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    Golf Tournaments, Music Festivals, Races, a Pet Festival, Food & Wine Festivals, Orchid Festivals, and even a Saint Patty’s Day parade! There are lots of activities going on in Puerto Rico in March 2015. Here are some of the more noteworthy events.

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Everyone comes to Puerto Rico for a different reason. If you are an avid golfer, Puerto Rico’s many golf ...

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featuredimage Three Kings Museum in Juana Diaz

The big holiday in Puerto Rico is Three Kings Day, celebrated on January 6. And nowhere else on the island are ...

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If you are a fisherman you know how enjoyable it is to spend time out on the water, especially when ...

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We had our first Bushwacker drinks while on Culebra, and every time we go there, this is our drink of ...

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featuredimage Rio Espiritu Santo Waterfall in El Yunque

El Yunque National Forest has a lot more to explore besides the forest along Road 191. If you have a little ...

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featuredimage El Yunque’s Best-Kept Secret: Juan Diego Falls

Juan Diego Falls is a series of beautiful waterfalls located a short (but demanding) walk from the road. We feel ...

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Viewing Old San Juan from the water adds a new dimension to the experience - it kind of gives you ...

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If you are an art fan, Bayamón should be on your list of places to visit. There are two ...

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featuredimage Be an Ambassador of the Environment at the Ritz in Dorado

The Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment program at the Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers eco-oriented activities for children, teens, ...

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You might think that all beaches in Puerto Rico are the same. If you do, then you couldn't be more ...

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Snorkeling on Vieques

If you’ve spent some time on the island of Vieques, you have no doubt visited some beautiful beaches. But what do you do when you get bored of yet another gorgeous beach? You jump into the water with a mask, fins, and snorkel to see what lies beneath the waves! Here are some spots that on Vieques that we’ve found to be good for snorkeling. Is your favorite on the list?

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What’s Happening? February 2015

Caribbean Baseball Play-offs, festivals celebrating everything from coffee to music to rum, a BBQ competition, and Puerto Rico’s blow-out pre-Lent “Carnaval Ponceño” … There are lots of activities going on in Puerto Rico in February 2015. Here are some of the more noteworthy events.

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Jardín de la Princesa Park Now Open in Old San Juan

The Jardín de la Princesa park in Old San Juan was opened to the public in October 2014. It features five bronze sculptures by Jose Buscaglia representing the Source of the Heritage of the Americas. There is a small garden, and a playground for the kids. It along Paseo de la Princesa, not far from the cruise ship piers … so it’s an easy stop on your tour of Old San Juan.

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What’s Happening? January 2015

Fairs, Kings, Paso Fino Horses, and the biggest street party this side of New Orleans. There are lots of activities going on in Puerto Rico in January 2015. Here are some of the more noteworthy events.

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Coffee Flavored Rum – A Great Puerto Rican Libation

Coffee-infused Puerto Rican rum is a tasty treat that is quick and easy to make. It can be used in other recipes as a substitute for Kahlúa, added to coffee, or enjoyed as a shot or on the rocks. Make a bunch of bottles to give away as gifts, and be sure to keep one for yourself!

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Holiday Season Family Fun at La Feria – The Park

Do you know someone who loves amusement parks or carnivals? Then La Feria – The Park will be right up their alley. This annual carnival runs from Late November or Early December through the end of the first week of January. This family-friendly fair is full of amusement park rides and games, food and refreshments, live music and shows, holiday light displays and even a petting zoo.

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Puerto Rico’s 2014-2015 Winter Baseball League

MLB Winter League Baseball in Puerto Rico is starting on 30 October 2014! Get out to one of the stadiums in Carolina, Caguas, San Juan or Mayaguez and support your favorite team. The action is non-stop, and it is a great family-friendly atmosphere!

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Visit Loiza for Some Authentic Hand-Crafted Souvenirs

The town of Loiza has a long and interesting history. The African heritage of the area is seen all around town — in the music, dance and art. The Loizeno people are proud of their ancestry, and the local artisans often use it as a primary theme in their artwork. If you really want to take home a meaningful and authentic hand-crafted souvenir from Puerto Rico, skip the Made in China stuff that you’ll find at the airport. Instead, take a short trip to Loiza where you can learn a little history, and buy directly from the artists.

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Take a Hike on Vieques

If you are looking for something to do on Vieques other than go to beaches, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has made 3 new hiking trails. Called Vereda Cerro Playuela, they opened these trails in mid-2013. The trails offer the experience of going through a few different types of forests, great views, and remote beaches that are so beautiful you will be so happy for this diversion.

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Volunteer to Help Save Puerto Rico’s History

Archaeologists have found evidence of pre-Taino people living in what is now Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve in Fajardo. They have uncovered human skeletons, bones, shells, tools, and clay pots that date back to 300-600AD. But now, this historical site is at risk of being lost due to actions of the waves and wind, and the rise in sea level. It is a race against time to save the remains – and they need your help!

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Playa Grande Beach on Vieques

Vieques is known for it’s beautiful, white-sand beaches with calm, sparkling blue water that are perfect for sunbathing and swimming. There are other beaches on the island that have rugged beauty and seem to go on for miles. Playa Grande is that kind of beach. It’s perfect for long walks, sunbathing, and countless photo ops.

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Vieques: More Than Just Beaches – North Side

What do you do when you’ve had too much sun or are simply tired of lounging around on beautiful beaches? You take a road trip! Even though Vieques is known for it’s beautiful beaches, there are still some non-beachy things you can do to pass the time. Here is a list of things you can do on the north side of Vieques that don’t involve a beach blanket.

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Chikungunya – What You Need to Know

Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne virus that causes fever and intense joint pain. Primarily found in Africa and Asia, the first cases of Chikungunya in the Caribbean were detected in December 2013. The virus spread throughout the Caribbean in the first half of 2014, and on 29 May 2014, the Puerto Rico Department of Health reported the first local case of Chikungunya in Puerto Rico. This article provides a run-down of the symptoms and what you can do to help prevent the Chikungunya virus.

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