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Beneath the Sea in Isla Culebra: A Puerto Rican Snorkeling Adventure

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Upon our arrival, and after a night in San Juan, we connected with a público, Puerto Rico’s long-distance taxi services, and made our way to the city of Fajardo, on the island’s eastern coastline – we were headed to a little island 20 miles east – Culebra. Because of its small size, Isla Culebra has…

Hot New Things to Do in Puerto Rico

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A bold generation of Puerto Rican chefs, artists and hoteliers is now ready for its close-up. Melvin Martínez, a burly, soft-spoken 35-year-old painter, stands in the center of his studio in San Juan’s Santurce neighborhood. A fleck of silver glitter is stuck to his neck, another twinkles from his brow. Martínez is one of the…

A guide to exploring some epic caves in Puerto Rico Read Part 2

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La Cueva del Indio How to get there: Take Route 22 out of Arecibo. Turn right at Route 2 and go over a few bridges. At the light, take a left, followed by a quick right turn onto 681. Follow this to kilomete 7.8 or so and look for a sign on the left in…

A guide to exploring some epic caves in Puerto Rico Read Part 1

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The most difficult part about the caves in Puerto Rico? Figuring out how to get to them. Maybe it’s my suburban upbringing talking, but the region seems to have a pretty strong aversion to road signage. Still, pick the right dirt road to turn on or find the correct gas station to park at, and…

Puerto Rico: Island of wonder

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Puerto Rico has been a U.S. territory since 1902, and the advantages for U.S. travelers are evident — a passport isn’t necessary, American currency is in use, and driving is on the right side. The capital city, San Juan, is the ideal place to begin for any first-time visitor. It is a popular destination for…

Top Five Things To Do In Puerto Rico

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If you are contemplating a Caribbean vacation this year, you are making an excellent choice! The Caribbean is one of the most popular vacation destinations and for good reason. There are so many places to visit, things to see and people to meet, the possibilities are almost limitless! The Caribbean is a hub for vacationers…

Porta Atlantico San Juan Places Puerto Rico on the Superyacht Map

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Puerto Rico is already a maritime hub in the Caribbean. Now, the U.S. flag island is ready to make its mark as the region’s first-ever full-service superyacht destination. In June, Puerto Rico’s Governor Alejandro García Padilla announced the development of Porta Atlantico San Juan, a marina and shipyard facility that will cater to international yachts ranging from…

Puerto Rico Anticipates Record-Breaking Cruise Season

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Puerto Rico is on its way to break cruise passenger records for the second time in three years. The Island is the number one home port for cruise ships in the Caribbean and continues to be one of the most popular cruise destinations, attracting the world’s largest vessels. Additionally, based on demand, new Puerto Ricoshore…

Puerto Rico Tour Desk member Francisco Amundarai Tour Guide & Layer

Francisco Amundaray Puerto Rico Tour Desk

Interested in conservation, environmental public policy, nature interpretation, history and ecotourism. Has a B.A. in Geography, Area of Emphasis in Physical and Environmental Geography. Has a eight years experience as adventure guide and nature guide. Is a licensed tour guide and tour operator. Has training in CPR, First Aid, Rescue techniques and rope techniques.