Puerto Rico

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunrise in Condado

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Julie Atwell, who sent in this stunning snapshot of the sun rising over the Condado neighbourhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Do you have a great […]


Rum Journal: This is Your New Coconut Sangria Recipe

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor With this winter’s tundra-like temperatures (hopefully!) behind us, its time to celebrate spring. Puerto Rico’s El Conquistador Resort offers a novel way to toast to the season’s arrival with a refreshing coconut sangria, made, […]


Puerto Rico Hotel Sector Reporting Strong Growth

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s tourism sector is showing strong growth in 2015, according to new data from the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. In February, hotel occupancy grew by 4.8 percent compared to […]


Caribbean Home: A Dorado Beach Property Lists for $8.5 Million

Above: the property is located across from the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve resort By the Caribbean Journal staff A property in Puerto Rico’s Dorado Beach with some Rockefeller history has hit the market. The parcel, which includes a 4,000-square-foot […]

Puerto Rico Sets a Single-Day Record for Cruise Passenger Arrivals

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico set a new single-day record for cruise visitors on Wednesday, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. A total of six ships and 17,847 passengers arrived to the […]

The Best-Kept Secret in Puerto Rico

Above: The Horned Dorset Primavera By Alexander Britell RINCON — It’s a long road, even longer once you get to Rincon. Before the sun set, my car passed through the large, red-yellow-technicolor Rincon welcome arch, and soon the only color […]


5 Places to Shop Local in San Juan

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor Memorialize your San Juan sojourn with a keepsake from one of these stores, where you’ll find authentic, exclusively Puerto Rican items. Because if you don’t bring anything back from your Caribbean travels, how will […]

One Caribbean City’s Clever Plan to Save Stray Animals

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor SAN JUAN — In between salsa dancing and sipping pina coladas in the city where it was invented, you might want to do something more altruistic with your time in San Juan. Here’s an […]

On a Side Street in Arecibo

Above: Arecibo (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ARECIBO — The town square is empty. It’s a half a block from the town square here in Arecibo, the “Diamond of the North” of the island of Puerto Rico, an old town set […]


Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Sign 11 Cooperation Agreements

By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic have signed a total of 11 bilateral agreements during a visit by Dominican President Danilo Medina to the American territory this week. The cooperation agreements cover areas including trade, […]

A New Kind of Caribbean Guesthouse Opens in Puerto Rico

Above: the Dream Inn By the Caribbean Journal staff This is the Caribbean’s newest bed and breakfast, and it’s not quite like any other guest house in the region. It’s modern, it’s artful, it’s a bit funky. It’s called the Dream […]

Google Is Testing Its New Modular Smartphone on This Caribbean Island

Above: the Ara smartphone (all photos by Google) By the Caribbean Journal staff Google’s revolutionary new smartphone project is getting its first test in the Caribbean. The global tech giant will be launching the pilot test of its Project Ara smartphone […]


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