Raices Fountain in Old San Juan, is one of my favorite places and makes for a great photo opportunity along Paseo de la Princesa.
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 [...]
Two days of mouth watering food, an Air show and a weeklong film festival are the highlights for April, here in Puerto Rico. April 2-3 Saborea Puerto Rico 2011 This annual event takes place at Escambron Beach, San Juan and highlights the best Puerto Rican restaurants, local and international chefs as well as well known [...]
Sardine Burials, Ironmen and Rum Tasting are just some of the highlights taking place in Puerto Rico during March. Curious about those Sardines? Traditionally here in Puerto Rico (and Spain), the burial of the sardine marks the end of a carnival or festival during the period leading up to Ash Wednesday. The burial of the [...]
Think RUM, Think PUERTO RICO, Think: International Rum Festival, A Taste of Rum 2011 As one of the biggest producers of rum, it’s only fitting that Puerto Rico hosts one of the major rum festivals in the Caribbean. A Taste of Rum is the annual event that showcases the best of Puerto Rican rums as [...]
For those of you who have not visited El Morro Fort on a weekend (especially a Sunday) kite flying at El Morro is extremely popular with families; with children, parents and grandparents all flying kites. It can get so busy that it becomes quite a challenge just to walk across the esplanade with kites flying [...]
The streets of Ponce will come alive with vibrant color, bomba and plena music and the infamous masked vejigantes, during the week long Ponce Carnival beginning on March 2 and ending Tuesday March 8, the day before Ash Wednesday. The Ponce Carnival is a major event in the Puerto Rico calendar and it is one [...]