Puerto Rico Travel Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

How Safe Is Puerto Rico?
A list of frequently asked questions about safety in Puerto Rico, including details on crime, health, and emergency numbers.

The Best Hotels in Puerto Rico
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 Best of Puerto Rico
Not sure what to do once you get here? Want to know where to eat, stay, and play? You've come to the right place.

Outstanding Outdoor Activities in Puerto Rico
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.

Best Places to Buy Puerto Rican Souvenirs
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.

Cheap Eats: Great Bargain Restaurants in San Juan
A list of bargain restaurants​ in San Juan, including cheap but tasty eateries in Old San Juan, Ocean Park, Isla Verde and Santurce.

The Story Behind the Vejigante Mask of Puerto Rico
The Vejigante Mask is one of Puerto Rico's most colorful arts and crafts. Learn the story behind these vibrant creations.

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.

Safety Tips for Travelers to Puerto Rico
While Puerto Rico is relatively safe, crime does exist.Tourists must exercise some caution. Here is a list of tips and suggestions for staying safe.

El Morro: The Most Popular Historic Site in Puerto Rico
Information on visiting Old San Juan's ancient fortress, one of the island's cultural treasures and the most popular historic site in Puerto Rico.

Where to Play Golf in Puerto Rico
Combining the environment with courses designed by some of the biggest names in the business, here are Puerto Rico's best golf courses.

Romantic Things to Do in Puerto Rico
Here are a few ideas to spur your romantic island escape to Puerto Rico, including horseback riding on the beach, dancing salsa, and catching a show.

What to Do While 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.

Terrific Tours in Puerto Rico
Here are tours that bring you the best of Puerto Rico's cultural, natural, culinary and adventurous attractions.

Things to Do in Isabela, Puerto Rico
Located on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico, Isabela is known for its local cheese, Paso Fino horses, and cultural and natural attractions.

Updated Marriage Requirements for Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico revised its marriage requirements making it easier than ever to get married on the island. Here's what you need to know.

Puerto Rico Activities - Activities in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is a diverse island. From the sea to the mountain and the beach to the rainforest, there is a full range of things to do. Activities in Puerto Rico encompass sport, leisure, sightseeing, ecotourism, gambling, nightlife and much, much more. And this is the place to find it all.

Puerto Rico's Aquatic Excursions
If you enjoy being on the water, you'll find new ways to love this island. Surfing, sailing, fishing, and boating are world-class here, and beneath the surface, Puerto Rico's underwater kingdom shares its dazzling bounty with divers and snorkelers.

Puerto Rico for Golfers
Rich soil, temperate climate, warm sun and a variety of natural landscapes: these conditions make for good golfing, and Puerto Rico has some of the finest courses in the Caribbean. Check out what the island has to offer come tee-time.

San Juan Activities - Activities in San Juan
San Juan is the bubbling, beating heart of Puerto Rico, and naturally offers an incredible array of activities for tourists. Whether your interests lie on the beach or in a 400-year old castle, in a jewelry store or at a blackjack table, you will have fun in this city.

Tour and Tour Guides
Puerto Rico not only offers a diversity of adventures, excursions and experiences; it also has several tour guides and companies to help you see and do it all when you visit.

The Most Romantic Restaurants in San Juan
These San Juan restaurants offer the ambiance, superior cuisine and top-class service that you're looking for when nothing less than the best will do.

The Bacardi Distillery Tour in Puerto Rico
An overview of the free Bacardi's massive distillery tour, which presents an interesting family history, an island tradition, and free samples!

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.

Which of Puerto Rico's Beaches Is Best for 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.

Biobays in Puerto Rico - Travel Guide
An overview of Puerto Rico's three bioluminescent​ bays, and the unforgettable (but varying) glow-in-the-dark experiences they offer.

Puerto Rico's Best Cocktails - Alcohol Alchemists
A listing of Puerto Rico's best cocktails and drinks found in some of the island's hottest hotels, bars, and lounges.

Placing Bets at Top Casino Hotels in San Juan
Here is a listing of the best casino hotels in San Juan, including Isla Verde, Condado and Old San Juan.

Puerto Rico Cities and Towns – Cities and Towns in Puerto Rico
A listing of the cities, towns and destinations that make up Puerto Rico. There's San Juan, the bustling, vibrant, historic capital. Vieques and Culebra are two small islands that provide a whole new Puerto Rican experience; and the interior has its share of treasures, from the dazzling beaches of the west coast to the lush beauty of the El Yunque Reainforest.

Puerto Rico at Its Rustic Best
Puerto Rico is home to lavish resorts, tourist-driven cities and top-class amenities. But there is another side of the island that exudes a humble, countryside charm. If you're willing to explore, you'll soon discover there is much more to this destination than its monuments, casinos and beaches.

Day Trips from San Juan
While there is enough in San Juan to keep you occupied for weeks, there are also worthy natural, scientific, and cultural places of interest a short drive away. Here are a few day trips from the capital city that show a different side of Puerto Rico.

San Juan Day Trips - Day Trips from San Juan
There are plenty of activities for tourists visiting San Juan. But there are also a whole menu of activities once you leave its borders. Here are a few suggestions for day trips you can take from Puerto Rico's capital.

The Island's Biggest Events and Holidays
Puerto Ricans know how to party, and there is always something to party about. Whether it's a demon-mask carnival, a parade in honor of a patron saint, or the most influential classical music event in the Caribbean, you'll find it's all happening somewhere on the island.

