Staying at an Empty Hostel in Puerto Rico

The Coronavirus has hurt businesses and shut down travel throughout the world. I look forward to the time when this is behind us and we can go out and see the world again. But for now, Covid-19 has delayed me from returning to my home in New York City. And so tonight, I’m the only […]

We Split Up (Because of Covid)

Covid-19 has created big changes as we are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. To protect those who are more vulnerable, we must practice social distancing and stop the spread of Covid. Thus, my girlfriend Janice and I split up, while she goes back to work in New York City and I isolate alone […]

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic: Rum, Cigars, and Mofongo

The Dominican Republic is known for great beaches, resorts, and golf courses. So when the weather in New York City turned cold, I decided to head down to the small city of Puerto Plata on its north coast. There are forts and museums to explore, but what I wanted was to try the cuisine and […]