An Instagrammer’s Guide to Puerto Rico

One glance at a Google image search of “Puerto Rico,” and you’ll be enchanted by its white-sand beaches, swaying palms, lush forests, charming cities, and historical sites. If you’re planning a trip to the...

What You Should Know Before Visiting Puerto Rico

Planning a trip to the Island of Enchantment but unsure of where to start? We've got you covered. Here's a guide to Puerto Rico to read before you go.  BASICS: Official Title: The Commonwealth of...

Caffeine Culture: The History of Coffee in Puerto Rico

Coffee has a deep history in Puerto Rico, dating back to 1736. Over the next hundred years, the coffee industry continued to grow, reaching its peak in the nineteenth century. However, by the the...

How Voluntourism is Helping Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane

On September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria became the first Category 5 hurricane to strike the island of Puerto Rico. Noted as the deadliest storm to hit the Atlantic last year and the most intense...

Rediscovering Home in Puerto Rico: A Q&A with Writer Melissa Alvarado Sierra

Melissa Alvarado Sierra has traveled the world by land, sea, and air, but when she began working as a freelance writer and had the option to settle down anywhere she wanted, she knew she’d...

A Guide to Puerto Rico’s Annual Festivals

Let’s cut to the chase: Puerto Ricans know how to party. No matter the time of year, it’s difficult to turn a corner on the island territory without happening upon a celebration of some...
Elvin and Zay grew up in tropical Puerto Rico, the Island of Enchantment.

Meet Elvin and Zay, the Travelers without Suitcases

Elvin and Zay Tirado can’t help loving Puerto Rico, the island where they grew up, met, and fell in love. Although they spend about three-quarters of the year exploring faraway cities and countries, they...

6 Places to Snorkel in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is home to plenty of pristine beaches, their shorelines glistening with white sand and turquoise water. It’s easy to get lost in their serenity, reading, tanning, and relaxing — but exploring what...

A Hiking Enthusiast’s Guide to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s varied landscape is a sweet treat for nature lovers, especially those looking to go on a hike or two during their trip. The island is known for its lush and lively rainforests,...

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