Puerto Rico Eats: 2019 Edition

One of the things I wanted to do during my most recent trip to the Island of Enchantment was to try new, local food spots. I am not the most experimental eater out there, I have my favorite dishes and I tend to stick to them: I went to Raíces for the first time and…

(not so) Live from Puerto Rico

One year and four months–that’s how long I postponed my trip to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Despite the current crime wave and the multiple attempts from family members to convince me to cancel the trip, I visited the island and returned unharmed. What I did come back with was bit of heartbreak over the…

The Running of the… Food?

Leave it to me to pick a travel destination that is known for its great seafood dishes when I have a shellfish allergy (great). Fear not, however, for I have not gone without food (of course not, this is Spain and there is no such thing here)! I have been “running away” from places that…

Eiffel Tower by Night

Unicorns are real and Pairs is proof of it, period. How can a girl fall in love with a city–with its streets, its buildings, walls, its rainy days, atmosphere and people so fast? I absolutely adore this place! It is so magical and romantic–there must be fairies here, I am sure! If you ever visit,…

Live From Paris Series

The day is here–today I embark on my much awaited, Parisian spring holiday! To keep readers, friends and family up to date on my latest adventures, Diamonds & Baguettes will feature the Live From Paris series (although no live-streaming will actually take place–sorry). I will share pictures, “oopsie” stories, favorites, not-so-favorites and more. I have a…

Paris Is Always a Good Idea

In less than three weeks yours truly will be on her way to the city of lights–for the first time and alone. While the idea of solo female travel does not scare me, there is something about this trip that has kept my heart a bit unsettled. Maybe it is the fact that I will not have…