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May 15, 2015
Puerto Rico Vacation


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Downtown Old San Juan

Planning a trip for 5 people who live across the country from one another can be incredibly challenging, but my trip to Puerto Rico with my best friends from growing up was so worth it and one of my favorite trips that I’ve ever been on.

Puerto Rico is vibrant, exciting and was the perfect place for us to reunite for a fun vacation and much needed getaway after a long winter. We had a blast and I wanted to make sure I shared some of our favorite parts of the trip!


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2


DRESS: Sheinside sleeveless embroidered dress c/o | SHOES: Vince Camuto gladiators  (similar) |  BAG: Danielle Nicole mini alexa tote c/o  |  JEWELRY: Kendra Scott alexandra earrings and bracelet  | HAT: Panama hat (authentic from the trip, similar here)  | SUNGLASSES: Illesteva round tortoise sunglasses


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



 The view from our room (we stayed in Condado at the San Juan Marriott)


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Loving the colorful buildings of Downtown Old San Juan


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Living on plaintain everything for 5 days (this was a skirt steak/plantain sandwich)


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



 Beautiful bougainvillea and flowers at every turn


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Mandatory beach time


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Down by the water in San Juan


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



All of us exploring Old San Juan post brunch


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Right before we stopped for piña coladas


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



 Picking up coquitos from the market (made of shredded coconut and so delicious)


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Found an adorable little boutique and we all left with a piece of jewelry from the same line


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Visiting Juliana’s grandmother’s house (how cute is it?!)


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



Rented a car and drove to El Yunque rainforest and on the way back passed through Fajardo and Luquillo


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2



My best gals for the past 16+ years


puerto rico, visit puerto rico, san juan, old san juan, christine petric, the view from 5 ft. 2


EATS

Firefly  /  Pikayo  /  El Platanal  /  Patio Del Nispero  /  Drinks at La Concha

TO DO

El Yunque Rainforest  /  Beaching in Condado  /  Vieques and Bioluminescent kayaking (we didn’t get to go but have heard amazing things)  /  Explore Old San Juan and shop around

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