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Friday in Paradise

Happy Friday!

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It’s been a beautiful day here in Punta Cana!

pool yoga

We were shocked to wake up this morning and discover it was 9:45. We slept 10+ hours last night. We decided to get moving with a poolside yoga practice led by one of my friends who is also a yoga teacher. It was sweaty, sunny and a lovely way to start the day.

Punta Cana Lunch

The food here is just okay (which we were 100% ready for going into the trip) but we have definitely made the best of it and discovered where the best options are for each meal. I’ll share all of that in my review. I feel like I’ve got a pretty good handle on “how to make the most of budget all-inclusives.” Lunch today was a big salad topped with grilled fish with a side of beet and plantain chips and dried figs and manchego.

breakfast

Breakfast has been fruit, hard-boiled eggs, yogurt and things supplemented from the room like KIND bars and nuts.

chips

We’ve eaten our weight in chips. They have all kinds of good homemade chips here from plantain chips to tortilla chips to beet chips. (Along with the Pringles we brought from home that have been a constant snacking option in our room.) You can never go wrong with chips. :)

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And nights have been spent on our balcony chatting and drinking wine after dinner. Followed by books and early bed times. We’re wild and crazy! :)

Have an amazing weekend!

What is your favorite vacation snack food? 

*Random side note, I made the Spotify playlist public. Sorry about the confusion. Follow me here and the playlist here.

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