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Things to Do in Puerto Rico – Events in March 2013

things to do in puerto rico

March is a great month to visit Puerto Rico!  Some of the biggest and best festivals and events are happening in March in Puerto Rico, and are not to be missed.  There are so many things to do in Puerto Rico in March.  Two major international tournaments take pace in March. In addition, there’s a […]

Vacation Home Rental Travel Trends to the Caribbean

This excellent infographic was shared with us recently by Flipkey. Of course, these statistics are based on their data as a vacation home rentals website, so it provides an interesting twist to where this traveler segment is going. This is particularly true because vacation rental travelers are not really counted in official tourism numbers (which […]

How Safe is Puerto Rico?

This is a question we get asked often by prospective travelers and meeting planners, and even by travelers visiting the Company Store as they work on planning their itinerary. Understandably- experiencing crime is a fast way to take the fun out of your vacation.  As we start gearing up for the holiday season and everyone […]

Events in Puerto Rico November 2012

Another month in 2012 has officially ended and once again we find ourselves looking forward into November. As we begin to make preparations for the holidays, Puerto Rico is alive and thriving, with events ranging from the Rum & Beer Festival to Discovery of Puerto Rico Day to Thanksgiving. No matter what you’re interested in, […]

The Crew’s 5 Favorite Things to Do in Puerto Rico – East-side

There are so many things to do 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 the Northeastern corner of Puerto […]

10 Must Try Caribbean Foods

Caribbean food is a fusion of influences from around the world.  Due to its long colonial history and centuries of involvement with other cultures and countries, the Caribbean has fused together many ingredients and flavors to make it its own.  Within the Caribbean, there is great diversity in both flavor and execution, and many dishes […]

Surfing Puerto Rico

The surf season in Puerto Rico is practically year-round starting in late summer and stretching into early spring. In prime position to receive the best waves in all of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico has long since been a popular destination for surfers. Although every coast of Puerto Rico boasts ideal surfing conditions, it is the […]

La Isla de Vieques

Vieques Beach

Located off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, is la isla de Vieques. A little yet inhabitable island, Vieques houses a small population of both permanent and part-time locals.  Accessible only by boat or plane, Vieques is known for its rustic charm and lacks the typical accommodations of major retailers, casinos and hotels. Thriving off […]