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.

So Many Things to Do in Loiza Puerto Rico

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Loiza is located on the northeast coast of Puerto Rico and has a rich history!  Below you will find some brochures from the town of interesting places to visit, enjoy and eat. Highlight of Attractions: Cueva Maria de La Cruz Archaelogical site where they found the first instance of humans in Puerto Rico.  It was […]

Enjoy Ponce Plaza, Puerto Rico!

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The Ponce Plaza is always on the list of things to do in Puerto Rico.  It is most well known for it’s unique fire station Parque de Bombas, and also the church.  You will also find lots of historic architecture and museums, locally made ice-cream and gift shops.  The plaza is well worth a couple […]

Caribbean Teas are now Available

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We are so excited to announce the launch of our line of Caribbean teas.  They are all natural and represent the flavors of the Caribbean.  They are so fantastic!  We have been enjoying the teas in office now for a couple of months and it is just wonderful.  Available in Small and Large Sizes to […]

Visit the Humacao Reserve in Puerto Rico

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When in Puerto Rico, consider a visit to the Humacao Reserve!  The reserve is located on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, Rio Abajo neighborhood, kilometer 74.3 on PR-3.  It offers a little bit of everything: lagoons, beaches, swamps and mangroves.  There are several businesses there offering support services that include walking tours, kayak and […]

Caribbean Trading Seasonings are back in Stock!

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We are excited to announce that our Caribbean Trading seasonings are back in stock after a month off-line.  What happened you ask?  Well, it’s a long story that began when we couldn’t get the bottles anymore and had to change.  Because the bottles were different we had to redo all of the artwork, and that […]

Caribbean Trading Company Store earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Recognized as a Top Performing Souvenir and Gift Shop as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Palmer, Puerto Rico – June 8, 2015 – Caribbean Trading Company, a souvenir and specialty gift shop in Bo. Palmer, Rio Grande, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in […]

Vegetate with Puerto Rico’s Manatees

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Did you know that Puerto Rico has manatees? Many of the people that visit our store in Puerto Rico are surprised to learn this – but it’s true! About 5 years ago I personally saw a mother with a baby calf in the eastern coastal area, and have heard of other people seeing them too. […]

How to Get to To Vieques and Culebra


Vieques and Culebra are small island municipalities off the east coast of Puerto Rico, and are part of greater Puerto Rico. Both islands have a distinct personality and a vibrant culture of their own and are well worth the visit. If you plan on going to one of the island, plan to at least stay […]

10 Travel tips for visiting Puerto Rico


If you are planning to visit Puerto Rico, here are 10 travel tips to keep in mind that will make for a smooth vacation: You don’t need a passport from the US Puerto Rico is a terrirory of the US, so you don’t need a passport. A driver’s license will do to get you here. […]