Category Archives: Travel

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

Visit the Vieques Bunkers

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The history of Vieques is tied up with the history of the U.S. Navy. During its occupation of the island, the Naval Ammunition Facility (NAF) built a network of naval magazines in Vieques – hundreds of bunkers for ammunition storage, built into the hills, camouflaged beneath earth and grass on the western side of the […]

Take a Day Pass to Palomino Island

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Update as of 7/27/15:  The El Conquistador Hotel no longer offers day passes to Palomino Island. If you are interested in getting out there, your best bet is to contact PR Water Taxi.  Here is their email: .  This is their Website: PR Water Taxi. —————————————————————————————————– Visiting Puerto Rico and looking to spend a […]

Hotels in Old San Juan Puerto Rico Have Lots to Offer

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Old San Juan in Puerto Rico is a 465-year-old neighborhood originally conceived as a military stronghold. Its 7-square-block area has evolved into a charming residential and commercial district. Protected by its two proud forts, the walled city of San Juan recalls a past era, and yet dazzles with sophisticated restaurants, charming hotels, and a sizzling […]

The Luquillo Sunrise Inn has lots to Offer

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If you’re looking for a great place to stay that offers a lot and is close to the beach, then The Luquillo Sunrise Inn is the place for you. The Luquillo Sunrise Inn is located on one of the best beaches on the island. Close to the El Yunque Rainforest, the beach and only 30 […]

Visit the Vieques Archaelogical Site


On a recent weekend trip to Vieques, we had a spare hour and decided to check out the Archaelogical site of the Hombre de Puerto Ferro.  Located on Carr. 977 (on the way to Sun Bay) it is a dirt road that takes you up the hill to a clearing with large rocks that are […]

Puerto Rico Hotels in Condado have a lot to Offer

Puerto Rico hotels vary from large extravagant resorts to small Bed & Breakfast Inns. Many hotels near San Juan offer high-end service, quality and prices. Shockingly, Condado offers great deals in one of San Juan’s richest neighborhoods without following the same high-end price trends as many hotels near this area. Condado is the strip right […]

A Unique Experience: The Beginner’s Guide to Caribbean Cruises

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Cruising has soared in popularity in recent years, especially to the Caribbean and is now one of the most popular cruise destinations. Thousands of options are available when it comes to choosing your holiday – different sized ships, different destinations and different prices can all be pretty confusing for the first time cruiser. To help […]

The Nature Lover’s List of What to Do in Puerto Rico

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What to do in Puerto Rico? For a Nature Lover, Puerto Rico is a great destination to explore. A traveling nature lover may not know what to do in Puerto Rico, so below we share a few of our crew’s favorite spots. From the beaches, to the rainforest, and everything in between there is something […]

Small Inns and B&B’s in Eastern Puerto Rico

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There are many excellent small inns and bed & breakfasts located in eastern Puerto Rico.  Whether your goal is to find something with character or personal charm, or are looking for a place to stay that is below resort prices, there are several great places that we often recommend to our customers.  Many times, we […]

Captain Tim’s Annual Blog Review – The Wisdom of 2013

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It has been a busy year here at Caribbean Trading Company and 2013 marked the year where we tried to focus more on our blog and quality content, sharing all the pearls of wisdom and insights we have on the Caribbean. Located in Puerto Rico, we tried to bring an authentic perspective to our Caribbean […]