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Puerto Rico Travel: Most Popular Articles

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Donald Trump Wants to Buy Puerto Rico and...
Donald Trump wants to buy Puerto Rico? Say it isn't so! Here are a few things Mr. Trump recently said about his plans for my favorite island.
Why Puerto Rico Is Part of the U.S. But Isn't a...
A description of the relationship between Puerto Rico and the U.S., including citizenship, taxes, local views on statehood, and political affiliation.
Traveling to Puerto Rico? 8 Things You Should...
Want to make the most out of your vacation? Here is information on when to go, what to pack, and what you need to know before you travel to Puerto Rico.
6 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico in Hurricane...
Hurricane season isn't usually the best time to visit the Caribbean, but take a closer look at why Puerto Rico might be an excellent off-season destination.
The Top 10 Things to Do in Old San Juan
For a small corner of a major capital, Old San Juan has plenty to offer. Here are the best can't-miss experiences in the old walled city.
The Best of the Best: Top Five Attractions in...
There is so much to see and do in Puerto Rico. Here are some of the best sights on the island, including an ancient fortress, a bioluminescent bay and more.
5 Dishes You Must Try in Puerto Rico
These classic meals show the full range of the island's local cuisine that makes these five foods unique to Puerto Rico and a must-try for visitors.
Only Have a Week in Puerto Rico? Try This Great...
A step-by-step itinerary for a week in the island paradise of Puerto Rico, including where to go, what to see and do, where to dine, and other useful tips.
10 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Puerto...
A list of ten interesting and quirky facts about Puerto Rico to help you learn more about one of the most unique destinations in the Caribbean.
Why El Morro Is Puerto Rico's Most Popular...
What you need to know to visit Old San Juan's ancient fortress, one of the island's cultural treasures and the most popular historic site in Puerto Rico.
10 Cool Things You Can Do While Vacationing in...
A list of the best places in Puerto Rico for a variety of activities, including best place to spot a whale, the best place to pop the question, and more.
The 8 Best Places to Buy Authentic Souvenirs in...
This list will help you shop for authentic Puerto Rican souvenirs, from vejigante masks to cigars to thousand-dollar panama hats, when you're in San Juan.
Liven Up Your Nightlife with the 3 Sexiest San...
While many Puerto Ricans tend to gravitate toward smaller venues, the San Juan nightclubs still draw heavy crowds that keep the party going until dawn.
In Puerto Rico for the Weekend? A 3-Day...
This three-day itinerary lets you enjoy a few different sides of Puerto Rico, including a Old San Juan walking tour, El Yunque, and a day on the water.
5 San Juan Restaurants You Must Try
These five San Juan restaurants run the gamut from offerings by award-winning master chefs, creative fusion concepts, and one local favorite.
How Safe Is Puerto Rico for Tourists?
A list of frequently asked questions about safety in Puerto Rico, including details on crime, health, and emergency numbers.
9 Biggest Parties and Events in Puerto Rico...
There is always a party somewhere in Puerto Rico, but here is a listing of the island's major events, holidays, and festivals throughout the year.
Myths, Legends, and Superstitions: The Folklore...
A taste of the rich mythology and folklore of Puerto Rico, including Indian legends, forbidden romance, blood-sucking monsters and religious miracles.
Take a Walking Tour of Old San Juan with 7...
An easy-to-follow walking tour of Old San Juan that covers the major historic and cultural highlights, including El Morro, La Rogativa, and more.
Don't Miss the 7 Best Bars in San Juan
Bars in San Juan are diverse and plentiful, from hole-in-the-wall pubs to multi-level, multi-environment establishments. Here are some of the best.
5 Things Not To Do in Old San Juan
Old San Juan offers no end of activities, sightseeing and entertainment options for travelers. But here are five things not to do in the walled city.
Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
A comprehensive calendar of events throughout Puerto Rico, broken down by month, with links to the island's biggest parties and festivals.
What Is Mofongo?
Mofongo is the signature dish of Puerto Rico, a mashed mound of plantains into which a combination of seafood, meat, or vegetables is added.
The World's Best Chefs and their Restaurants in...