How to Celebrate a Puerto Rican Thanksgiving
A description of a typical Puerto Rican Thanksgiving​, focusing on the most important element: the feast.

Piñones Offers a Sunny, Sandy Day Trip from San Juan
You don't have to go far to experience Puerto Rico at its greasiest, crispiest best. Head out to Pinones, and pick your favorite seaside restaurant.

The Top Hotels in Vieques, Puerto Rico
The hotels in Vieques encompass everything from budget guesthouse to architectural wonder; here's a list of the best inns and hotels in the area.

The Top 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 and programs, and family specials.

Puerto Rican Food - Chuletas Can Can
Definition of Chuletas Can-Can- A musical-sounding name for a local classic: Puerto Rican-style pork chops.

Where to Go Shopping in San Juan, Puerto Rico
A guide to San Juan's main shopping areas, including where to go for high fashion, souvenirs, jewelry, bargains, and art, among other items.

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 the best hotspots in the capital.

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.

Common Phrases & Sayings to Help You Speak Puerto Rican
From pickup lines to insults, knowing a few of these sayings will help you communicate with, understand, and maybe even surprise local Puerto Ricans.

The List: The Best Places in Puerto Rico to...
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.

Major Festivals and Holidays 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 of Puerto Rico
A taste of the rich mythology and folklore of Puerto Rico, including Indian legends, forbidden romance, blood-sucking monsters and religious miracles.

San Juan: Puerto Rico's Capital City
San Juan is the largest city in the Caribbean and the center of culture, art, and history in Puerto Rico. With romantic and historic Old San Juan, dazzling beaches, resort casinos, and ancient monuments, the city offers something for everyone. It's no wonder that this is where people come to explore, to experience, and to play.

Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico in Hurricane Season
Hurricane season isn't the best time to visit the Caribbean, but take a closer look at why Puerto Rico might be an excellent off-season destination.

Where to Go Out at Night
When the Sun goes down, San Juan heats up. Clubs, lounges, and bars remain open until the wee hours. Find out where to go to Salsa the night away, relax in a sophisticated lounge, or go on an old-fashioned pub crawl.

Top Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico
These San Juan restaurants run the gamut from offerings by award-winning master chefs, creative fusion concepts, and one local favorite.

Best Clubs and Nightlife in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Many Puerto Ricans tend to gravitate toward smaller venues, the San Juan nightclubs still draw heavy crowds that keep the party going until dawn.

History and Meaning of Three Kings Day in Puerto Rico
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 culture.

A Look at Puerto Rico's Past and Present
Puerto Rico is a fascinating destination with a proud heritage that celebrates the Indian, Spanish, African, and American people who have helped shape it. Explore the island's rich history, from its origins as a Spanish military outpost to its present status as a U.S. Commonwealth.

From Columbus to Commonwealth
Knowing Puerto Rico’s past is integral to understanding the cultural, political, and social dynamic of the island today. It is a story of three peoples: the native Indians who called it home, the Spanish invaders (who brought the African slaves), and the Americans.

Details On Local Food, Customs, Beliefs, Fashion, Dance, Music
Get to know Puerto Rico! This section gives you a brief overview of the island's culture, including the local cuisine, fashion, customs, beliefs, and music and dance.

Top Points of Interest and Attractions in Puerto Rico
Here are some of the best sights in Puerto Rico, including an ancient fortress, a bioluminescent bay and more.

The Best Foods 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.

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Puerto Rico
Here is information on when to go, what to pack, and what you need to know before you travel to Puerto Rico.

The Relationship Between Puerto Rico and the U.S.
A description of the relationship between Puerto Rico and the U.S., including citizenship, taxes, local views on statehood, and political affiliation.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 3.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 11.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 12.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 4.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 7.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 8.

Puerto Rican Food - Saborea! Puerto Rico's Fabulous Food Festival
Images from Saborea 2010, Puerto Rico's star-studded culinary festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, the event drew some of the best chefs from Puerto Rico and around the world for a weekend of world-class food, live demo kitchen seminars, plenty of after-parties, and no shortage of Puerto Rican rum! Page 5.

San Juan Tours - Review of the Flavors of San Juan Tour
A Review of the Flavors of San Juan Tour, a leisurely cultural, historic, and above all culinary romp through the streets and restaurants of the old city.

Puerto Rico Food and Dining - Food and Dining in Puerto Rico
A full listing of food and dining in Puerto Rico, from neighborhood inns where the food consists of delicious local staples like mofongo to exotic nouveau cuisine to deep-fried street food. This page contains recipes, dishes, restaurant reviews and a culinary glossary of all foods Puerto Rican.

Food in Puerto Rico - Glossary of Culinary Terms
Never be stumped by a Puerto Rican menu again! This strictly boricua glossary of cooking terms, common dishes and local ingredients will help you navigate your way to an excellent meal.

Restaurants in Puerto Rico
Reviews, lists and links to restaurants around the island, from rustic beachside eateries to roadside snack destinations to fine-dining institutions.

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.

A Weekend in Vieques - Day Two: Exploring the Island
Day Two in Vieques can be spent adventuring and exploring the island's better known - and lesser known - attractions: black sand beaches, abandoned military bunkers, a super-long fishing pier to nowhere, and hard-to-find ruins are among the sights you'll see here. When the sun goes down, you'll be ready to glow in the dark.

