Category Archives: Puerto Rico Hot Spots

Want to know what to see or where to go in Puerto Rico? Check out Captain Tim’s favorite Puerto Rico Hot Spots and add them to your bucket list.

Take a visit to Portalito Hub in Palmer

El Portal is El Yunque National Forest’s official visitor’s center but as many of you know, with the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017 the facilities were severely damaged, as well as roads and trails. Six months later Portalito Hub opened to serve as the temporary visitor’s center for the forest and […]

Chinchorreo at Luquillo

Are you interested in tasting what our local food has to offer and enjoy a beach view? Well let’s go! Right after El Yunque Rainforest, you will find Luquillo, a municipality known by all who practice domestic tourism and lovers of chinchorreo. Chinchorreo refers when a group of people go to a cozy bar or […]

Cabin Boy Bernie’s Top 5 fun places to go in North-East Puerto Rico

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These are my top 5 favorite places to go in north-east Puerto Rico: El Yunque- El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the national forest system located in North-East Puerto Rico near Rio Grande and Luquillo. There you can experience water falls, beautiful views and animals like the native parrots and […]

Fun Historical Factoids about Puerto Rico

Who doesn’t love a good historical factoid?  Here are some of our favorites about the history of Puerto Rico.  If we missed one please comment and let us know! Gothic churches are rare in the New World, but Puerto Rico has two: Porta Coeli, built in 1606 in San German and San Jose, built in […]

5 Fun Flora and Fauna Facts about Puerto Rico

Who doesn’t love a good flora and fauna facts?  Here are some of our favorites about the flora and fauna of Puerto Rico.  If we missed one please comment and let us know! Flora and Fauna Fact #1: Mona and Monito Islands are located between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. These small islands are […]

Old San Juan Tourist Guide

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Old San Juan is the oldest settlement within Puerto Rico and the historic colonial section of the city of San Juan. San Juan was founded in 1521 located in the North West of the island. Old San Juan is full of colorful architecture and rich history. It’s also home to San Cristóbal Fortress that offers […]

12 Awesome Adventures in Northeast Puerto Rico

Northeast Puerto Rico’s Top 12 Adventures There’s so much to love about Puerto Rico, so I picked my favorite 12 awesome adventures in Northeast Puerto Rico. Towns like Rio Grande, Palmer, Luquillo, Fajardo, and Ceiba are all found in the northeast corridor and are all approximately 35-45 minutes from San Juan airport. They just keep […]

Celebrate National Piña Colada day with Puerto Rico Resorts Recipes

In Celebration of National Piña Colada Day, July 10th, mix up these Piña Colada-inspired food, beverage and spa recipes from Puerto Rico resorts El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort and The Condado Plaza Hilton. Puerto Rico is the island where the Piña Colada was created, after all! So where better to find recipes that highlight the authentic […]

Fun Geography / Landscape Factoids about Puerto Rico

Who doesn’t love a good factoid?  Here are some of our favorites about the landscape and geography of Puerto Rico.  If we missed one please comment and let us know!   The world’s 3rd largest underground river is in Camuy, Puerto Rico El Yunque in Puerto Rico is the only tropical rainforest in the US […]

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails From Resorts in Puerto Rico and Florida

Lucky Leprechaun – El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Fajardo, Puerto Rico) Perched on a 300-foot cliff overlooking the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, El Conquistador Resort invites everyone to catch a little luck this St. Patrick’s Day with its sweet and tart Lucky Leprechaun cocktail.     Ingredients: 1 […]