Wednesday, August 27, 2014

USA Gov Shutdown Closes Some Puerto Rico Attractions

El Morro Closed

October 17, 2013: Open For Business: The USA Gov Shutdoen is over, so federal controlled attractions that were closed ARE NOW (or s0on will be) OPEN I feel your pain, if you are heading to Puerto Rico during the current US Government Shutdown because some of your plans have probably been dashed… Due to the [...]

Tours with Para La Naturaleza – The Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico

Para La Naturaleza Tours

Para La Naturaleza is the new website for the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico, which is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect lands of high ecological value, with the goal that by 2033; 33% of Puerto Rico’s natural ecosystems will be protected. My family and I recently did the Las Cabezas de [...]

Big Picture: Ocean View from El Yunque Rain Forest

Ocean View from El Yunque Rain Forest

Ocean View from Yokahu Tower in El Yunque Rain Forest

Route 66 Puerto Rico; Express Lane to El Yunque and the East Coast

Route 66 Puerto Rico

Yes, there is a Route 66 in Puerto Rico, and for anyone visiting El Yunque Rainforest or any of the following attractions in the eastern region; St Regis Bahia Resort Gran Melia Resort Wyndham Rio Mar Resort El Conquistador Resort or Las Casitas Village Canovanas Route 66 Outlet Mall (only pass 1 toll booth) Rio [...]

Photos: Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve Tour

Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve

Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve is owned by the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico and they currently offer a 2 hour tour covering 3 Eco Systems; a dry forest, a mangrove swamp and rocky coastline. The tour ends at the Fajardo Lighthouse built in 1880. I recently took the Historia y naturaleza de [...]

Puerto Rico SHINES in TripAdvisors 2013 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Top 10 Destinations in the Caribbean 2013

The TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2013 have just been announced and Puerto Rico takes the honors in several categories for the Caribbean Region. Top 10 Destinations in the Caribbean San Juan, Puerto Rico took the number 3 spot in the Top 10 Destinations in the Caribbean Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Havana, Cuba San Juan, [...]

Get to Know the Regions of Puerto Rico

Regions of Puerto Rico

The island of Puerto Rico packs a tremendous amount of diversification into its relative small land mass, making it a perfect holiday destination for folks looking for more than just a Caribbean beach getaway. In order to help promote the whole island of Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rico Government and Puerto Rico Tourism Company divided [...]

Puerto Rico Travel Roundup: July 2012

puerto rico travel roundup July 2012

This month’s roundup of articles showcases Puerto Rico’s love of food, highlights some great scenic drives and locations that make the island ideal as a great wedding or honeymoon destination. The Pork Highway BBC Travel features Puerto Rico’s very own mouth watering Pork Highway. Salsa, cassava, cuajo (stewed pork stomach) , longaniza (sausage) and of [...]

Puerto Rico Tourism Roundup: June 2012

Puerto Rico Tourism Roundup

This month’s roundup has something for everyone, from diving, surfing, exploring or just enjoying the sights of Puerto Rico; the following articles have got you covered Top 10 Dive Spots in Puerto Rico ScubaDiving.com picks their top 10 dive spots in Puerto Rico, rating them into 3 categories: Don’t Even Think About Going Home Until [...]

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day EVERYDAY in Puerto Rico

Outdoor activities in Puerto Rico

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day and to celebrate there is FREE entrance to The El Yunque Rainforest Visitor Center (El Portal) and El Morro and San Cristobal Forts in Old San Juan. So that’s three FREE options for National Get Outdoors Day… The aim of this new annual event is to get people outside [...]