A Weekend in Vieques - Day Two: A Magical Night
Some say that nightlife in Vieques is nearly nonexistent. I disagree. It's true that this is not the place to go gambling or clubbing. But you can visit one of Puerto Rico's greatest natural treasures here, and then cap it off at a hip bar that could belong as easily in San Juan as Vieques.

A Weekend in Vieques - Day Three: Isabel II
Your last day in Vieques can be spent either by taking a guided tour under or over water, or exploring Isabel II. Like the rest of the island, there are some unexpected attractions in Vieques' main town. Rustic bars, a small Spanish colonial fort, and a small but lovely lighthouse are all within a short drive from the center of town.

A Weekend in Vieques - Day One: Settling in and Hitting the Beach
On your first day in Vieques, you'll want to get to your hotel, rent a car or jeep, and then get out to enjoy the island's pristine beaches.

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.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S. Page 4.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S. Page 3.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S. Page 6.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S. Page 2.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S. Page 7.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S.

Athletes of Puerto Rico - Familiar Faces: Athletes of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S. Page 5.

Athletes of Puerto Rico: Familiar Faces
An image gallery of famous Puerto Rican athletes from mainstream sports in the U.S.

Castillo Serralles Ponce - The Japanese Gardens at Castillo Serrallés
The Japanese Gardens at Castillo Serrallés

Castillo Serralles Ponce - The Gardens of Castillo Serrallés
The Gardens of Castillo Serrallés

Castillo Serralles Ponce - Inside Castillo Serrallés
Inside Castillo Serrallés

Castillo Serralles Ponce - The Vigía Cross at Castillo Serrallés
The Vigía Cross. Puerto Rico Travel.

Visiting Ponce's Majestic Castillo Serrallés
An introduction to Castillo Serrallés

Culebra - Day Three: Before You Get Off the Island
Before you leave, spend the morning hiking to a remote but beautiful beach where you might be the only visitor that day. Then explore the town of Dewey and check out some of its gift shops before saying goodbye to Culebra.

Spending a Weekend on Culebra Island
A short plane-ride (and rather longer ferry-ride) away from mainland Puerto Rico, the island of Culebra is a lost-in-time retreat. Different from both sister island Vieques and the rest of Puerto Rico, Culebra has its a special appeal to those who can forego the fancy resort-life in exchange for a more laid back, rustic experience. This three-day itinerary will help you enjoy a weekend on Culebra Island and get acquainted with Puerto Rico's unpolished jewel.

Culebra - Day One: Ferries, Flights, and Flamenco
On your first day in Culebra, you'll want to get to your hotel, pick up your car or jeep rental, and then head out to Flamenco Beach, Culebra's star attraction.

Culebra - Day Two: Getting Off the Island
On Day Two, you'll celebrate Culebra by getting off Culebra and enjoying the nature around you. Diving, snorkeling, fishing, and day trips to one of the islands keys are among the highlights of any visit to Culebra.

Five 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.

Meet the Plantain: a Staple of Puerto Rican Food
The humble plantain is used in many of my favorite foods of Puerto Rico. Enjoy mofongo, tostones, pastelón, amarillos, arañitas, and more with this versatile fruit.

Health and Safety Risks in Puerto Rico
A list of health safety risks for travelers who are visiting Puerto Rico.

Theaters and Concerts in San Juan
A list of theaters, concerts and performing arts venues where you can watch the biggest shows, plays and productions in San Juan.

Ghosts of San Juan: Haunted Places in Puerto Rico
Is San Juan haunted? You bet! Here are some of the most popular ghost stories and sightings from the old city.

Things to Do in Central Region PR, Including Mayaguez
Puerto Rico's least-visited region offers pleasant surprises including two fantastic adventure travel destinations, an ice cream shop like no other, and a culinary journey to the land of roast suckling pork.

5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Puerto Rico
Christmas is a long and festive season in Puerto Rico, beginning after Thanksgiving and stretching beyond Three Kings Day on January 6. Here are five unique ways to celebrate if you're spending the holidays in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Wedding Planners
A list of some of the best wedding planners and caterers in Puerto Rico to help you plan the perfect destination wedding on the island.

Reasons to Visit El Conquistador Resort and Palomino Island
From the water park to the private island, I can give you 5 reasons why the Waldorf Astoria's El Conquistador in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, is the most complete resort in Puerto Rico.

Movies Set or Filmed in Puerto Rico
Not only does Puerto Rico have movie stars, it is one. Here are just a few blockbusters that have been shot around the island.

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.

Christmas Food 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.

Hotels in Ponce - Hotels in Ponce
Hotels in Ponce, Puerto Rico's Second City and the Pearl of the South

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.

Activities and Fun Things to Do in Vieques
Activities in Vieques go far beyond the spectacular beaches, snorkeling and scuba. There are bioluminescent bays to see, ruins to explore, tremendous natural beauty to enjoy, and much more.

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.

Getting Married: Puerto Rico Wedding Locations
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.

Where (and What) to Eat on Christmas in San Juan
Everything you need to know about Christmas dining in Puerto Rico, from the classic recipes to which San Juan restaurants are open and serving the rich, hearty, and delicious food that fuels the season.

Best Party Hotels in Puerto Rico
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.

Eight Reasons to Visit Culebra, Puerto Rico
A list of eight things you should do while you're on the island of Culebra, including activities, dining, nightlife, and underwater exploration.

