Category Archives: Travel

Lots of great information about a wide range of Caribbean Travel tropics including things to do and places to see.

Follow the Route of San Juan Bautista in Old San Juan

Follow the Route of San Juan Bautista in Old San Juan (St. John the Baptist) and discover the origins of Christianity in the New World. The Route of San Juan Bautista shows the most important religious patrimony inside the historic walls of Old San Juan. You will discover some of the oldest churches, catacombs, religious […]

So Many Things to Do in Loiza Puerto Rico

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Loiza is located on the northeast coast of Puerto Rico and has a rich history!  Below you will find some brochures from the town of interesting places to visit, enjoy and eat. Highlight of Attractions: Cueva Maria de La Cruz Archaelogical site where they found the first instance of humans in Puerto Rico.  It was […]

Enjoy Ponce Plaza, Puerto Rico!

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The Ponce Plaza is always on the list of things to do in Puerto Rico.  It is most well known for it’s unique fire station Parque de Bombas, and also the church.  You will also find lots of historic architecture and museums, locally made ice-cream and gift shops.  The plaza is well worth a couple […]

Visit the Humacao Reserve in Puerto Rico

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When in Puerto Rico, consider a visit to the Humacao Reserve!  The reserve is located on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, Rio Abajo neighborhood, kilometer 74.3 on PR-3.  It offers a little bit of everything: lagoons, beaches, swamps and mangroves.  There are several businesses there offering support services that include walking tours, kayak and […]

Vegetate with Puerto Rico’s Manatees

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Did you know that Puerto Rico has manatees? Many of the people that visit our store in Puerto Rico are surprised to learn this – but it’s true! About 5 years ago I personally saw a mother with a baby calf in the eastern coastal area, and have heard of other people seeing them too. […]

How to Get to To Vieques and Culebra

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Vieques and Culebra are small island municipalities off the east coast of Puerto Rico, and are part of greater Puerto Rico. Both islands have a distinct personality and a vibrant culture of their own and are well worth the visit. If you plan on going to one of the island, plan to at least stay […]

10 Travel tips for visiting Puerto Rico

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If you are planning to visit Puerto Rico, here are 10 travel tips to keep in mind that will make for a smooth vacation: You don’t need a passport from the US Puerto Rico is a terrirory of the US, so you don’t need a passport. A driver’s license will do to get you here. […]

Fun for Kids in Carolina Puerto Rico

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Recently I had family in town and I wanted to do something fun for the young kids in the group. At ages 2 and 4, we were looking to take a break from the beach. I had been hearing a lot about the new Children’s Museum – Museo del Niño in Carolina, Puerto Rico and […]

What can you bring from Puerto Rico to the United States?

What can you bring from Puerto Rico to the US?  This is a common question we receive in our Company Store – so common I am now writing a blog about it! Of course, when visiting a new place you want to bring home souvenirs, but it can get tricky when you are talking about […]