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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...

Cheap Stays in San Juan

Cheap Stays in San Juan September 30, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips | Read More
  Whether it’s your first trip to the Caribbean or your yearly ritual, Puerto Rico is the place for a great vacation. When choosing among hotels, you’ll want to do some research since every neighborhood’s price range varies. Your experience staying in a luxury hotel in Condado could be...

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...

Spanish for Visitors

Spanish for Visitors September 18, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Here are some selected phrases to help you survive in the island of enchantment. Hola and gracias are sometimes enough given the fact that many Puerto Ricans understand English, but in case you get stuck and doing signs only makes it worse, try these. Basic Spanish words and phrases for greetings Hola Hello Adiós Goodbye Buenos...

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....

A Weekend In San Juan

A Weekend In San Juan May 18, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Sunrise in San Juan Here are some ideas on what to do if you can only spend a weekend in San Juan. Attractions: Old San Juan: This historic town dates back to the 1500s when history was made. Stop at El Morro and admire this 500-year-old citadel on the coast of the beautiful Atlantic Sea. Saunter around...
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