You'd be surprised at how many world-class chefs have opened restaurants in Puerto Rico. Take a look at some of the best restaurants on the island, and the chefs behind them.
Where to Eat Puerto Rican Food in San Juan
Where in San Juan can you find true island cooking, including mofongo, asopao, and lechón? The restaurants on this list have you covered.
Five Ways to Have Fun in Puerto Rico on a Rainy...
Whether it's hurricane season or just a spate of bad weather, here are a list of things to see and do on a rainy day in Puerto Rico, from jumping in the water to visiting priceless works of art.
A Guide to Budget Travel to Puerto Rico
A comprehensive resource for the budget-minded traveler, from cheap hotels around the island, to great bargain restaurants, to free activities.
The Inside Scoop on the Bacardi Distillery Tour...
An overview of the free Bacardi's massive distillery tour in Cataño, which presents an interesting family history, an island tradition, and free samples!
San Juan Neighborhoods: Guide to Isla Verde
A complete guide to Isla Verde, the fancy resort strip of San Juan, including hotels, restaurants, attractions, historical monuments, and more.
Visit El Yunque National Rainforest in Puerto...
The only tropical rainforest in the U.S. Forest Service, El Yunque is an integral part of Puerto Rico and one of the island's most popular attractions.
La Casita Blanca: Home Cooking at One of the...
In the heart of Santurce, La Casita Blanca is a Puerto Rican institution where locals and discerning tourists come for authentic down-home cooking. It's worth going out of your way.
What if Puerto Rico was a U.S. State?
Puerto Rico has long wrestled with the question of its political status - imagine if it was the 51st U.S. state?
The Best Free Activities in Puerto Rico
Sure, you can spend lavishly and fulfill your heart's desire on this island, but it's nice to know that you have your choice of free activities in Puerto Rico to enjoy. Here are a few diverse ways to spend absolutely nothing and have a good time on the island.
The 4 Best Places for Shopaholics in San Juan
A guide to San Juan's main shopping areas, including where to go for high fashion, souvenirs, jewelry, bargains, and art, among other items.
Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hotels in Puerto Rico
These hotels in Puerto Rico go out of their way to take care of the whole family, offering kids-only facilities, children's programs, and family specials.
Food and Drink Festivals in Puerto Rico
With superstar chefs, award-winning restaurants and a culinary tradition that blends recipes and ingredients from the new world, the old world, and the world of fusion, Puerto Rico's gastronomy has become a huge draw for tourists. To experience the best of island cooking, check out these food festivals in Puerto Rico.
Placing Bets at Top Casino Hotels in San Juan
Did you know that in Puerto Rico all the casinos are in hotels? Here are the best casino hotels in San Juan, including Isla Verde, Condado and Old San Juan.
Your Guide to Visiting the Vieques Biobay
Mosquito Bay is one of the most bioluminescent bays in the world. Here is what you need to know to visit the unique and awe-inspiring natural phenomenon.
The Story Behind the Vejigante Mask of Puerto...
The Vejigante Mask is one of Puerto Rico's most colorful arts and crafts. Learn the story behind these vibrant creations.
10 Terrific Tours to Take in Puerto Rico
Here are ten tours that bring you the best of Puerto Rico's cultural, natural, culinary and adventurous attractions.
Five Things To Do in Isabela, Puerto Rico's...
Located on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico, Isabela, is known for its local cheese, Paso Fino horses, and plenty of cultural and natural attractions.
Planning Your Puerto Rico Vacation
Tips, suggestions, and ideas to help you plan your puerto rico vacation, including where to visit, where to stay, what to eat, what to see, and what you need to know before you travel.
Why You Should Visit Puerto Rico on Three Kings...
January 6 is Three Kings Day in Puerto Rico. Learn more about why this is such a special day on the calendar, and an integral part of Puerto Rican culture and folklore.
Cheap Eats: Great Bargain Restaurants in San Juan
A list of bargain restuarants in San Juan, including cheap but tasty eateries in Old San Juan, Ocean Park, Isla Verde and Santurce.
Which of Puerto Rico's Beaches Should You...
A handy guide to Puerto Rico's beaches, including some of the best places to sail, surf, snorkel, dive, and swim in Puerto Rico.
