Category Archives: Travel

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

Events in Puerto Rico July 2013

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July is a great month to visit Puerto Rico!  Some of the biggest and best festivals and events in Puerto Rico are happening in July, and are not to be missed.    The kids are on summer vacation and the weather in Puerto Rico is gorgeous so it is the perfect month to enjoy all […]

The Five Best Locations for a Destination Wedding in the Caribbean

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For couples planning a destination wedding, the Caribbean offers some of the best life has to offer: stunning sunsets, relaxing beaches and azure waters. But with so many islands to choose from, selecting one spot for your big day can be difficult. Here are some tips on the best places to tie the knot in […]

The Wyndham Rio Mar has lots to offer…

  The Rio Mar Resort, located in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico has been open for many a year and is one of the founding resorts on the eastern coast of Puerto Rico.  But just because it is an oldie doesn’t mean it isn’t a goodie… sometimes in the thirst for the new, we forget the standard that has produced […]

Join us on Twitter for A Caribbean Tweetchat on June 11th

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We are excited to announce our first ever TweetChat focused on the Caribbean on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 7-8pm EST.  Caribbean Trading will be chatting with Ryan VanDenabeele of RumShopRyan as our guest, who has an excellent Caribbean blog and has travelled throughout the islands extensively.  He has a passion for the Caribbean and […]

The Crew’s Top 5 Things to Do in Western Puerto Rico

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There are so many things to do in western Puerto Rico.  Even if you are staying in the eastern or metro San Juan region, a drive out to the west coast is well worth the trip and will give you an inside glimpse to a whole different Puerto Rico.  The western side of Puerto Rico […]

San Andres And Providencia Islands: Wonderful Locations To Visit

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  San Andres, which is only approximately 150 km away from Nicaragua and is located only 800 km in the northeast part of Colombia, is one of the island regions in the Caribbean that faces a lot of isolation. This island, together with two other islands that are located in the southern area; and five […]

So Many Things to Do in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

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There are so many things to do in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico – where does one begin? There are infinite possibilities to fit every mood and interest, but the crew here at Caribbean Trading Company have some personal favorites. Here’s some of the local spots that we return to time and again in the town of […]

The St. Regis Bahia Beach has lots to offer…

The St. Regis Bahia Beach has been open for just over two years now and it remains one of the brightest new stars in Puerto Rico’s resort portfolio.  In the last couple of months, it was announced that the property had earned AAA’s Five Diamond Rating.  According to the resort, “Since 2011, only five other […]

The Crew’s 5 Favorite Things to Do in Old San Juan

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There are so many things to do in Old San Juan in Puerto Rico – where does one begin? There are infinite possibilities to fit every mood and interest, but the crew here at Caribbean Trading Company have some personal favorites. Here’s some of the local spots that we return to time and again in Old […]

Perfect Puerto Rico Weather

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Here in the Caribbean the weather is always fine!  And that goes for Puerto Rico too. Puerto Rico is located in the tropical zone of the world globe.  Temperatures in Puerto Rico are very consistent. At their coolest, daily temperatures seldom go below 75°F, and at their hottest rarely rise above 86°F.  Here the seasons […]