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Zain Deane

Updated Articles and Resources

By Zain Deane

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Visiting the Mercado Urbano in San Juan Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Visit the Mercado Urbano and discover a market like no other. Enjoy browsing local arts and crafts, food and other goodies at this lively market.
    • Alexander Cruz's Birds of Puerto Rico Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Puerto Rico has a rich and fine artistic tradition. Meet Alexander Cruz, a gifted painter and ambassador of Puerto Rico's artistic heritage.
    • July Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico Created: Sunday, June 28, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      A list of festivals, holidays and events throughout Puerto Rico in July. An internationally known salsa event highlights a month full of celebrations.
    • Before You Book Your Hotel, Here's a Tip on Where to Stay in Culebra Created: Thursday, November 01, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Ready to plan your trip to Culebra? Well, before you make your hotel reservation, consider an alternative: this island has a number of million-dollar homes that you can rent on a weekly (and someti...
    • 7 Days in Paradise: An Itinerary for Your Puerto Rico Vacation Created: Friday, April 25, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      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.
    • October Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico Created: Friday, September 25, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      A listing of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico throughout October." itemprop="description"> Saturday, March 24, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.
    • San Juan's Festival of Saint John the Baptist Created: Saturday, June 08, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The Fiesta de San Juan Bautista, or Saint John the Baptist Festival, is one of the most important cultural events on the island. Find out what to do and where to celebrate the holiday.
    • 10 Ecotours in Puerto Rico Created: Saturday, November 17, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      For anyone who likes to leave as small a footprint as possible when they travel, you'll be happy to know that many tour companies in Puerto Rico are all about promoting and practicing ecotourism su...
    • Salsa at the Nuyorican Cafe in Old San Juan Created: Thursday, February 25, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.
    • May 2014 Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico Created: Saturday, May 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      In May, Puerto Rico celebrates everything from its roots to its geeks (and I mean that in the best way); we're talking patron saint festivals, summer beach parties, artisan festivals, and Comiccon!
    • Recipe for Puerto Rican Sofrito Created: Tuesday, May 04, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A recipe for sofrito, the mix of herbs and vegetables that forms the base of most Puerto Rican cooking.
    • August Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico Created: Sunday, July 26, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A listing of festivals, holidays and events throughout Puerto Rico in August." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      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 k...
    • Beyond Bakeries: A Guide to Puerto Rico's Panaderías Created: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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 grocerie...
    • Castillo de San Cristóbal: The Largest of the San Juan Forts Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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.
    • Recipe for Puerto Rican Lechon, Roast Suckling Pig Created: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      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.
    • Piña Colada: A Recipe for a Puerto Rican Classic Created: Thursday, December 04, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A recipe for making Piña Colada, taken from the restaurant in Old San Juan where the cocktail was first made: Barrachina.
    • A Walking Tour of Old San Juan Created: Sunday, November 11, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      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.
    • A Weekend in Puerto Rico: A 3-Day Itinerary Created: Monday, November 12, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      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.
    • Booking Your Puerto Rico Vacation Created: Saturday, July 11, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Search for the best prices on flights, hotels, and car rentals around Puerto Rico as well as cruises to the Caribbean.
    • Outlet Shopping in Puerto Rico at Premium Outlets Created: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      If you like outlet shopping, head to Premium Outlets in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Located between San Juan and Arecibo, it features some of the best and most popular brands around at great prices.
    • Review of Blu Guayaba Restaurant in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico Created: Saturday, July 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of Chef Alexis Torres' funky Blu Guayaba restaurant, which specializes in creative Caribbean cuisine.
    • Review of El Conquistador Resort Hotel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico Created: Saturday, April 16, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      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.
    • Review of Club Seabourne Hotel in Culebra Created: Saturday, April 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the Caribbean chic and boutique Club Seabourne, Culebra's most elegant hotel and restaurant.
    • Review of Mamacita's Hotel in Culebra Created: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review Mamacita's Guesthouse, one of Culebra's most representative and popular hotels.
    • Review of La Concha Resort in San Juan Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the stylish, hip and hopping La Concha Resort in Condado, San Juan.
    • A Review of Hotel Casablanca in Old San Juan Created: Saturday, March 05, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the charming boutique Hotel Casablanca in Old San Juan
    • Review of the W Retreat & Spa, Vieques' most luxurious hotel Created: Monday, February 28, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the W Retreat & Spa, a chic, unique, and sleek luxury hotel on Vieques Island.
    • Review of the Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel Created: Saturday, February 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the elegant Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel.
    • Review of Malecón House Hotel in Vieques Created: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the Malecón House, a boutique hotel in Esperanza, Vieques.
    • Review of Hotel Meliá in Ponce, Puerto Rico Created: Saturday, August 15, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A review of the Hotel Meliá, a family-run institution that exemplifies the old-fashioned charm of Ponce, Puerto Rico's picturesque second city.

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