Wednesday, April 23, 2014

San Juan Photo Marathon

San Juan Photo marathon 2013

If you are into photography this sounds like a cool event; plus it will benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients here in Puerto Rico. Fotomission will be hosting the very first San Juan Photo Marathon on Sunday April 21, 2013. The event is open to everyone and will take place around the streets of Old San Juan. [...]

Jurassic Parque @ La Marquesa Forest Park

Parque Forestal La Marquesa in Guaynabo

OK, so they have not managed to clone any real dinosaurs and you won’t find Sam Neilson, Laura Dern or Jeff Goldblum there, but you will find around 30 dinosaur replicas at the La Marquesa Autoberium. The La Marquesa Autoberium Dinosaur exhibit is part of the newest phase to open at the Parque Forestal La [...]

La Marquesa Forest Park in Guaynabo

La Marquesa Forest Park Guaynabo

The La Marquesa Forest Park is a great place for locals and visitors to relax and explore the roughly 600 acres of forest reserve. Located to the south of Guaynabo; a 15 – 20 minute drive south from San Juan, the La Marquesa Forest Park provides an invigorating outdoor escape with spectacular views of Guaynabo, [...]

Puerto Rico Snorkeling and Day Sailing Tours

Puerto Rico Snorkeling and Day Sail Tours

Ever dream about sailing off into the vast ocean? Well here in Puerto Rico that can be a reality (well at least for a few hours) with several sail boat operators offering snorkeling and sailing tours. Snorkeling and sailing tours in Puerto Rico tend to depart mainly from Fajardo on the east coast with a [...]

Danza, Comics, Food and more: Puerto Rico May 2012

puerto rico events may 2012

Puerto Rico’s very own ballroom dance, the Danza is celebrated this month, along with Puerto Rico’s very own ComicCon and the inaugural Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Danza Week in Ponce, May 14-20 Danza is a formal dance similar to a waltz that first saw the dance floor towards the end of the 19th Century in [...]

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week

Continuing on from where Saborea Puerto Rico left off, Puerto Rico Restaurant Week makes its debut on the Puerto Rico Culinary Calendar from May 14 -20, 2012. The premise for Puerto Rico Restaurant Week is simple: each participating restaurant will feature a set 3-course menu for $29 or $39, featuring dishes prepared especially for the [...]

Gunpowder, Sofrito, Popcorn and more: Puerto Rico April 2012

Puerto Rico Events April 2012

Time travel, amazing food and movie premieres are all on display in Puerto Rico during the month of April. The reenactment of the Battle of San Juan will transport you back to 1697, Saborea Puerto Rico will wow your taste buds with amazing food and the Rincon International Film Festival will showcase emerging film industry [...]

Parque De Las Palomas, Old San Juan

parque de las palomas old san juan

STOP: If you suffer from Ornithophobia (a fear of birds), then Parque de las Palomas in Old San Juan is not for you… For those who are okay with being in close proximity to Pigeons then Parque de las Palomas makes for a great stop during your walking tour of Old San Juan. The park [...]

Cataño Ferry

catano ferry san juan bay

The locals call the Cataño Ferry, La Lancha de Cataño and it crosses the San Juan Bay between Pier 2 in Old San Juan over to the ferry terminal in Cataño. It’s a short 5 minute ferry ride with the ferry running every 15 to 30 minutes depending on the day of the week and [...]

Leatherback Sea Turtles of Puerto Rico

leatherback sea turtle puerto rico

Nature is amazing, it’s all around us, but how many of us really take time to see and enjoy it? Sometimes it takes one of nature’s miracles to jolt us into really seeing just what is out there. Some folks on a San Juan beach this month were lucky enough to witness one of nature’s [...]