Trip To Rincon Puerto Rico

Our Anniversary Trip To Rincon Puerto Rico:

Anniversary Trip to Rincon Puerto Rico

As you may have already heard me say, in my last post on doing a trip around the island, last month we went to Rincón for our anniversary.

It was a spur of the moment thing, and we only stayed two nights, but I wanted to share with you some of my impressions and observations about Rincón, as well as some of the pictures we took. Continue reading


Trip Around The Island – The Amazing Puerto Rico

Road Trip Around The Island Puerto RicoOur Trip Around The Island Of The Enchanted Island of Puerto Rico:

As I sit here remembering our recent (two weeks ago) trip around the island, I feel so very grateful and unbelievably lucky to live here. No matter what the learning curve is and no matter what the adjustments we have had to make, now more than ever, I truly feel that Puerto Rico is the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen, not to mention lived in. Continue reading


7 Things I Learned Living In The Rainforest Mountains Of Puerto Rico

Living in the rainforest

7 Things I Learned About Living In The Rainforest:

I love nature! Don’t you?

I grew up spending a lot of time on my grandparent’s farm in Poland. I don’t mean just visiting, I mean I spent the first five years of my life on the farm and then every Christmas and summer vacation until I was 14 years old. So, I’ve always prided myself as a “get your hands dirty” kind of girl. As an adult, every year, I looked forward to the summers, so I could go camping. I love camping and I do mean camping: tents, rustic campsites, the whole bit. So, I was very intrigued by the opportunity to live at the skirt of the rainforest here in the Luquillo Mountains (La Falda Del Yunque – as the natives call it). But what I learned after living here, surprised even me..

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Cost Of Living In Puerto Rico – 6 Month Review

 Cost Of Living In Puerto Rico – 6 months in:

Cost of Living MexicoWe’re coming up on six months on this beautiful island and so I thought I’d do a cost of living review because that is a very common question we get asked. Please keep in mind that we have had some extenuating circumstances, like getting a rent-free place about 5 months into our stay here.

So, the below are averages do not include those savings. We hope to save some money by staying here until October and then move on and we expect our rent costs to change, as well as utility costs.

Nonetheless, this is a review of the months we were paying regular rent. Continue reading