Travel Time to Puerto Rico from Major U.S. Cities
Planning a trip to Puerto Rico? Here's a list of flight times to San Juan from L.A., New York, Chicago and several other major U.S. cities.
The Best Breakfast Restaurants in San Juan
If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you need to know where to eat when you're in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Start with these restaurants.
Updated Marriage Requirements for Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico revised its marriage requirements in 2012 that make it easier than ever to get married on the island. Here's what you need to know.
Condado, San Juan: A Trendy Vacation Spot You...
A complete guide to Condado, one of San Juan's most exclusive districts thanks to its fashionable shopping, beautiful beach, and excellent dining.
Enjoy Your Dream Vacation at the Top 10 Hotels...
A list of the best hotels in Puerto Rico, ranging from boutique properties in Old San Juan to a stylish resort on Vieques Island.
The Five Most Romantic Restaurants in San Juan
Where should you take your loved one for that special evening out? Where do you want to dine to cap off a romantic island escape or, even more important, to pop the question? In San Juan, good restaurants are easy to find. These five, however, offer the ambience, intimacy, superior cuisine and top-class service that you're looking for when nothing less than the best will do.
Common Phrases and Sayings to Help You Speak...
From pickup lines to insults, knowing a few of these sayings will help you communicate with, understand, and maybe even surprise local Puerto Ricans.
Getting the Best Bling for Your Buck
A listing of the best bets for jewelry shopping in San Juan, including specialty stores that focus on a particular style or type of jewelry.
Piñones Offers a Sunny, Sandy, and...
You don't have to go far out of San Juan to experience Puerto Rico at its greasiest, crispiest best. Just get in a car or taxi, head out to Pinones, and pick your favorite seaside shacks, stall, or small restaurant
Cheap Day Trips From San Juan
A list of day trips from San Juan that won't break the bank, including two forests, many beaches and a few long bus rides into the interior.
Visiting the Catedral de San Juan in Old San Juan
What to see when you visit the Catedral de San Juan in Old San Juan
Puerto Rico's Biobays
An overview of Puerto Rico's three biolomuniscent bays, and the unforgettable (but varying) glow-in-the-dark experiences they offer.
10 Restaurants to Try in Condado
Condado is a San Juan neighborhood known for its luxury boutiques, resort hotels and fine eateries. Discover 10 restaurants worth visiting in Condado.
Review of La Plaza del Mercado in Santurce, San...
A review of La Plaza del Mercado, also known as La Placita, a traditional marketplace that morphs into an open-air party from Thursday to Sunday nights.
Safety Tips for Travelers to Puerto Rico
While Puerto Rico is relatively safe, crime does exist, so tourists must exercise some caution. Here is a list of tips and suggestions for staying safe.
Castillo de San Cristóbal: The Largest...
After visiting El Morro, most visitors head to The Castillo de San Cristóbal, El Morro's partner in the defense of the city during the 18th and 19th Centuries.
10 Outstanding Outdoor Activities in Puerto Rico
10 wonderful ways to spend a day outdoors in Puerto Rico, whether you like to dive into the water, take to the air, spend a day in the forest, or even glow in the dark.
Child's Play: Fun Activities for Kids in Puerto...
A list of kid-friendly or kid-specific activites in Puerto Rico, including museums, water parks, water sports, and other ideas for the whole family.
Some of Puerto Rico's Best Beaches Are on This...
On this small island, you have ample choice of beaches. Some people love to beach-hop, others prefer to find that one sun-kissed spot that will hold them for the day. Here's a guide to 10 of my favorites.
5 Super Romantic Things to Do in Puerto Rico
There is no shortage of romantic things to do in Puerto Rico; even a walk on the beach at sunset has its rewards. Here are a few ideas to spur your romantic island escape, including horseback riding on the beach, swimming in a bioluminescent bay, dancing salsa and catching a show.
Review of Brava Nightclub in San Juan
Review of Club Brava, one of San Juan's best clubs, at the El San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde. If you like to dance, flirt, and mingle with a young and hip crowd, this is the place to be.