Flip-Flop Dining: Five Low-Key Restaurants in Culebra
A list of Culebra restaurants with a casual atmosphere, great food and a fun vibe.

From Botello to Basquiat: Art Galleries of Old San Juan
Among Old San Juan's most inspired cultural attributes is its teeming arts scene. The Art galleries of Old San Juan vary from hole-in-the-wall exhibitions to elegant, opulent spaces. Local artists are flourishing and are well represented, and the quality of the work you'll find here is excellent.

Exploring the Nightlife: 7 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.

10 Restaurants to Try in Condado, San Juan
Condado is a San Juan neighborhood known for its luxury boutiques, resort hotels and fine eateries. Discover 10 restaurants worth visiting in Condado.

Halloween Parties and Events in Puerto Rico
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.

5 Reasons to Visit Guanica Puerto Rico
There are several reasons to visit Guánica, in the southwest corner of Puerto Rico. Visit a dry forest, Caribbean beaches, a local winery and more in Guánica.

5 Places to Get Engaged in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is synonymous with romance. If you want to get engaged here, I recommend these 10 romantic, scenic and memorable spots for an unforgettable proposal.

10 Things You Can Do On Your Puerto Rican Vacation
Thought you knew all about what Puerto Rico has to offer? Check again: here are 10 things you never knew you could do on your Puerto Rican vacation.

Best Beachfront Hotels in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico's beachfront hotels bring you the best of the Caribbean and the Atlantic. Check in at these 12 hotels by the beach.

Juana Diaz Puerto Rico - Home of the Three Kings
The small town of Juana Díaz, on Puerto Rico's south coast, is known throughout Puerto Rico as the island's Bethlehem. Welcome to the home of the Three Kings.

Cafe Mallorca: Puerto Rican Restaurant in San Juan
Cafeteria Mallorca is a humble diner in the heart of Old San Juan that serves tasty, simple and typical breakfast and lunch fare.

Review of Bebo's Cafe in Santurce, San Juan
For pure Puerto Rican food with few frills and plenty of taste, make your way to Bebo's Cafe in Santurce, San Juan.

San Sebastián Festival in San Juan, Puerto Rico
The San Sebastián Festival in San Juan has become one of Puerto Rico's most celebrated, well-attended, and culturally relevant events. It's a great time to be in the old city to celebrate the isalnd's folklore and heritage with thousands of locals and visitors.

How to 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.

Flamenco Show and Dinner Tour in Old San Juan
A speical tour from Flavors of San Juan combines an authhentic Spanish dinner and flamenco show in Old San Juan.

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.

Adventure Tours in Puerto Rico - Aventuras Tierra Adentro
If you crave adventure, want to get your adrenaline pumping, and don't mind taking a few risks, you're going to love what Aventuras Tierra Adentro has to offer you: it's one of the most exciting things to do in Puerto Rico.

The Parrot Club: A Tradition Among San Juan Restaurants
The Parrot Club Old San Juan is a mainstay of the Puerto Rico dining circuit. Learn more about this crowd favorite on Fortaleza Street.

Visiting the Home of Ponce de Leon at La Casa Blanca
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.

Review of El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel
Review of the El San Juan Hotel & Casino, including restaurants, shopping, casino and nightlife.

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.

Nighttime Tour of Puerto Rico's Capital San Juan
A pleasant, two-hour walking tour of the Old City,

The Story Behind the Santos of Puerto Rico
Santos, or hand-carved figurines of saints, represent one of Puerto Rico's most beautiful arts and crafts.

Visiting La Fortaleza in Old San Juan
La Fortaleza in Old San Juan is not just a trip to the oldest governor's mansion in the western hemisphere. It's a journey into the sumptuous world of Puerto Rico's past.

Guide to Hato Rey, San Juan Neighborhood
A complete guide to Hato Rey, the San Juan neighborhood that's home to the Golden Mile financial district and the largest mall in the Caribbean.

Visitors Guide to Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
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.

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.

Information About Surfing in San Juan
Puerto Rico's west coast is universally acknowledged as the surfing capital of the island, and one of the best spots to hit the waves in the Caribbean (some say the world). But that doesn't mean you can't surf, or learn to surf, in San Juan. Wow Surfing, a school run by a pro surfer and his capable, qualified instructors in Isla Verde, will teach you everything from the basics to expert techniques. Whatever you choose to learn, you'll probably have a ton of fun, and you'll be in good hands.

San Juan Neighborhoods: Guide to Miramar
A complete guide to Miramar, a business center that's making major tourism strides, thanks to its convention center, nautical club, and fine restaurants.

Ocean Park Neighborhood in San Juan, Puerto Rico
A complete guide to Ocean Park, a laid back community that lies between Condado and Isla Verde. A a favorite of anyone who wants to get away from it all.

Guide to Río Piedras, San Juan Neighborhood
A complete guide to Río Piedras, the San Juan neighborhood dominated by the University of Puerto Rico. Just because it's a college town doesn't mean Río Piedras has nothing to offer; with botanical gardens, stadiums, a lovely park and a fine museum, there are reasons to venture out here.

Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico during November
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.

January Calendar of Holidays and Events in Puerto Rico
Listing of festivals, holidays and events throughout Puerto Rico in Jaanuary.

September Calendar of Events 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.

January Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
A listing of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico throughout January. It's still Christmastime on the island, and the Three Kings are on their way. But it's also the month for patron saints, especially in Old San Juan.

Visiting Bahia Urbana Attractions in San Juan
Bahia Urbana is a new urban project that combines living spaces, parks, retail and hotel accommodations. Lean more about Bahia Urbana.

The Language and Sayings of Puerto Rico
Learn how to speak like a Puerto Rican ... or at least, to interpret what they're saying, with this helpful glossary on the language and sayings of Puerto Rico.

Review of the Guanica Dry State Forest
Discover the unique beauty of the Guánica State Forest. This subtropical dry forest, one of the natural wonders of Puerto Rico, is worth exploring.

Discovering Guavate, Puerto Rico's Ruta del Lechón
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.

Review of La Cueva del Mar Restaurant in San Juan
A review of La Cueva del Mar, a seafood restaurant in San Juan.

Coquí Tree Frog: Puerto Rico's Tiny, Musical Mascot
The coquí is a tiny tree frog and the source of a lovely melody you can hear all over the island. Learn more about the coquí.

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Places to Stay in Puerto Rico
Check out this comprehensive listing of Puerto Rico hotels, including reviews and

Puerto Rico Hotels - Hotels in Puerto Rico
A compilation of Puerto Rico hotels beyond San Juan, including Porta Del Sol, Porta Caribe, the islands of Vieques and Culebra, and Fajardo. Page 2.

Dragonfly San Juan: An Asian Puerto Rican Restaurant in Old San Juan
Dragonfly San Juan is one of Puerto Rico's best restaurants and a funky late-night hangout in SoFo. Enjoy Asian-Puerto Rican fusion in Old San Juan.

Traveling to Puerto Rico - Basic Facts and Figures About Traveling to Puerto Rico
Basic facts about Puerto Rico, including culture, climate, geography and crime. Before you travel, check out these Puerto Rico tourism statistics.

Top Five Puerto Rican Reggaeton Artists
A list of the best reggaetón artists in Puerto Rico (and the world).

Flamenco Beach - The Best Beach in Puerto Rico
Among all the beaches in Puerto Rico Flamenco Beach sets itself apart for sheer beauty, setting and size. Visit Culebra Island's most dazzling asset.

What is Lechon - Puerto Rican Food
What is lechon, you ask? Puerto Rico's most popular food is a spit-roasted suckling pig that is a classic dish at many local restaurants.

Arroz con Pollo - Puerto Rican Food
The old standby: arroz con pollo is a Spanish and Latin classic and a staple Puerto Rican food. Learn more about Puerto Rican arroz con pollo here.

Food Festivals in September 2015
Food festivals take place all over Puerto Rico. This September, check out some of the food fests that celebrate the flavors of the island.

February Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
February is a busy month in Puerto Rico. Enjoy events and special occasions including Valentine's Day, the Ponce Carnival and the Casals Festival.

Harry the Pelican Whisperer
If you're in Aguadilla, don't miss a trip to Crash Boat Beach. Here you can find Harry the

Donald Trump Wants to Buy Puerto Rico??
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.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

San Juan's Best Beaches
Welcome to San Juan! If it's the beach you're looking for, here are a few that invite you to enjoy golden sands the deep blue waters of the Atlantic.

Honeymoon in Puerto Rico - Jody's Honeymoon in Puerto Rico
Jody's Honeymoon in Puerto Rico concludes in Rincón, the idyllic western coast of the island where spectacular beaches, amazing snorkeling, and roadside eateries helped the couple end their vacation on a happy note. Page 3.

Honeymoon in Puerto Rico - Jody's Honeymoon in Puerto Rico
A detailed account of a reader's fabulous honeymoon in Puerto Rico, told in their own words. The couple visited San Juan, Vieques and Rincón over six days, and have plenty to report about their experience on the island.

Honeymoon in Puerto Rico - Jody's Honeymoon in Puerto Rico
Jody's honeymoon in Puerto Rico continues with a few lovely days in Vieques, marked by biobays, kayaks, and plenty of beach time! Page 2.

Summer in Puerto Rico: School is Out!
Are you spending your summer in Puerto Rico? If so, consider going back to school! Learn how to surf, kiteboard, dive and much more on the island.

Chayanne and Daddy Yankee 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!

An Itinerary for a Seven-Day Puerto Rico Vacation
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.

Puerto Rico Vacation Itinerary - Day 1: San Juan
Day 1 of the itinerary consists of arriving, checking in, and setting out to explore San Juan.

Old San Juan - Day Two: Old San Juan
On your second day, take a walking tour of Old San Juan and immerse yourself in the culture, beauty, and history of the colonial past.

Touring San Juan - Day Three: Touring San Juan
On your third day, enjoy what the rest of San Juan has to offer, including the beach, botanical garden, museums, shopping, dining, and nightlife.

San Juan Nightlife - Day Three (Continued): Enjoying the San Juan Nightlife
On your third night,treat yourself to a fine dinner and then ejoy the hopping san juan nightlife. Choose from bars, clubs, salsa cafes and lounges to keep you entertained.

Puerto Rico Vacation Itinerary - Day 4
Spend day four touring the Arecibo telescope and the Camuy Caves, then return for dinner in Ajili Mojili in Condado. Page 6 of 9.

