San Juan Holocaust Memorial

San Juan Holocaust Memorial

A couple of weeks ago I took some time to explore the Capital District of San Juan and if you have the time I highly recommend it. One of the most moving memorials that you will find along Constitution Avenue is the San Juan Holocaust Memorial that was inaugurated in March 2012. Designed by New York artists Michael Berkowicz and Bonnie Srolovitz, the memorial is made from … [Read more...]

2013 San Sebastian Street Festival, Old San Juan

2013 San Sebastian Street Festival, Old San Juan

It’s January. It’s Puerto Rico; so it must be time for the San Sebastián Street Festival (Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián ) in Old San Juan…. The 2013 San Sebastián Street Festival runs from Thursday January 17 until Sunday January 20. This is the place to be if you want to experience a true Puerto Rican Carnival Atmosphere; this is Puerto Rico’s Mardis Gras. Parades, … [Read more...]

Bahia Urbana, Old San Juan

bahia urbana old san juan

Bahia Urbana in Old San Juan, will transform the San Juan Bay waterfront with pedestrianized walkways, urban beaches, restaurants that will eventually stretch from Old San Juan to the eastern end of the bay at Club Nautico. Bahia Urbana will open in Phases with Phase 1 now open and Phase 2 due to open in May 2013. Paseo Del Puerto Paseo Del Puerto is the waterfront … [Read more...]

Flavors of San Juan Food Tours

flavors of san juan food tours

Looking for something a little bit different, tasty even… then why not check out one of the Flavors of San Juan Food Tours. Personally, I have not had the chance to take one of their tours, but with over 200+ 5 Star reviews on TripAdvisor, Flavors of San Juan is one of the most popular tours that you can take in Old San Juan / San Juan. Leslie who owns Flavors of San … [Read more...]

SoFo Food Festival August 2013

Sofo Food Festival Old San Juan

UPDATED: 2013 Sofo Festival, August 8-11, 2013 The SoFo Food Festival returns to the streets of Old San Juan from August 8 - 11, 2013. San Francisco Street, Fortaleza Street, Recinto Sur and Plaza Arturo Somohano will be the places to be during this 4 day festival of food. 35 restaurants from Old San Juan will be participating in the 19th edition of the Sofo Culinary … [Read more...]

1797 Battle of San Juan Reenactment: In Pictures

1797 Battle of San Juan Reenactment

This past weekend the Regimiento Fijo de Puerto Rico and a group of Living History Volunteers including more than a dozen from Poland reenacted events from the 1797 Battle of San Juan. The weekend started with a night march through the streets of Old San Juan and continued with events in and around El Morro as well as Escambron Battery. Here are a few photos and a video … [Read more...]