Monthly Archives: March 2013

CHEF’S TASTING DINNER AT LE BERNARDIN NYC

  Recently I was most fortunate to have the opportunity to dine at Le Bernardin right here in New York City.  I had dined at Le Bernardin several times before but not since their award-winning renovations completed in September 2011; … Continue reading

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RANCHO MARINA RESTAURANT LAGO DOS BOCAS UTUADO, PR

The very lovely fresh water lake and river of the Lago Dos Bocas is the spectacular setting of the Rancho Marina Restaurant tucked away in the mountainous interior of Puerto Rico.   I was fortunate enough to experience this unique … Continue reading

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HIKING THE SECRET WATERFALL TRAIL FROM CASA GRANDE MOUNTAIN RETREAT

  During my recent visit to the spectacular and hidden little gem of a hotel The Casa Grande Mountain Retreat; I signed up for a 3-4 hour hike with Jose.  There are several hiking trails in and around the entire … Continue reading

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CASA GRANDE MOUNTAIN RETREAT: A HIDDEN GEM IN PUERTO RICO!!

  For those of us who are passionate about world travel and exploring out of the way places; it is always such a thrill and exciting to discover a little hidden secret gem of a hotel or place where few … Continue reading

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Driving from San Juan to Casa Grande Mountain Retreat Utuado PR

    There are several suggested routes to drive to and from Utuado to San Juan; I recently spent the weekend at the “secret little hidden gem” The Casa Grande Mountain Yoga Retreat.  Nestled in the mountains of interior Puerto … Continue reading

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CHECKING IN TONIGHT!! RITZ CARLTON SAN JUAN ISLA VERDE

Departing tonight for a quick weekend getaway Puerto Rico; staying tonight at the very lovely Ritz Carlton San Juan Isla Verde.  Conveniently located in the Isla Verde section of San Juan, The Ritz Carlton offers luxury and convenience strategically located … Continue reading

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