Visiting El Yunque - Day 5: Visiting El Yunque
Day 5 will be spent visiting the El Yunque National Forest, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. Forest system. The journey can be combined with a trip to Luquillo and, for the ambitious, a midnight swim in the Fajardo biobay.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Day 6: Choose Your Adventure in Puerto Rico (Or Lack Thereof)
Day 6 will depend on your interests and desires. Those who want an adventure will find three kinds: sailing, diving/snorkeling, and canyoning. Those who prefer to take it easy will be able to relax and enjoy the city.

Leaving Puerto Rico - Day 7: Leaving Puerto Rico
On your last day, relax, finish your shopping, enjoy the city one last time and head to the airport.

Shopping in San Juan
From demon masks to diamonds, San Juan is a shopper's paradise. Jewelry stores abound, arts & crafts shops compete for your attention, and Puerto Rico's premier fashion designers have their boutiques here. And there is always the largest mall in the Caribbean ...

New Mall Invites Luxury Shopping in San Juan - Go Puerto Rico
The Mall of San Juan offers high-end shopping in San Juan. Check out the new stores and experiences at San Juan's newest luxury retail destination.

March Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
From rum and sangria fests, surfing events, a major boat show and two world-class sporting events, there is plenty going on in March all around Puerto Rico.

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Puerto Rico 2015
Enjoy a Valentine's Day to remember in Puerto Rico at these three restaurants in Puerto Rico. Celebrate this weekend with a special menu for lovers.

Where to Go Kayaking in Puerto Rico
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.

Ponce, Second City
Ponce, the second largest city in Puerto Rico, goes by many names.

Hotels in Ponce - Puerto Rico's Pearl of the South
Ponce is the picturesque and culturally rich Second City of Puerto Rico. Stay at one of these 5 hotels in Ponce to get the most out of your visit.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 3.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 7.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 5.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 4.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 6.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 8.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean. Page 2.

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 10.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 6.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 7.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 4.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 3.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 8.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 5.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 9.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more. Page 2.

The Many Landscapes of Puerto Rico
Writing about El Yunque National Forest for most of last week made me realize that most people who are interested in visiting Puerto Rico probably don't

Six Reasons Not to Visit Culebra
I know, I know ... this seems like an odd post for someone who is trying to promote tourism in Puerto Rico. But after I blogged about why you should visit

The Food of Puerto Rico
An image gallery of typical foods in Puerto Rico, and some not-so-typical fusion cuisine, that make this island a gastronomic center in the Caribbean.

Father's Day in Puerto Rico - 5 Ways to Celebrate Father's Day in Puerto Rico
If you're spending Father's Day in Puerto Rico, treat him to a special, and very Puerto Rican, treat. Here are five ideas on what to do to show Dad a good time on Father's Day.

Puerto Rico Vacation - 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.

Shopping in Puerto Rico - Christmas Shopping in Puerto Rico
A list of top holiday items to shop for this Christmas. The island has its own unique traditions and celebrations, as well as some typically Puerto Rican souvenirs and keepsakes to remind you of, or help you celebrate, a feliz navidad.

Adventure in Puerto Rico - Action, Adrenaline, and Adventure in Puerto Rico
An image gallery of activities for the adventurous and fun-loving, including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, rappelling, caving, and more.

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.

Luquillo - Day Two: Exploring Luquillo and Beyond
Day Two will be spent on Luquillo Beach, at the Luquillo kiosks, and at the Cabezas de San Juan

El Yunque - Day One: Beneath the Canopy of El Yunque
Spend the first day hiking the La Mina Trail to La Mina falls. For dinner, drive down to the Wyndham in nearby Rio Mar and enjoy the casino.

El Yunque - Leaving El Yunque
The last day at El Yunque should be spent hiking, enjoying nature, and listening to the music of the coquí.

Cruising Into Puerto Rico
Basic details about cruise travel to Puerto Rico, including which cruises travel to Puerto Rico, port information, and cruise traffic information.

El Yunque - Settling In at El Yunque
Before you get to El Yunque, grab sandwiches and groceries at Panadería Don Nico and settle in at your hotel.

Visiting El Yunque National Rainforest
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.

Day Two: Getting Out and About
Spend Day Two of your vacation getting out and about, visiting a tropical rainforest, a local beach, and, if you're up for it, a glow-in-the-dark lagoon.

Day Three: Rest, Relaxation and Retail
On Day Three, you'll take it easy, lounging on a beach and shopping in San Juan for a unique souvenir before you leave for the airport.

El Yunque National Forest - A Weekend In and Around El Yunque National Forest
A sample weekend itinerary in El Yunque, including step-by-step instructions on where to eat, hike, swim, play, and see historical monuments.

A Three-Day Weekend Itinerary in Puerto Rico
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.

Day One: Old San Juan
An intinerary for your first day in Puerto Rico, from arrival at the airport to a walking tour of San Juan to a night in a casino.

Guide to Puerta de Tierra - San Juan Neighborhoods: Guide to Puerta de Tierra
A complete guide to Puerta de Tierra, the bridge between Old San Juan and the rest of the capital. Puerta de Tierra is small, but it has some interesting destinations. It's also the home of Puerto Rico's goverment.

An Introduction to Puerto Rican Coffee
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.

San Juan Neighborhoods: Guide to Condado
A complete guide to Condado, one of San Juan's most exclusive districts thanks to its fashionable shopping, beautiful beach, and excellent dining.

Santurce Eating and Shopping (Travel Guide)
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.