Gay and Lesbian Hangouts in San Juan
Puerto Rico has long been considered one of the most gay-friendly islands in the Caribbean. Here are five of the best hotspots in the capital.
Taxi, Bus, or Rental: Getting Around San Juan
Should you rent a car, take taxis, or wait for the bus while you're in San Juan? Here's a breakdown of your transportation options in the capital city.
Hotels in Puerto Rico - Hotel Week Caribe in...
Hotel Week Offers several outstanding hotels in Puerto Rico at bargain rates for the month of August.
San Juan Neighborhoods: Guide to Old San Juan
Explore over 400 years of history in Old San Juan, the historic and cultural center of Puerto Rico and the main attraction for most tourists.
Puerto Rico Calendar of Events August 2014
A listing of festivals, holidays and events throughout Puerto Rico in August.
Rustic Retreats and Island Luxury: The Top Five...
The hotels in Vieques encompass everything from budget guesthouse to architectural wonder; here's a list of the five best inns and hotels.
Events, concerts and festivals in Puerto Rico...
A listing of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico throughout September. It's a month of concerts and carnivals, sport-fishing tournaments and patron saints.
El San Juan Hotel & Casino: A Storied Tradition...
Review of the El San Juan Hotel & Casino, including restaurants, shopping, casino and nightlife.
Seven Sexy San Juan Lounges
When the sun goes down, San Juan revs up, and San Juan lounges open their doors. Your choices of nightlife vary according to taste, passion, and ability to stay awake. If you're looking for a mellow night out nestled in the cool confines of a comfy couch while sampling a tropical cocktail, check out one of these seven sexy San Juan lounges.
Spend a Day in Fajardo
Have only one day left and want to do something different (and special)? Have a car? Then head out early and spend a day in Fajardo, located on the beautiful eastern corner of Puerto Rico. Natural wonders, excellent local food, and an unforgettable nighttime experience await you.
Condado After Dark - San Juan's Nightlife Hotspot
The chic Condado neighborhood after dark is one of San Juan's best bets, thanks to its cool lounges, bars, and hotspots.
A Visual Tour of the Beaches of Puerto Rico
Ah, the beaches of Puerto Rico. Soft, white sands, turquoise waters, and near-perfect weather nearly all the time. The island's most marketable asset doesn't disappoint, and there are over 230 miles of them for you to explore. Let this guide be your visual introduction to some of Puerto Rico's most beautiful beaches.
Five Reasons to Spend Christmas in Puerto Rico
If you want to spice up your holiday season with a bit of exotic Caribbean flare, I can't think of a better destination than Puerto Rico. In fact, I'll give you five reasons why Christmas in Puerto Rico is a memorable and unique celebration.
5 Reasons to Visit Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
There are very good reasons why Puerto Ricans love to spend time in Cabo Rojo: the beaches, natural beauty, and relaxed vibe of the island's southwest coast makes it one of the most beautiful destinations in Puerto Rico.
10 Ways Vieques is different from Culebra
Vieques and Culebra are Puerto Rico's island jewels. But although both are amazing destinations, they are also quite unlike each other. Here are ten differences between the islands.
Top Reggaeton Artists from Puerto Rico
A list of the best reggaetón artists in Puerto Rico (and the world).
October Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
A listing of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico throughout October.
Night Tales in San Juan: A Refreshing Nighttime...
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Review of El Conquistador Resort Hotel in...
A review of the sprawling and full-of-amenities El Conquistador Resort, which offers guests a complete vacation experience unlike any other hotel in Puerto Rico.
10 Awesome Things to Do in Puerto Rico
There's no shortage of things to do in Puerto Rico. Discover my top 10 adventures, attractions and sights in Puerto Rico.
All About Coffee in Puerto Rico
A summary of coffee in Puerto Rico, including how coffee is served, where to visit coffee plantations, and the history of the coffee industry on the island.
The Best of Puerto Rico - 10 ways Puerto Rico...
For a small island, Puerto Rico has an amazing array of attractions, natural wonders, and historic sites that aren't just breathtaking, but unique in the world. Here are 10 different #1s that Puerto Rico can claim.
