Making a Sydney List, Checking it Twice

Manly

Manly

Nine days in Sydney, Australia is ample opportunity to see everything Sydney has to offer and more. There is so much to do and see in the areas surrounding Sydney as well, including unlimited stunning beaches. As a busy-bee traveler, I make sure I don’t miss any iconic sights (hopefully I didn’t). I made a list of all the places I wanted to see and I accomplished my list and more. There were a few places (beaches of course) I even had the opportunity to see twice. Each suburb, neighbourhood, and area of Sydney has a unique feel about it so I wanted to stop in each area to get the best taste of Sydney. Continue reading

Walking Old San Juan with an Expert

San Cristobal

San Cristobal Fort

I had the opportunity to walk Old San Juan with Javier Ruiz, one of the most knowledgeable local guides in San Juan. Walk San Juan provides private, personal, and custom tours of Old San Juan. The tours take place in groups of less than 8 and last approximately 4 hours. My tour (a group of two) began on Calle Fortaleza, the oldest street in Puerto Rico. I appreciated that Javier custom built a tour specifically for me based on what I had already seen in Old San Juan and what I was interested in seeing. Javier knew exactly where to take me in one of the oldest cities in the Americas. He not only knew all of the secret spots throughout Old San Juan, but also had the historical information to go along with the sights we were seeing. Continue reading