Category Archives: Puerto Rico

Captain Tim is based in Puerto Rico and his blog is full of great information on Puerto Rico. Things to do in Puerto Rico, along with attractions, products and more.

Scary Spooky Haunted Caribbean

As Halloween approaches, there is no better time to take a look at some of the Caribbean’s spookiest, scariest haunted places and legends.  We recently saw a great blog written by Robert Curley at, that lays out a couple of great options which we’ve included below; and also here are a couple more we […]

Borinquen Cocktail

In order to be a true adventurer, the Captain says you must be able to handle your rum. Try out this excellent Borinquen Cocktail recipe for a taste of the Caribbean and Puerto Rico.  Toast to the 7 Seas. And brace yourselves. It’s 5:00 Somewhere!   1 1/2 oz Light Rum 1 tbsp Passion Fruit […]

Besitos de Coco Recipe

Besitos de Coco

Yum Besitos de Coco (or Coconut Kisses) are the Latin version of Coconut Macaroons.  These delightful confections will melt in your mouth!  They are a perennial favorite here in Puerto Rico and super-easy to make.  There are many variations to this recipe, but below is a good basic one.  This recipe can then be dressed […]

Dominoes in Puerto Rico

Dominoes is a quintessential game played throughout the Caribbean.  Each island has it’s own rules and traditions.  For example, in Cuba it is popular to play with Double 9 Dominoes.  In Puerto Rico, we play with the traditional Double 6.  “El Domino” is for Puerto Ricans not simply a game of strategy or just a […]

Rave Reviews on Trip Advisor

A leader in the gift basket business, Caribbean Trading is also a stop you must plan into your itinerary during your next Puerto Rican adventure. Check us out on Trip Advisor where we have been receiving some rave reviews. Of course, if you have paid a visit to one of our locations (including a shop […]

But first, Coffee.

The Puerto Rico Coffee Expo is an event that features the rich fragrant aroma of the finest coffee that Puerto Rico has to offer.  Local coffee shops, supermarkets, cafes and the catering industry will all come together to feature the latest developments and trends in the coffee industry. The coffee industry in Puerto Rico will […]

Rub Elbows at the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association

Cruise enthusiast and industry professionals are in for a treat with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association hosting their 18th Annual Cruise Convention & Tradeshow taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico October 3rd through October 7th. Why the F-CCA? Visitors to the conference will not only have the opportunity to have a great time, but will […]

58th Annual San Juan International Billfish Tournament

Today marks the first day of fishing for the 58th Annual San Juan International Billfish Tournament. This invitational and classy nautical event attracts deep-sea fishing enthusiast, experienced anglers and captains from around the world for a week-long mix of high seas adventures and parties. It’s no wonder why Puerto Rico would be the host of […]