Puerto Rico Archive
Let’s face it, planning a vacation is never easy. There are so many things you have to consider from the beginning to the end that it can make for a hectic schedule. Perhaps, all you really need
Travelers looking for a casino with a beachfront location may also want to consider the Ritz Carlton San Juan. At the Ritz Carlton San Juan rooms with a city view start out at $299 per night, double
Room rates at the Courtyard by Marriott typically start at $229 per night, double occupancy for a room with a partial ocean view.
Travelers will find the Embassy Suites El San Juan’s location supreme as it is just a two block jaunt to the ever popular Isla Verde Beach.
If your family has a case of the winter blues, take a vacation to sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico. Though this tropical island is just 35 miles wide and 100 feet long, the capital city contains more
Among scuba divers, Puerto Rico is often overshadowed by the other islands of the Caribbean, such as the Bahamas, Bonaire or Grand Cayman. Yet Puerto Rico includes Mona Island, the gem of a chain of small islands
For the majority of people traveling to the Caribbean their primary reason for going is to relax and enjoy the sunshine. However what many of these people may not know is it some of the best casinos
If your family vacation plans call for a little backpacking, you may want to consider a warm weather destination. And if you don’t have passports all lined up, you should go get that done, but in the
Located in the center of the west coast of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez is the island’s fifth largest city. The city has historic sites, architecture and attractions that rival those of San Juan and Ponce and is close
Puerto Rico is an enchanting island in the Caribbean. Surprising to some, Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States. This means that citizens of the United States do not need a passport to visit the
If you find yourself on the southwest portion of Puerto Rico and are looking for a great place to visit, head on over to Cabo Rojo, the capital of tourism on that part of the island. Cabo
Although the Caribbean is the preferred paradise of the wealthy, having fun in the Caribbean sun doesn’t have to blow any traveller’s budget. Fortunately, the Caribbean also offers financially friendly flights and hotels, perfect for people short
Situated on the United States island of Puerto Rico, the El Yunque National Forest was previously recognized as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest. The second highest mountain peak in the forest is also
Caribbean vacations are all the rage. Warm sun and sand in fabulous resorts are a dream come true for people all over the world. Puerto Rico all-inclusive resorts offer beaches, entertainment, and relaxation for families and couples.
Puerto Rico has scores of museums exhibiting everything from millennia-old Indian artifacts to 20th century modern art. The most prestigious collection of fine art in the Caribbean is yours to visit at the Ponce Museum of Art,
A hurricane brought massive flooding to the Tibes section of Ponce in 1975 and unearthed remnants of indigenous cultures that had been hidden for centuries. Archaeologists soon uncovered the largest ceremonial center in the West Indies—one that
Gothic churches are rare in the New World, but Puerto Rico has two: Porta Coeli, built in 1606 in San Germán, and San José, built in the 1530’s in Old San Juan.
Fort San Cristóbal stands guard at where once was the eastern gate to the walled city of Old San Juan. Construction on the fort was begun in 1634 and finished in 1790, although modifications were made well
Located in the southwestern town of San Germán, Porta Coeli Museum is a tiny, dazzling gem of great architectural and historical value. Walk up its ancient staircase and look down on the plaza surrounded by centuries-old homes
The little town of Maunabo is located precisely at the point where the east of Puerto Rico meets the south. The town is flanked by the last two legs of the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range) as
In 1833 a Spaniard who emigrated from Venezuela to Puerto Rico purchased a large parcel of fertile land in the hills north of Ponce. He built a lovely two-story main house, slave quarters, farm buildings and processing
When the first Spaniards arrived on the island more than 500 years ago, they encountered thousands of Taíno Indians—the most recent of a series of inhabitants that had populated the Caribbean region for thousands of years.