Thursday, July 24, 2014

San Juan Tourist Zones Taxi Rates

Public transportation is not the best here in Puerto Rico; therefore one of the best ways to get from A to B is to use the taxis that are regulated by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. (PRTC). Taxis are readily available at the airport, cruise ship piers (when a cruise ship is docked) and hotels. [...]

San Juan Cemetery a Picturesque Resting Place

san juan cemetery

I came across these amazing photos while I was searching for article ideas and thought they were too good not to share with you. San Juan Cemetery is located next to El Morro Fort over looking the Atlantic Ocean. The cemetery is famous for its elaborate tombstones and the circular neoclassical chapel dedicated to Mary [...]

Self Guided Walking Tour of Old San Juan Part 2

old san juan walking tour

In the Self Guided Tour of Old San Juan Part 1, we started down by the cruise ships and took the Paseo La Princesa Promenade to the San Juan Gate. From there we passed the Cathedral on our way to El Morro. If you don’t have the time to do part 1 of the self-guided [...]

Old San Juan Self Guided Walking Tour Part 1

old san juan walking tour

Old San Juan, Puerto Rico may be small (around 7 square blocks), but there are still lots of attractions to see. You can easily spend a full day exploring the walled city of San Juan, but if you only have a few hours to spare, you can still get a feel for the place. This [...]

Alternative Ideas for Puerto Rico – Part 2

Alternative Ideas for Puerto Rico

This is a follow up to my first post on Alternative Ideas for Puerto Rico and highlights three more options for things to do while on vacation here in Puerto Rico. Horse Drawn Carriage Ride through Old San Juan If you don’t feel like walking around Old San Juan, why not let the horse take [...]

48 Hours in San Juan

48 hours in San Juan Puerto Rico

If you only have a couple of days to spend in Puerto Rico, you want to make the most of your time here. With just 48 hours in San Juan, what should you do? The following suggestions are based on arriving in San Juan, early Friday evening and departing around the same time on Sunday. [...]

El Morro’s Striking Night Time Glow

el morro old san juan at night

If you arrive in San Juan late afternoon, early evening (which can be the case for many cruise line passengers), you may feel that there will be a limited amount of things to see and do. It is true that attractions such as El Morro close their doors at 6pm (5pm between June and November), [...]

1797 Siege for San Juan

1797 battle san juan

If you can not make the Feria Porta Caribe in Ponce this weekend; then what about the re-enactment of the 1797 Siege for San Juan? This weekend, the Regimiento Fijo de Puerto Rico will be turning back the clock to re-enact the Spanish defense of San Juan against the marauding British Army. This is a [...]

Check Out a Casino in Puerto Rico

casinos in puerto rico

Photo by Heo2035Are you a serious casino player or just a casual gamer? Which ever it is; Puerto Rico’s casino scene, will allow you to test your gambling skills. You will find casino’s located in most of the major hotels around the island with the majority located in the San Juan area. Most are open [...]

Alternative Ideas for Puerto Rico – Quick Links

puerto rico daytrips

Two of the must see’s for anyone visiting Puerto Rico are the beautiful city of Old San Juan and the lush greenery of the El Yunque rainforest. For those visitors that have already seen these two, or for visitors who are looking for something a little bit different, I found the following while searching for [...]