Puerto Rico Rental Homes - Vacation Rental Homes in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico lodging isn't limited to hotels, resorts and guesthouses. There are also many vacation rentals to be found throughout the island. And this is a good place to find them.

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.

Five Ways to Have Fun in Puerto Rico on a Rainy Day
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.

Sports in Puerto Rico: Where to Play and What to Watch
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.

Sports in Puerto Rico: Where to Play and What to Watch
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.

Plan a Trip to Puerto Rico
Information, tips, and answers frequently asked questions to help you when planning your trip to Puerto Rico. From links to the most current weather conditions to suggested itineraries, you'll find what you need here.

Fun Activities for Kids in Puerto Rico
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.

Where to Go Jewelry Shopping in San Juan
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.

Ten Things You Probably Didn't Know About Puerto Rico
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.

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.

Christmas Dinner in San Juan: 2014 Edition
Looking for places to eat a traditional Christmas dinner in Puerto Rico? These restaurants offer a tasty feast for the holidays.

Beaches of Vieques Puerto Rico Guide
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.

Puerto Rico Travel Guide
Information on the must-see attractions, unique experiences, hidden treasures, and the best of Puerto Rico's lodging, dining, and entertainment.

February Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
February is a busy month in Puerto Rico. Enjoy events and special occasions including Valentine's Day, the Ponce Carnival and the Casals Festival.

New Years In Puerto Rico: 2015 Edition
Celebrate New Years in Puerto Rico at one of these hotels, which are rolling out the red carpet to close out 2014. Welcome 2015 in style!

Photos of Christmas in Old San Juan 2014
Christmas in Old San Juan is magical. Enjoy the lights and holiday displays in this photo gallery courtesy of Legends of Puerto Rico.

October - Puerto Rico Monthly Calendar of Events
A listing of festivals, holidays and events in Puerto Rico throughout October.

A Nightlife Guide to the 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.

Restaurants in San Juan - La Casita Blanca
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.

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.

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.

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.

Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico by Month
A comprehensive calendar of events throughout Puerto Rico, broken down by month, with links to the island's biggest parties and festivals.

Cheap (But Good) Hotels in San Juan
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.

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.

Day Trips From San Juan - Puerto Rico Vacations
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.

Guide to Zipline Adventures in Puerto Rico
A list of tour companies that offer zipline, rappelling, and other adrenaline-pumping excursions into Puerto Rico's interior.

The Best Hotels in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
The best hotels in Isla Verde, San Juan's beachfront neighbor, from five-star luxury resorts to properties that offer great value.

Castillo de San Cristóbal: Largest of San Juan Forts
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.

5 Reasons to Visit Rincón and Puerto Rico's West Coast
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.

Puerto Rico Calendar of Events (July)
A list of festivals, holidays and events throughout Puerto Rico in July. An internationally known salsa event highlights a month full of celebrations.

Your Guide to Puerto Rico's Best Restaurants
When you come to this island, bring your appetite. Puerto Ricans love to eat, and they love good food. From classic, down-home cooking to innovative global fusion, you'll find something for every palate here.

8 Hidden Restaurants to Discover in San Juan
Discover 8 Restaurants in San Juan that are hidden culinary gems. Enjoy authentic Puerto Rican food, organic vegan cuisine, and much more.

Puerto Rico Hotels Make the 2014 Condé Nast Gold List
When it comes to travel, Condé Nast Traveler sets the standard for everyone to follow. And their annual Gold List sets the standard for excellence. Voted by

Unusual Facts About Puerto Rico
Sticking to the theme of what people don't always know about the island, here are a few statisitcs, facts and details that you may not be aware of, but could

San Juan Sports Bars
Well, baseball fever might be over in Puerto Rico (for now), but this is still an island that loves its sports. And if you need to catch spring training, NFL

5 Reasons to Visit Guayama
If you're looking for new things to see in Puerto Rico, visit Guayama. This a quaint town on Puerto Rico's southern coast is well worth visiting.

Top 10 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.

Beaches in Puerto Rico - 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.

Puerto Rico Events - August Calendar
A listing of festivals, holidays and events throughout Puerto Rico in August.

Movies Filmed in San Juan - Film Tour in San Juan
Did you know how many movies were filmed in Puerto Rico? Find out with this new tour offered by the San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino.

Gilligans Island - Puerto Rico's Gilligan's Island
GIlligan's Island is a small key off the southwest coast of Puerto Rico. Go snorkeling or swimming at one of the island's more remote destinations.

A Romantic Guide to Puerto Rico
It's no surprise that this island is a popular destination for romance. Check out what the island can do for you if you're planning a destination wedding, honeymoon, special weekend, or one heck of a first date.

What to See and Do in Old San Juan
Old San Juan is the walled city that makes up the most historic and picturesque part of Puerto Rico's capital. Its cobblestone streets, beautiful architecture, and ancient momuments will keep you coming back for more. And its hotels, restaurants and nightlife are among the island's best.

Puerto Rican Art - Alexander Cruz Paints the Birds of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has a rich and fine artistic tradition. Meet Alexander Cruz, a gifted painter and ambassador of Puerto Rico's artistic heritage.

Museums and Galleries of San Juan
San Juan boasts a tremendous diversity and variety of museums and art galleries. For art lovers, this is one of the best destinations in the Caribbean.

