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The History of Puerto Rico: Lighthouses

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day!  And we are celebrating by highlighting the lighthouse of Puerto Rico.   If you are a lighthouse fanatic, or even looking to add a little history into your next vacation in Puerto Rico, consider touring some of the wonderful lighthouses to be found in Puerto Rico. The lighthouses of Puerto […]

The History Buff’s List of What to Do in Puerto Rico

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If you enjoy history than finding what to do in Puerto Rico on your vacation will not be difficult. Puerto Rico boasts some of the most interesting history from the middle New World. Visiting many of the fort settlements, constructed by the Spanish to protect from British and French invaders, will give you a look […]

Visit the Vieques Bunkers

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The history of Vieques is tied up with the history of the U.S. Navy. During its occupation of the island, the Naval Ammunition Facility (NAF) built a network of naval magazines in Vieques – hundreds of bunkers for ammunition storage, built into the hills, camouflaged beneath earth and grass on the western side of the […]

Hotels in Old San Juan Puerto Rico Have Lots to Offer

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Old San Juan in Puerto Rico is a 465-year-old neighborhood originally conceived as a military stronghold. Its 7-square-block area has evolved into a charming residential and commercial district. Protected by its two proud forts, the walled city of San Juan recalls a past era, and yet dazzles with sophisticated restaurants, charming hotels, and a sizzling […]

Casa Cortés and History of Chocolate Cortés

The popular brand Chocolate Cortés has existed since 1929, with a huge presence in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. In the fall of 2013, the Cortés family opened the Casa Cortés ChocoBar downstairs from their art gallery in Old San Juan, which serves breakfast, lunch, tapas and drinks all with a chocolate touch. The […]

Puerto Rico Hotels in Condado have a lot to Offer

Puerto Rico hotels vary from large extravagant resorts to small Bed & Breakfast Inns. Many hotels near San Juan offer high-end service, quality and prices. Shockingly, Condado offers great deals in one of San Juan’s richest neighborhoods without following the same high-end price trends as many hotels near this area. Condado is the strip right […]

The Nature Lover’s List of What to Do in Puerto Rico

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What to do in Puerto Rico? For a Nature Lover, Puerto Rico is a great destination to explore. A traveling nature lover may not know what to do in Puerto Rico, so below we share a few of our crew’s favorite spots. From the beaches, to the rainforest, and everything in between there is something […]

Top 10 Things to Do in Puerto Rico in February 2014

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February is a great month to visit Puerto Rico!  Some of the biggest and best festivals and events are happening in February in Puerto Rico, and are not to be missed.  Here are the top 10 things to do in Puerto Rico in February: February 1-2: 12th International Regatta. Annual regatta at Club Nautico in […]

Hotels in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico have lots to offer

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Isla Verde is located adjacent to the LMM International Airport along a beautiful stretch of beach.  There are several excellent resorts located on this stretch of beach which are renowned for their service to both convention and incentive groups and the individual traveler.  Here at Caribbean Trading Company, we have worked with these resorts for […]

Events in Puerto Rico for October 2013

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Puerto Rico continues in October to offer a wide range of activities and events.  Here is a highlight of some of the events to be found on the island in October  (be sure to verify prior to making the trek though): October 3-5: Marc Anthony in Concert: Marc Anthony returns to the Puerto Rico Coliseum […]