Articles Tagged ‘old san juan’

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 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...

Surf’s Up: Surfing Capital of the Caribbean

Surf’s Up: Surfing Capital of the Caribbean February 7, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Enjoyed mostly by locals, surfing beaches in Puerto Rico are renowned over the world. From beginner’s territory at Pine Grove beach in Isla Verde, to competitive surfing at Tres Palmas in Rincon, there is a place for surf no matter your level of experience. La Ocho in Old San Juan, Los Tubos in Manati,...

Art and Culture: Puerto Rico’s Rich History

Art and Culture: Puerto Rico’s Rich History February 2, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
With a blend of African, Spanish and Taíno Indian cultures infusing its cuisine, traditions, lifestyle, and its variety of music and art, Puerto Rico is truly a multicultural hub. When stepping into the ancient cobblestones of Old San Juan, venturing into towns settled on the mountain range, or driving...

San Sebastian Street Festival

San Sebastian Street Festival January 14, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The San Sebastian Street Festival, held every year since 1954 in commemoration of the Saint Sebastian, is the most famous and celebrated festival in Puerto Rico attracting hundreds if not thousands of people to Old San Juan. The “Cabezudos” (people wearing giant masks) parade is a staple...