Month: April 2015

6 Reasons Why San Juan, Puerto Rico is the Perfect Weekend Getaway Destination

Mariella: What is Puerto Rico? Is it a city? A country? A state? | Jackie: I think it’s a territory… | Mariella: Oh! This is the BEST territory I’ve ever been to! Puerto Rico has literally everything. From delicious food, to beautiful white-sanded beaches, to gorgeous historic forts, a fabulous shopping mall and much more. This city is the perfect combination between the US and South America. It has everything the US has to offer but with its own culture. We were so confused because we felt like we were in a foreign country but we were in the US, technically. Puerto Rico looks just like South America, but there are American restaurants and stores like Cheesecake factory, CVS and Wendys? Sometimes we would speak in English accidentally, and we were like wait… why am I speaking in English? Haha Since we stayed there only 3 days, we decided to take advantage of every second. Here are the highlights of our adventure: 1. Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico We went there every day, and every …

Skydiving – Jump Numero Dos!

Ok so yesterday was my 23rd Birthday and decided to celebrate it my own way, Skydiving of course! We had a blast jumping off a plane. We woke up very early in the morning and head over to Skydive Miami in Homestead, FL! As soon as we checked-in, they made us watch a safety video explaining all the risks. But it was SO FUNNY because the guy on the video had a very funny and long beard. Santa Claus is an idiot next to this guy haha I couldn’t stop laughing. Anyways, then they gave us the contracts that basically tells you that if you die jumping off the plane its not their responsibility. All I could think was “I don’t have health insurance” HAHA The funny part about this is that we were expecting to jump the lowest height and get the cheapest photo & video package, for some reason we got convinced to jump the highest height and buy the most expensive package lol. The lowest jump was 20 seconds free fall vs. …