Category Archives: Travel

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

Hotels in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico have lots to offer

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Isla Verde is located adjacent to the LMM International Airport along a beautiful stretch of beach.  There are several excellent resorts located on this stretch of beach which are renowned for their service to both convention and incentive groups and the individual traveler.  Here at Caribbean Trading Company, we have worked with these resorts for […]

So Many Things to Do in El Yunque

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El Yunque Rainforest is located in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico and is the only tropical rainforest to be found in the US Forest system.  One of the top attractions in Puerto Rico, a visit to the forest is a must-see for any visitor to Puerto Rico.  El Yunque happens to be right in our backyard […]

Best Hotel Hideouts in Historic Caribbean

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When planning your travel and leisure in the Caribbean, you may be looking for a great hotel hideout, with access to the history of Caribbean. The most fascinating thing is that these hotels have remained a great force in attracting lovers of history, pleasure, and exploration to date. Do you plan to have a holiday […]

The Coffee Drinker’s Guide to Puerto Rico

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  If you are a coffee-lover then Puerto Rico is the right island for you!  Puerto Rican coffee is known to produce a smooth, aromatic and richly flavored brew.  We admit that we never travel without  a pound of Puerto Rican coffee in our suitcases – once you have coffee here, a Maxwell House or […]

The Gran Melia Resort in Puerto Rico has lots to offer!

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  The Gran Melia Resort is located in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico on the northeastern corner.  It is centrally located – 30 minutes from the airport, 40 minutes to Old San Juan, 10 minutes to Luquillo’s famous beaches and El Yunque Rainforest, and 25 minutes from the snorkeling and small islands and cays off the […]

The Best Things to Do in Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Luquillo is located in the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico, about 40 minutes drive from San Juan.  It is renowned by the locals as having the best beach in Puerto Rico and is a popular summer vacation travel spot for this reason.  If you are visiting Puerto Rico, plan a visit to Luquillo.  There are […]

Join us on Twitter for A Caribbean Tweetchat on August 20th

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  We are excited to announce our 3rd TweetChat focused on the Caribbean  and Cruising on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 7-8pm EST.  We will be chatting with Rich Tucker of CruiseDeals as our guest.  @CruiseDeals specializes in in Caribbean Cruise Deals, and is the only cruise-focused travel agency on Twitter that has a verified […]

Taino Symbols of Puerto Rico: An Introduction

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Puerto Rico was inhabited by the Taino Indians long before Columbus arrived in 1493.  They were primarily farmers and fisherman.  After the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores, the Taino population was decimated by famine, disease, and war within twenty years.  Today, the Taino’s blood is part of the Puerto Rican heritage and through research and […]

So Many Things to Do in Arecibo Puerto Rico

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I recently had family in town and we were looking for something to do that we’d never done before (both visitors and those of us living here).  After a little bit of research, we figured that going to Arecibo was the perfect town for a day trip.  I was pleasantly surprised at how many things […]

Join us on Twitter for A Caribbean Tweetchat on July 16th

We are excited to announce our 2nd TweetChat focused on the Caribbean on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 7-8pm EST.  We will be chatting with Patrick Bennett of Uncommon Caribbean  as our guest, who has an excellent Caribbean blog and has travelled throughout the islands extensively.  Uncommon Caribbean celebrates the undiscovered charms of the Antilles! From […]