September Events

September Events in Puerto Rico

September is here and it is packed with exciting events and festivals. Standouts for the month include: The Puerto Rico Coffee & Chocolate Expo, Cidra’s Typical Food Fest and a Zombie Haunted Attraction at the Route 66 Outlet Mall. Sep 26-27, Puerto Rico Coffee & Chocolate Expo, San Juan The Puerto Rico Convention Center will once again will host the Puerto Rico Coffee & … [Read more...]

San Juan Cathedral (Cathedral de San Juan Bautista)

San Juan Cathedral, Puerto Rico

Located in the heart of Old San Juan, the current San Juan Cathedral (Cathedral de San Juan Bautista) is an architectural treasure dating back to the 1540’s. In fact the original structure \that was destroyed by a hurricane was built some 20 years earlier in the 1520's. The current San Juan Cathedral was originally designed in the Late Gothic Style, which can be seen in the … [Read more...]

August Events

August Events in Puerto Rico

Summer continues here in Puerto Rico, the kids are still not back at school (mid august) and so far the rain is staying away. Event highlights for August include the “SOFO” Culinary Fest, Boma & Plena Festival and the annual Festival de Agua Dulce. As always there will be plenty of things to do around the island, especially on weekends so lets see what’s happening this … [Read more...]

Luquillo Food Kiosks: more than meets the eye

Luquillo Food Kiosks, Puerto Rico

The Luquillo Food Kiosks, you know the ones you see on the left hand side of the road as you head to Luquillo Beach and or Fajardo. They are popular for a reason; they serve great food at really good prices. Yes, I will agree that some of them could do with a lick of paint and some are currently unoccupied, but that all adds up to the charm of the place. In fact in some … [Read more...]

The Outlet Mall @ Route 66

The Outlets @ Route 66

Outlet Malls are a great place to shop for bargains and The Outlet Mall @ Route 66 is one of two outlet malls here in Puerto Rico, The other one being The Premium Outlets @ Barceloneta. The Route 66 Outlet Mall located just off the Route 66 Toll Road that takes you to El Yunque and Fajardo, cnsists of 1 large main building with around 70 shops and 40 or so corridor modules … [Read more...]

Puerto Rico Coffee and Chocolate Expo 2015

Puerto Rico Coffee & Chocolate Expo 2015

September 26 – 27, 2015 sees the 6th installment of the Puerto Rico Coffee and Chocolate Expo. For the 6th year running the Puerto Rico Convention Center will be home to over 140 exhibitors specializing in Coffee, Chocolate and for the first time Tea. Yes, this year the Coffee and Chocolate Expo also has a Tea Pavilion. The 2 day event is the largest exhibition of the coffee … [Read more...]

Casa Blanca Museum a Window to the Past


Stepping into Casa Blanca is like stepping back in time. Built in 1521, Casa Blanca was the original first fortification in Old San Juan, overlooking San Juan Bay. It was built as the residence for Juan Ponce de León and his family, although Juan Ponce de León died before ever having the chance to live here. His descendants lived in Casa Blanca until the mid 18th Century. … [Read more...]