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Culinary Tour with Spoon in Old San Juan

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  In July 2018, Discover Puerto Rico was created as the Island’s official DMO (Destination Management organization). DMOs are not for profit organizations whose purpose is to grow the visitor economy and enhance long-term economic development. We look forward to working with the DMO to help position Puerto Rico as the Caribbean’s premier destination for…

Coffee Shops in San Juan

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Image cc Puerto Rico Tourism Co. There’s something magical about a cup of coffee. Well, not just any cup of joe! It must unquestionably begin with quality beans. [Disclaimer: I’m not a purist and I will sometimes add cinnamon and other toppings if the beans are not great to begin with] For me, it’s a…

Taste of Rum 2015

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This Saturday February 28, Paseo de La Princesa in Old San Juan will be transformed into a festival of bacchanalian revelry fueled by music, fine food, and most crucially, rum. In it’s 6th year, Taste of Rum 2015, sponsored by Rums of Puerto Rico, is slated to be the Island’s best yet. Celebrating over 450…

Fiestas de La Calle San Sebastián 2015

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Its party time! The largest street festival in Puerto Rico will take place January 15-18 in Old San Juan. The origins of the festival date back to the 1950s, when a parish priest of San José Church (second oldest church in the Americas) organized the festival to raise funds for various church buildings and named…

La Campechada 2014 Art Festival in Old San Juan

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This December 12th-14th the streets and plazas of Old San Juan will be transformed into a splendor of visual art and performance for La Campechada 2014. Drawing its name from Puerto Rico’s first recognized painter Jose Campeche, La Campechada is an annual interdisciplinary arts festival showcasing an array of artistic mediums. Visitors to Old San…