Old San Juan Photo Tour

Raices Fountain, Old San Juan

Old San Juan captured in photographs. I always take my camera with me when ever I am in Old San Juan and here are a few from the past few visits, to give you a feel of this old walled city. Raices Fountain Paseo de la Princesa Paseo de la Princesa San Juan Gate Steps near El Convento Hotel Plaza de Armas City View from San Cristobal Fort La … [Read more...]

Ponce Carnival 2012

Ponce Carnival

Held every year during the week leading up to Ash Wednesday, the Ponce Carnival in Puerto Rico is a HUGE celebration attended by thousands of locals and visitors to the island. This year’s event takes place from February 15th to 21st. The Carnaval de Ponce as it is known locally is one of the oldest carnivals, with its roots dating back to 1858. It marks the beginning of … [Read more...]

Street Food, Coffee, a 10k run and more: Puerto Rico February 2012

events in puerto rico february 2012

February 2012 in Puerto Rico is a pretty good month if you like coffee, eating street food and running, as the month brings us the first ever Puerto Rico Street Food Festival, the World’s Best 10K run and the Maricao Coffee Festival. Puerto Rico Street Food Festival (Feb 4-5) Head to the Hiram Bithorn Stadium, near Plaza Las Americas February 4 -5 and check out some of the … [Read more...]

2012 San Sebastian Street Festival, Old San Juan

san sebastian street destival puerto rico

This week, the 2012 San Sebastian Street Festival (Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián) will turn Old San Juan into one HUGE street party. The four day event kicks off on Thursday January 12 at 5pm and ends late on Sunday January 15 (well actually Jan 16 at 2am). Visitors and people from all over the island will descend in their thousands to experience at first hand the largest … [Read more...]

Christmas in Puerto Rico 2011: The Highlights

Christmas in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was just recently voted one of the top winter destinations by Travel and Leisure and Christmas in Puerto Rico is a really magical time. The Christmas season starts immediately after Thanksgiving and continues well into January with celebrations and festivals throughout the island. If you are here in Puerto Rico during this Christmas period here are a few things … [Read more...]

Fathers Day in Puerto Rico

fathers day in puerto rico

If you happen to be spending fathers day in Puerto Rico, here are a few ideas to give your dad a great time on this special day. Adventurous Dad For those dads that like a bit of an adrenalin rush, why not treat them to an adventure at one of the many zip line tours here in Puerto Rico. There are tour operators based all over the island with most of them providing … [Read more...]

El Yunque Rainforest Visitor Center

el yunque rainforest visitor center

El Yunque Rainforest Visitor Center (El Portal Rain Forest Center) is the official visitor center for the El Yunque Rainforest and is located at Km. 4.3 on PR 191. The building is an impressive structure hidden amongst the trees of El Yunque and is accessed from the car park by an elevated walkway. The elevated walkway provides you with a view of El Yunque from tree top … [Read more...]