Get to Know the 10 Best Beaches in Puerto Rico
The beaches of Puerto Rico are some of the finest in the Caribbean. Discover my 10 favorite beaches on the island and find your perfect beach.
Recipe for Puerto Rican Sofrito
A recipe for sofrito, the mix of herbs and vegetables that forms the base of most Puerto Rican cooking.
Celebrate a Puerto Rican Christmas
If you’re visiting the island during the Christmas season (and it’s one of the best, most festive times to be here), you'll be in for a few surprises. Local traditions add a unique spirit to the holiday. Here's what you need to know to celebrate a Puerto Rican Christmas.
Alcohol Alchemists:
A listing of Puerto Rico's best cocktails drinks, found in some of the island's hottest hotels, bars and lounges. These rum-based libations are a hit with locals and tourists alike. From the original Piña Colada to the drink that won the Bacardi Grand Prix in 2006, these signature mixed drinks will tease the taste buds and mellow the senses.
Sightseeing Tours in San Juan
From free trolleys to guided excursions that take you in and out of the capital's monuments, boutiques and restaurants, these tours offer a fun and creative way to explore San Juan.
The Best Halloween Parties and Events in Puerto...
Looking for things to do in Puerto Rico on Halloween? Check out the parties and events that will help you celebrate Halloween in Puerto RIco.
The Dragonfly Combo: A San Juan Restaurant and...
A review of one of Puerto Rico's hottest spots for a great meal and a funky late-night hangout. Dragonfly is not just a San Juan restaurant and lounge; it's a hip, happening infusion of Asian and Puerto Rican style and taste.
Sports in Puerto Rico: Where to Play, What to...
A listing of sports in Puerto Rico, including what to see, where to go, and the island's biggest events in baseball, sailing, surfing, golf, and more.
Chuletas Can Can
A musical-sounding name for a local classic: Puerto Rican-style pork chops.
Visiting the Home of Ponce de León at La...
A museum in Old San Juan that was once the home of Ponce de Leon's family, La Casa Blanca is one of the oldest residences in Puerto Rico and the first fort of the old city.
10 Restaurants to Try in Old San Juan
There are many outstanding restaurants in San Juan to choose from. Get to know 10 of the best eateries in Old San Juan.
Five things to do in Metropolitan San Juan
Five things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico's vibrant, multifaceted capital that offers so much that it is, by itself, one of Puerto Rico's tourist regions.
The Beaches of Culebra
Ah, the beaches of Culebra. Some would argue it's the main reason tourists flock to this rustic paradise by the plane- and ferry-loads. Here's a closer look at some of the best stretches of golden sand on, and off, the island.
How to Get Around in Puerto Rico
Need help getting around Puerto Rico? Here are your transportation options on the ground, including ferries taxis, and airlines that service the island.
Puerto Rico Hotels - Best Hotels to Party in...
There are all kinds of hotels in Puerto Rico, but these ones are on the top of my list to visit when I'm looking for a party, a place to hang out at night, or a special event bash.
Reinventing 'Rican Seafood: Aguaviva Makes a...
Aguaviva leads the vanguard of creative fusion cooking in San Juan. From its funky aquarium-cool decor to its delicious seafood creations, it's one of the freshest places in town.
Review of El Jibarito Restaurant in Old San Juan
A review of the authentic, colorful and pure Puerto Rican El Jibarito Restaurant in Old San Juan.
Isla Verde Beach
Ah, the beaches of Puerto Rico. Soft, white sands, turquoise waters, and near-perfect weather nearly all the time. The island's most marketable asset doesn't disappoint, and there are over 230 miles of them for you to explore. Let this guide be your visual introduction to some of Puerto Rico's most beautiful beaches. Page 24.
The Arecibo Observatory: A Marvel of Science...
A description of the Arecibo Observatory, the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope, including how to get there and tour companies offering tours to the site.
Salsa at the Nuyorican Cafe in Old San Juan
The Nuyorican Cafe is an Old San Juan institution, a place where the locals gather for great live music, affordable drinks, and plenty of salsa.
Top Natural Attractions in Puerto Rico
A description of the best natural attractions around the island. From a one-of-akind rainforest to a 22-mile undersea wall, Puerto Rico has its share of beautiful, unique, and breathtaking natural wonders.