Before You Book Your Hotel - Where to Stay in Culebra
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 sometimes less) basis.

Festival of Saint John the Baptist in San Juan
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.

San Juan Sightseeing Tours Collection
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.

Puerto Rico Calendar of Events (May 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!

10 Recommended Ecotours in Puerto Rico
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 surfing kiteboarding.

Puerto Rican Sofrito - Recipe
A recipe for sofrito, the mix of herbs and vegetables that forms the base of most Puerto Rican cooking.

Love Life at the Most Romantic Hotels in Puerto Rico
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.

Beyond Bakeries: A Guide to Puerto Rico's Panaderías
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.

La Casa Blanca
The original home of the Ponce de León family, La Casa Blanca was built in 1521. Today it is a museum of the life of Puerto Rican’s founding family and one of the city's oldest structures.

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.

The Arecibo Observatory - Telescope Tours
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.

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

A Day in Loíza, Puerto Rico
A trip to the municipality of Loíza, a short drive East to San Juan, is a journey back to Puerto Rico's centuries-old African history and heritage.

Puerto Rico Tourism Offices
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.

Five Outstanding Artisanal Puerto Rican Coffees
Puerto Rican coffee has a long tradition and a proud heritage. Discover 5 of the best artisanal coffees in Puerto Rico, and enjoy a 'Rican cup of Joe.

Meet the Chefs Behind Puerto Rico's Best Restaurants
Puerto Rico enjoys world-class cuisine, thanks to a collection of outstanding restaurants. Meet the star chefs behind them. Among them you'll find a few Iron Chefs and Top Chef contenders.

Top 5 Spa Hotels in Puerto Rico
A review of the best spa resorts in Puerto Rico, featuring flagship properties like the Ritz-Carlton, the W, St. Regis, Waldorf Astoria and Wyndham.

Culebra's Culebrita Island Review
A review of Culebrita Island, one of the Culebra's keys and a main reason why visiting Culebra is such a get-away-from-it-all paradise.

Where to Scuba Dive in Puerto Rico
A list of the best dive spots in Puerto Rico, including the famous 22-mile wall, a sunken tug boat, and an island where no humans, but plenty of monkeys, dwell. Welcome to Puerto Rico's underwater realm.

Puerto Rico's Best Boutique Hotels
A list of Puerto Rico's best boutique hotels, including renovated Carmelite convents, architecturally unique lodgings, luxurious private suites along the coast, and an artist's haven, to name just a few. When you stay at one of these properties, you're sure to find something above and beyond the norm.

Puerto Rico Historical Anomalies and Facts
Historical oddities and quirky facts about Puerto Rico, from the Taíno indians to colonial times.

Flip-Flop Dining: Six Low-Key Restaurants in Vieques
Six restaurants where you can walk in from a day at the beach, grab a seat, and enjoy a good, hearty meal. The food ranges from home-made boricua food to gourmet wraps.

Piña Colada Cocktail Recipe
A recipe for making Piña Colada, taken from the restaurant in Old San Juan where the cocktail was first made: Barrachina.

Unusual Foods of Puerto Rico for the Adventurous Diner
A listing of exotic foods and recipes fit for an adventurous palate. Puerto Rico's cuisine runs from something as simple as chicken and rice, to tripe, pig parts that don't usually show up on your plate, and crab on a stick!

Puerto Rico Airports, Flights, and Flying Times
Basic details about air travel to Puerto Rico, including flights to Puerto Rico, airport information, and air traffic information.

Lechon (Roast Suckling Pig) Recipe
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.

Plaza del Mercado in in Santurce, San Juan - A Review
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.

Hacienda Buena Vista Coffee Plantation in Puerto Rico
Take a trip back in time at the Hacienda Buena Vista Coffee Plantation in the mountains of Puerto Rico, and visit one of the last remaining working examples of water-powered coffee production.

June Calendar of Events in Puerto Rico
June kicks off hurricane season, but don't let that deter you from visiting the island. Not when a there are street festivals, tournaments and salsa congresses going on.

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.

Hotels in Puerto Rico - 5 Puerto Rico Hotels Gaining International Acclaim
What's the latest buzz about Puerto Rico hotels? Discover hotels in Puerto Rico that rank among the world's best for their amenities and perks.

What Spring Break Is Like in Puerto Rico
A few reasons why Puerto Rico is a destination worth looking into for Spring Break

Gran Meliá Puerto Rico - Review of the Gran Meliá Puerto Rico Hotel Golf Resort
The Gran Meliá Puerto Rico Golf Resort is among the most exclusive and pristine golf destinations on the island. Beyond the greens, this expansive hotel is a luxury all-suite property built to indulge and delight.

Hotels, Inns, Apartments and B&Bs: Where to Stay in Puerto Rico
This is your complete lodging guide to the island, a list of hotels, inns, apartments and B&Bs in Puerto Rico to help you plan your vacation.

Restaurants in Isla Verde - Puerto Rico Travel
Dining in Isla Verde doesn't offer quite the culinary smorgasbord that you'll find in Old San Juan or Condado, but there are a few solid bets, and plenty of international flavors mixed with a few reliable local joints.

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.

Great Lunch Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico
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.

Spend a Day in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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.

Puerto Rico Destinations: An A to (Almost) Z Guide
Puerto Rico is a land of forests and beaches, mountains and islands, lagoons and coasts. Check out my A to Z guide to Puerto Rico destinations.