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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...

Verde Mesa: A vegetarian’s dream come true

Verde Mesa: A vegetarian’s dream come true March 18, 2014 | What's New | Read More
Verde Mesa owners, Gabriel Hernández Febo and Loyda Rosa Figueroa, wasted no time in concocting an experience that could match their inventive cuisine. Just by glancing in from Tetuán Street in Old San Juan, this place screams old-world magic and charm. Once within its rustic walls, you know you...

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...

Puerto Rico’s Countryside

April 1, 2012 | What's New | Read More
Tired of the same touristy areas? Do you consider yourself a traveler and not a tourist? This list will keep you out of the busy concrete jungles of San Juan and take you to the heart of Puerto Rico. Hidden and dramatic ocean views, panoramic routes and mountain towns is what for sightseeing. And as...

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...

Old San Juan’s Architecture

Old San Juan’s Architecture September 30, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Old San Juan is a historic town in the island’s capital. An alluring conglomerate of buildings that have withstand centuries after the conquest of Puerto Rico by Spain. Spanish-colonial structures are constantly being restored in an effort to preserve its ancient glory.  Walk through any cobblestoned...

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...

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...

Puerto Rican Food: Recipes

Puerto Rican Food: Recipes May 18, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Make tonight a Puerto Rican night. Try these recipes and surprise family and friends with a taste of the Caribbean. Top Chef Master Wilo Benet shares some of his recipes for you to try and enjoy. Here’s a complete dinner for you. These are truly delicious! Buen provecho! Appetizer Bacalaítos (Salt...
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