Your Friendly Neighborhood Puerto Rico Tourism...
A listing of Puerto Rico Tourism Company Offices in North America, where you can pick up brochures and ask questions about traveling to Puerto Rico.
Great Restaurants in San Juan for Lunch
My list of the best restaurants to grab lunch in San Juan, whether you're on the go and want a quick bite or prefer to take a lengthy break and enjoy a lively, vibrant spot.
Turtle Watching in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has long been a haven for nesting turtles. Check out where to go and where to stay if you want to participate in turtle watching on the island.
5 Reasons to Visit Rincón and Puerto...
Rincón has long been known as the surfing capital of the Caribbean. But there is more to this west coast town than its gnarly waves.
What to See and Do in Puerto Rico in February...
February is a busy month in Puerto Rico. Enjoy events and special occasions including Valentine's Day, the Ponce Carnival and the Casals Festival.
The Early History of Puerto Rico
A brief history of Puerto Rico's discovery by Columbus and founding as a colony by Juan Ponce de Leon.
Puerto Rican Beaches Best Seen From a Kayak
Kayaking is a popular pastime in Puerto Rico, and there are many providers and destinations around the island that offer kayak tours and rentals. Here are some of the best.
Bahía Salinas - Salt Flats and White Beach
Ah, the beaches of Puerto Rico. Soft, white sands, turquoise waters, and near-perfect weather nearly all the time. The island's most marketable asset doesn't disappoint, and there are over 230 miles of them for you to explore. Let this guide be your visual introduction to some of Puerto Rico's most beautiful beaches. Page 16.
A Review of the Camuy Caves in Puerto Rico
Among Puerto Rico's many natural wonders, the Camuy Caves are among its most unique, ancient, and wondrous.
Spending A Weekend on Vieques Island
Vieques is a small island; people go there to get away from the world, to relax on a beach, and to visit a natural wonder. This three-day itinerary will help you get the most out of a weekend on Vieques Island.
Chayanne and Daddy Yankee on Tour in 2015
Two icons of Puerto Rican music are on tour in 2015. Check out where Chayanne and Daddy Yankee will be touring this year!
Zipline Adventures in Puerto Rico
A list of tour companies that offer zipline, rappelling, and other adrenaline-pumping excursions into Puerto Rico's interior.
Puerto Rico Hotels
Puerto Rico's lodging options for guests range from ultra-chic boutique hotels to sprawling resorts to
Best Honeymoon Destinations in Puerto Rico
A list of the best honeymoon destinations in Puerto Rico, whether you crave the romance of an old colonial city, the azure waters of a world-class beach, or the lush seclusion of the rainforest.
The Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of the Horned Dorset Primavera in Rincón, along with ten reasons why I consider it the best hotel in Puerto Rico. For an unforgettable intimate retreat, you can't beat this one-of-a-kind boutique property.
Not Just a Backpacker Special: Cheap (But Good)...
Whether you're a student counting every dollar or simply a budget traveler, these lodging options are some of the most wallet-friendly beds in Puerto Rico.
Toro Verde's Zipline Adventure in Puerto Rico
A brief introduction to Toro Verde
Unusual Puerto Rico
A gallery of some of the unusual aspects of Puerto Rico that help make it such a rich destination for adventurers and tourists from all over the world.
One of Old San Juan's Most Beautiful Sculptures...
A visual tour of Old San Juan, including some of its most historic buildings and monuments. Page 2.
The Parrot Club: A Tropical Tradition Among San...
The Parrot Club is a mainstay of the Puerto Rico dining circuit. Located on trendy Fortaleza Street, it has been delighting locals and tourists alike with excellent Puerto Rican classics in a relaxed, fun, and pleasant environment.
Asopao is a kind of stew that is considered the most traditional Puerto Rican dish. Usually made with chicken or seafood, asopao is like meatloaf, in that there are many varieties and “special recipe” versions of the dish.
Flying Into Puerto Rico
Basic details about air travel to Puerto Rico, including flights to Puerto Rico, airport information, and air traffic information.
