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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...

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...

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...

Tips: Good and Cheap Eats

Tips: Good and Cheap Eats April 1, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Puerto Rico is well known for it’s delicious food. And there’s no need to go broke while visiting. These restaurants have it all and will also save your wallet. Enjoy.   My two favorites 1. La Casita Blanca:¬†Authentic and with character, this restaurant brings you back in time and...

From Spain, Directly to PR

From Spain, Directly to PR April 1, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Do you live in Spain? Yes! You will now have the chance to fly directly from Barcelona or Madrid to Puerto Rico’s west coast! This is unheard of and so exciting. Flights will take place once a week flying to and from Puerto Rico. The flight comes in a package that includes hotel stay and activities....

Neighboring Island: Puerto Rico

Neighboring Island: Puerto Rico April 1, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Have you ever thought about moving to an island in the Caribbean? I’m sure most people have. Imagine waking up to the sound of the waves, going hiking in a tropical forest or kayaking a bioluminescent bay on weekends: sounds like a dream. Luckily for Puerto Ricans, this dream is a reality. A lot...

Puerto Rico’s Hip and Funky Hotels

Puerto Rico’s Hip and Funky Hotels February 28, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
The Gallery Inn's dining area | photo: uncommoncaribbean.com If staying at a big cookie-cutter resort is not your style, then visit Puerto Rico’s alternative hotels. From paradores and inns to bed and breakfasts and guesthouses, the island offers variety in spades. Bohemian, rustic, historic,...
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