5 Fantastic Puerto Rico Day Trips

Fantastic Day Trips from San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is known as the “Isle of Enchantment” (a nickname I completely support) but if you have more than a few days on the island and you don’t make it out of San Juan, you may miss out on some of its gems. The island is relatively small; no city is further than about a 2 hour drive from San Juan, and a lot … Continue reading Fantastic Day Trips from San Juan, Puerto Rico

Know Before You Go: Puerto Rico

A quick list of seven things to keep in mind while planning your trip to the ‘Isle of Enchantment’! 1. It’s a US Territory If you’re planning a trip to the Island of Enchantment, you probably already know this, but it merits pointing out again. This makes it so¬†easy for US citizens to travel there–no passport necessary, no worrying about money conversions when buying stuff, … Continue reading Know Before You Go: Puerto Rico

Quick Guide: Puerto Rico

IN SHORT Puerto Rico’s nickname is the “Island of Enchantment” and I’ve also heard it described as “Latin America for beginners”. I think both are true, and great reasons for visiting. You can get a feel for Latin America–the colorful art, welcoming culture, upbeat music, tasty food–without having to be fluent in Spanish, think about currency conversions, get a passport, or worry about avoiding drinking … Continue reading Quick Guide: Puerto Rico