Fashion Shopping in San Juan: 10 Unique Boutiques
Ten fashion boutiques worth a browse when you go shopping in San Juan.
Punta Tuna
Ah, the beaches of Puerto Rico. Soft, white sands, turquoise waters, and near-perfect weather nearly all the time. The island's most marketable asset doesn't disappoint, and there are over 230 miles of them for you to explore. Let this guide be your visual introduction to some of Puerto Rico's most beautiful beaches. Page 17.
The Food of Christmas in Puerto Rico
As with any major holiday, Puerto Ricans have a particular menu for Christmas. Not surprisingly, a certain roast suckling pig everyone knows and loves makes an appearance, but so do pasteles and tembleque and the 'Rican version of egg nog.
Beyond Bakeries: A Guide to Puerto Rico's...
A panadería is a bakery, and in Puerto Rico it's practically an institution. Equally popular in the big cities and small towns, panaderías specialize in local pastries, basic groceries, deli meats and cheeses, and a wide variety of sandwiches. For the tourist who wants to experience the local flavor, Puerto Rico's panaderías are a must-visit destination for lunch or dinner.
Five Unique Places to Get Married in Puerto Rico
A list of five unforgettable tropical venues where you can have your wedding. If you want to get married in Puerto Rico, these locations will make your Caribbean destination dreams come true.
Discovering Guavate, Puerto Rico's Ruta del...
Guavate has gained international fame for its Ruta del Lechón, a winding road that takes you to what many feel is the best Roast Suckling Pig in the world.
Piña Colada: A Recipe for a Puerto Rican...
A recipe for making Piña Colada, taken from the restaurant in Old San Juan where the cocktail was first made: Barrachina.
San Juan Neighborhoods: Guide to Santurce
A complete guide to Santurce, one of San Juan's less touristic neighborhoods, but an area with plenty of character, cultural attractions and local hangouts.
7 Water Sports to Try in Puerto Rico
There are many water sports to enjoy in Puerto Rico. From Paddle boarding to Scuba diving, discover all the fun the island's waters have to offer.
November Calendar of Events
A list of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico in November. Enjoy the beginning of the Christmas season, Thanksgiving Puerto Rico style, and more.
Arroz Con Gandules
Arroz con Gandules is Puerto Rico's national dish, a simple combination of rice, sofrito, ham, and pigeon peas.
What Foods to Order at a Puerto Rican Restaurant
A handy reference to help you decipher what's on a typical menu at a Puerto Rican restaurant; these foods represent the most authentic dishes on the island.
History and Luxury Make El Convento an Icon...
Hotel El Convento is one of Old San Juan's most desirable places to stay. Its combination of Old-World charm and modern comfort is unparalleled, and its service, quality and prime location help put it in a class of its own.
Culebra's Paradise: Flamenco Beach
Culebra Island's most dazzling asset, Flamenco Beach has been counted among the world's best. One trip will be enough to make you a fan for life.
December Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
A listing of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico throughout December. It's Christmastime, New Year's Eve, and there are parties, concerts, culinary fests and more to look forward to.
Where to Play Golf in Puerto Rico
Combining the visual cornucopia of its environment with courses designed by some of the biggest names in the business, here are the island's best courses.
Recipe for Puerto Rican Lechon, Roast Suckling...
A recipe for Lechón, Puerto Rico's beloved roast suckling pig. This dish typifies local cuisine and is practically a Sunday ritual among Puerto Rican families.
Bahía Sucia - The Not-So-Dirty Beach
Ah, the beaches of Puerto Rico. Soft, white sands, turquoise waters, and near-perfect weather nearly all the time. The island's most marketable asset doesn't disappoint, and there are over 230 miles of them for you to explore. Let this guide be your visual introduction to some of Puerto Rico's most beautiful beaches. Page 15.
Love Life at the Most Romantic Hotels in Puerto...
Puerto Rico has all the elements for a romantic escape: idyllic beaches, tropical weather, all kinds of entertainment, and gourmet dining. Of course, it also has some fine hotels that are sure to kindle a few sparks. Book that special place for that special occasion. If it's romance you're looking for, these hotels will help you set the mood.

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