Thank You for Visiting Puerto Rico Tour Desk
Kiosk #1 Plaza Colon Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
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Tel: 787-710-1109

Dreaming of Puerto Rico

One of my favorite things in life is traveling to new places. Learning about a culture first-hand through their history, traditions, and food is just fascinating and pure joy for me. I was glad to tag along on Rich’s business trip to Puerto Rico for a little relaxation after a...

Paddling over underwater fireworks in Mosquito Bay

As I set out across Mosquito Bay on a moonless night, the water below my glass-bottom kayak twinkles brighter than the stars above. I skim across a sea of diamonds. Every stroke of my paddle stirs up an explosion of blue-white light. I am on Vieques, a small island an hour by...

YOU MUST TRY TOSTONES IN PUERTO RICO

When you think of Puerto Rico, your mind most likely goes straight to the gorgeous beaches with turquoise water and soft, white sand. While the beaches are certainly nothing to forget about, Puerto Rico has more to offer than just scenery. This island paradise also has some...

Culebra vs Vieques: Puerto Rico’s contrasting islands

Floating in a political no-man’s-land between US statehood and outright independence, Puerto Rico is an archipelago made up of four significant land masses, only three of which are inhabited: the heavily populated main island and its two eastern siblings, Vieques and Culebra....

Off the eaten track in San Juan

A foodie trip to Puerto Rico might evoke images of traditional island fare: red beans and white rice, lechón – a roasted suckling pig – or even the island’s ubiquitous signature dish mofongo, made with garlicky smashed green plantains stuffed with meat or vegetables. Do a little...

San Juan’s best cocktail bars

In the balmy Puerto Rican capital of San Juan, the creative class has merged the art of island living with the art of crafting a cocktail. The result? A wave of striking flavors that delight both connoisseurs and amateurs. And that’s just what’s on the menu – where you drink...

Puerto Rico’s Top Five Foodie Secrets

You might think that Puerto Rico’s foodie fame hasn’t changed since the Pina Colada was born out of a publicity stunt at the Caribe Hilton’s iconic Beachcomber Bar in San Juan in August of 1954 – or was it 1953 – when Roman “Monchito” Marrero – or Ramon Mingot...

Exploring Puerto Rico’s Eastern Side

It was unfortunate that my very first glimpse of Puerto Rico was on a plane late at night. From my window, all I could see were dull patches of city lights over an endless blanket of black. A more scenic welcome would have been nice – lush and green and surrounded by that...

Puerto Rican Coffee to Rescue Island’s Economy

SAN JUAN – During a presentation of its most recent innovations in the coffee industry and how it will make its way into the homes of many Puerto Ricans, Alto Grande informed that it is committed to helping Puerto Rico’s economy. Alto Grande will release Thursday three new coffee...

7 Reasons Why Puerto Rico Should Be Your Next Stop

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico made headlines recently when one lucky resident won the Powerball lottery, earning one third of a $564 million jackpot. Perhaps more surprising than this once-in-a-lifetime draw, however, is the fact that some people are unaware of Puerto Rico’s...