A group of about 4 Puerto Rican students invited us to 'La Playa' to celebrate the day off due to Memorial day. We met up around 10:45 am, hopped in their "carro's" or more commonly called "guaguas" and headed to a supermarket to get some food. They made sure we got some true Puerto Rican snacks, which was a bag of "Munchies" that included fried platanos, a fr ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Puerto Rico » San Juan Populated for centuries by aboriginal peoples, the island was claimed by the Spanish Crown in 1493 following Columbus' second voyage to the Americas. In 1898, after 400 years of colonial rule that saw the indigenous population nearly exterminated and... ... read more
Last year, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Florence, Italy for 3 months. So, I started my blog to keep everyone at home updated on my travels. Now, this summer, I am planning to spend one month in Puerto Rico to study Spanish. I'm looking forward to a new experience, living near the beach, and salsa dancing! Hopefully I'll be able to share some good stories from Puerto Rico too.
And, in a nutshell, I love running, traveling, and chocholate (basically, I'm a choco-holic).... full info