Category Archives: Travel

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

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 […]

5 Things to Do off a Cruise in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Oftentimes, when coming off a cruise ship in the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico there is not a lot of time to explore the island. However, there are many things to do right in Old San Juan that you will find enjoyable! Here is our list of the top 5 things to do when […]

The Lakes of Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico is an unusual island in the Caribbean, in that it has an insane number of natural rivers, but not one natural lake. You would think with such a mountainous interior that lakes would abound, but in fact there is not. However, there are 15 lakes in Puerto Rico – all are man-made and […]

Surf Puerto Rico!

Did you know that Puerto Rico has excellent surfing – year round? With an average of 80 degrees in the water, and over 15 reliable surfing locations, if you are looking for some surf Puerto Rico is a great place to come to! The west coast gets a lot of attention – Rincon and Aguadilla […]

10 Ways to Get through Airport Security – Hassle-Free

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Over the past 15 years, airport security has shifted and changed dramatically. In a response to terrorism and other threats, there has been a distinct need for things to be checked more thoroughly and for new safety measures to be introduced to ensure the safety of travelers. These are measures that are very much needed […]

Indulge in the rich island history of Puerto Rico

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It’s often been said that to really get to know a place, you must first know its past.  As any holiday in Puerto Rico will leave you wanting to go back, it’s imperative to get to know a bit about the history of this place often referred to as “The Island of Enchantment”. There are […]

Fun Things To Do While In Puerto Rico

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When you think about Puerto Rico, what comes to mind? Delectable food…Vibrant music and passionate dancing? …. Exhilarating out-door activities? …. Picturesque beaches?  Well if that is what you’re thinking then you are only half-right. There is so much more to do in Puerto Rico from lying on the beaches to surfing to dancing it […]

Coffee Country Puerto Rico: Ruta 123

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Recently we attended the Coffee and Chocolate Expo in San Juan and had the opportunity to learn about the newly designated region comprised of Castañer and Route 123, or “coffee country”. This is a new regional designation of the area comprising the towns of Lares, Adjuntas, Yauco and Maricao. This area of Puerto Rico, best […]

10 Things to Do in North Puerto Rico

The north side of Puerto Rico, referred to as Porta Atlantico, offers beaches, caverns, forests, historic lighthouses and sites, lakes and the largest radio telescope in the world. North Puerto Rico includes the towns of Dorado, Vega Baja, Vega Alta, Toa Alta, Manatí, Barceloneta, Arecibo, Hatillo and Camuy. A trip through the north coast is […]