Located on the northern coastal plains of Puerto Rico, the seaside town of Hatillo is a tranquil community of undulating hills and rambling ranches. The village was founded in 1823 by Canarian immigrant Agustín Ruiz Miranda with the stipulation that part of the land be used for public buildings and wide streets with the rest […]
Utuado Puerto Rico Nickname: Otoao, Ciudad del Viví”, “Los Montañeses” Gentilic: “Utuadeños” Utuado is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the central/western mountainous region of the island known as La Cordillera Central. It is located north of Adjuntas and Ponce; south of Hatillo and Arecibo; east of Lares; and west of Ciales and Jayuya. […]
One of the most visited destinations in Puerto Rico is the city of Arecibo on the northern part of the island. The city is the largest by size on the island and is one of the oldest municipalities in the commonwealth. The area was originally settled in 1556 and the town was officially founded in […]
Believed to be founded between 1760 and the mid-1770s, Fajardo, Puerto Rico has grown to become one of the most important cities in the Caribbean. The city, also known as “The City of the Rising Sun”, is on the easternmost tip of Puerto Rico where the sun first rises. It is home to the largest […]
The city of Ponce in Puerto Rico is one of the most breathtaking destinations in the Caribbean. Also known as “La Perla del Sur” or “The Pearl of the South”, the city is full of lovely neoclassical buildings, decorative colonial homes, and beautiful fountains. The city was founded in 1692 and was Spain’s southern region […]
The history and culture of Mayaguez Puerto Rico make the city a very interesting place to visit. As the third largest city on the island, behind San Juan and Ponce, this West Coast gem offers plenty of activities to enhance any vacation. Here you can find elegant tree-lined plazas, fascinating cultural events, excellent lodgings, and […]
We took a drive to Hatillo to check out the Feistas de las Macaras. Before the festivities and the event, we did a little walking tour around the town center and by the beach
Vieques Island is part of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. It is part of an island group often referred to as the Spanish Virgin Islands. While the island was once used by the U.S. Armed Forces as a military target range, protests against it led to the departure of the Navy in 2003. The military […]
Christmas Night we headed out to Caguas Town Plaza. It was very busy with lots of families. Nicely decorated too.
We went on a day trip to Naguabo. Stopped in a great little seaside cafe and bought some souvenirs from the local merchants. Very beautiful area, very tranquil.