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La Bombonera in Old San Juan

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Back in the 1970s, I was a teenager growing up in Puerto Rico and my mother was young, strong-willed and fashion-conscious. She was always ready to dress me in the latest fads, as best as we could afford, like midi skirts with suede boots and a gown straight from a bridal magazine for my quinceañera….

Culebra: The Caribbean’s Quietest Island

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The Caribbean’s most unassuming beauty, a sparsely populated island once occupied by the U.S. Navy and now a paradise of deserted beaches and pristine waters, hides in plain sight off Puerto Rico’s east coast. No, not Vieques, with its W Hotel and Alain Ducasse restaurant. We mean Culebra, which has no cruise ship dock, no…

JUST BACK FROM…VIEQUES

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Just Back From… Vieques, Puerto Rico Trip duration: One week Flight Plan: We flew direct from New York to San Juan—a quick four-hour flight. There are then two ways to get from San Juan to Vieques. Option 1) For the adventurous at heart: Rent a car from Enterprise (the only company which allows you to…

5 Best things to do in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico’s attractions range from the adventurous (like the underground caves of Río Camuy Cave Park) to the historic (like the 500-year old walls of the El Morro fort). And there are plenty of options between the two extremes. Beach lovers must visit the western beaches of Rincón for sunbathing and surfing; snorkelers are bound to enjoy…

Air Canada launches new non-stop service between Montreal and San Juan, Puerto Rico

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MONTREAL, Canada — Air Canada on Saturday inaugurated a new non-stop service between Montreal and Puerto Rico. The morning departure of Air Canada flight AC958 marks the beginning of weekly flights from Montreal to San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, which will operate as a seasonal service this winter. “This new route from Montreal…

Top 10 Puerto Rico Beaches

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For a quick and easy getaway, Puerto Rico is a no-brainer. With direct flights from 20 U.S. cities, and no passport needed to gain entry for U.S. citizens, traveling to the island is a breeze. Plus, the island’s rich culture will make you feel like you’ve traveled somewhere exotic, even though you’re still on U.S….

Puerto Rico is an easy escape this winter

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Travelers looking for a quick and inexpensive escape from the dreary chill of winter need look no further than Puerto Rico. With miles of balmy beaches, unique natural wonders, bustling food and arts scenes — not to mention the ease of getting there — the Caribbean paradise has become a must-do destination for U.S. vacationers…

The Caribbean: Puerto Rico

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Look at a map of the Caribbean and Puerto Rico seems to be playing piggy in the middle. Sandwiched between budget beauty the Dominican Republic, and exclusive yachty haven the British Virgin Islands, you don’t hear so much about Puerto Rico, but that’s all about to change. This former Spanish colony and US territory is…

52 Places to Go in 2017, Northwest Puerto Rico #29

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A new destination for surfers and foodies. A handful of New York City exiles are defying the island’s troubles and turning the tiny surf town of Isabela into a hot spot that draws those escaping the East Coast winter. The Brooklyn-raised chef Wilson Davalos launched the chic, 20-seat restaurant CLMDO in 2014, which sparked a…

The world’s top trending destinations for 2017

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What holiday scenario could beat having a paradisiacal beach all to yourself, or a never-ending blanket of snow with not a soul in sight? Most of us ache for the chance to cross unchartered tourist territory, with ‘hidden gem’ tips the travel holy grail. And as the new year dawns, the desire in us to…