What to Keep in Mind About Technology Use During Your Trip to Puerto Rico

Gearing up for a vacation or work trip to Puerto Rico? Though it’s common practice to take our tech devices along when traveling, many travelers express concern about everything from safety to the availability of Wi-Fi during their time away. Here is some tech-related information to keep in mind as you prepare for an upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. Cell Phone Coverage Planning a trip to Puerto Rico requires extra attention to your cell phone plan. Puerto Rico may be outside your network’s coverage, so it’s important to research the…

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There Are Interesting and Exciting Places to See While Touring in Puerto Rico

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For your next traveling destination, make it to the island of Puerto Rico where you will just enjoy the many tours that are available there for your touring pleasures. There is a lot to see and do while spending your time having some fun with all of the Puerto Rico tours. You can just relax while floating in the ocean on a leisurely catamaran sail to Icacos which is just south of San Juan. There you will be able to view many miles of white sandy beaches with beautiful blue…

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“Cocobana” & “La Joya”: Puerto Rico’s best murals and street art

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Puerto Rico is a Latin American country that has plenty to offer visitors and citizens, as it has a number of appealing scenic locations as well as featuring some of the world’s most incredible natural beauty. However, it could be argued that there is nothing better than the street art scene and the murals that have since popped up all across the island in various places. Of course, there is no doubt that the art scene within Puerto Rico has managed to grow in the way that it has because…

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How to Make the Most of Your Time in Puerto Rico

Whether it’s your first time in Puerto Rico or you’re a frequent visitor, you’ll always find wonders and excitement to discover. The unique blend of cultures making up Puerto Rico is expressed in the food, music, and lifestyle of both cities and countryside. Add to that 300 miles of coastline and beautiful nature preserves, and each visit offers a time to remember. Immerse Yourself in the Local Culture The best way to know Puerto Rico is to immerse yourself in the local culture. The capital of San Juan has historical…

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Celebrating 24 Years Puerto Rican Cultural Center

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Celebrating 24 Years Puerto Rican Cultural Center ❤ HAPPY BIRTHDAY ❤ We are celebrating 24 Years! On September 10, 1997, we started with *nothing* but dreams. We launched our 1st class in a rented ballet studio with “baby ducks” painted on the back wall. Our first performance featured two homemade costumes, recorded music, and a flag. Today we are the only Puerto Rican Cultural Center in the Southwest & Texas affiliated with the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture for ongoing programming! We are a community bonded like family…

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Puerto Rico: Year-Round Destination

Puerto Rico is one of those places that has it all – a climate that is pleasant, sunny and mild year round, fabulous beaches, clear blue waters and world-class luxury accommodations. Puerto Rico also has beautiful rain forests, mountains, perfect waves for surfing, top-ranked golf courses, casinos, fine dining and outdoor activities of every sort. Tennis, hiking, biking, shopping or just sunbathing – there is something in Puerto Rico for everyone and any time of year is perfect, though there are peak seasons when things cost a bit more and…

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Art in Puerto Rico

Whether your style is contemporary, classic, urban, or full of history, Puerto Rico has works of art that will inspire you with the island’s distinct interpretation of Caribbean culture. For a mix of old and new, the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico in San Juan’s artsy Santurce neighborhood features sculptures, paintings, and articles that date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. The sculpture garden outside the museum rivals the beauty of the works inside, including a koi pond and peaceful, park-like green space in the middle of the city. This museum is…

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Puerto Rico Government Launches Incentive For First Responders

Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi recently announced that first responders will be eligible to receive a $2,000 bonus for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. $200 million has been set aside for first responders and health care workers for this particular incentive. In total, the Puerto Rican Government will receive $2.47 billion to allocate to various initiatives and measures in order to aid economic recovery after the pandemic. The federal government allocated these funds under the American Rescue Plan Act. Not everyone will be eligible  According to Pierluisi, first responders need to…

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Is Your Puerto Rico Trip During Hurricane Season Worth the Risk?

Is Your Puerto Rico Trip During Hurricane Season Worth the Risk

There’s nothing more relaxing than soaking in the warm sunshine while gazing at the crystal blue Caribbean waters. The only thing that can make the experience even more cherishable is a glass of a refreshing cocktail, like pina colada. If that’s your idea of the perfect getaway, chances are you’re already craving a holiday to the birthplace of pina colada. Puerto Rico: Every Traveler’s Wonderland That’s right! Puerto Rico isn’t just known for its picture-perfect coastline, welcoming locals, and rich history. The awe-inspiring Caribbean island is famous for gifting human…

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Luis Muñoz Marín

Luis Muñoz Marín (1898 – 1980) was a Puerto Rican journalist, politician, and prominent figure in creating ties between the United States and Puerto Rico. He was the founder of the Popular Democratic Party, president of the Puerto Rican Senate, and the first democratically elected governor of Puerto Rico. During his regime, Puerto Rico saw political and economic reform, mass migration, and suppression of independence ideals. José Luis Alberto Muñoz Marín was born February 18, 1898 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A few months after his birth, Puerto Rico was…

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