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Special Report: Vieques Island is Moving On

Special Report: Vieques Island is Moving On April 21, 2014 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
  First sight of Vieques from the ferry. Vieques, a plantain-shaped island seven miles off the coast of mainland Puerto Rico, was the site of a U.S. Navy training ground used for bombing and gunning exercises for six decades. But since the Navy left in 2003, the small island has experienced a different...

A Typical Day in Old San Juan

A Typical Day in Old San Juan May 25, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
A so-called normal day in the famous city of Old San Juan is really far from ordinary. Living in this walled city gives one the chance to experience many adventures in just one day. Let’s take last Tuesday, for example. As usual, I walk out of my place in the morning always carrying the book I’m...

Best Cafés in Puerto Rico

Best Cafés in Puerto Rico December 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Puerto Rico has had a long history of coffee making. Jíbaros, the country people, were the ones producing the coffee that was then shipped to countries all over the world. Their product became famous and today is considered one of the best. A visit to Puerto Rico would not be complete without sampling...

Puerto Rico for Free

Puerto Rico for Free September 20, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Free? Is there really such a thing? In Puerto Rico there is. Enjoying Puerto Rico doesn’t need to translate into going broke. There are plenty of free activities that are truly entertaining on this island. Three of my favorite things to do in Borinquen are listed here, but get your imagination...

Anchored by a Rainbow

Anchored by a Rainbow September 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Are you dreaming? Is that rainbow really leading the way? The Spanish Virgin Islands (Puerto Rico municipalities), where this picture was taken, hold some of the most iconic and paradisiacal sceneries in the world. Their beauty goes beyond sun-drenched sand and untrampled turquoise waters because even...

Best Sandwiches in San Juan

Best Sandwiches in San Juan September 15, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
When it comes to food, all humans have something in common: the love for a good sandwich. The design of such a delicate creation, in perfect symmetry with its meaty or veggie (or both!) interiors, brings mouth watering experiences to us all. In Puerto Rico, sandwiches serve as plates for delicious meat,...

June Events in Puerto Rico

June Events in Puerto Rico May 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Here’s a list of events going on in June. From a video game concert to a paragliding festival, this hot month of summer will surely be interesting. Heineken Jazz Fest June Things To Do Calendar: June 2-5 Heineken Jazz Fest: this is a tradition in Puerto Rico. The most famous and recognized...

Top 5 Places to Visit

Top 5 Places to Visit May 29, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
El Morro Castle Puerto Rico has much more than just five spots to visit, but these are the best and most unforgettable. Do not leave Puerto Rico without going here. When you get here, you’ll be overwhelmed by the possibilities, so add these destinations to your priority list. A mix of nature encounters...

San Juan on a Budget: Part One

May 20, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Travelers tend to see Puerto Rico as an expensive destination in comparison to other islands. Surprisingly, most attractions are inexpensive. If you are visiting Puerto Rico and decide to stay in San Juan, there’s the obvious expense of staying in a hotel, which are indeed expensive in the capital....

Best Bars in San Juan: Part One

May 20, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Puerto Ricans know how to have a good time. So when you visit the island, you must take a break from all the sightseeing and sunbathing, and join the party. Locals are friendly, local beer is delicious, and the music… well, it’s Puerto Rico. Music is part of who we are. So get in the mood...