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How to Spend 3 Days in San Juan, Puerto Rico

2016-10-17T23:57:38+00:00

When you're on vacation you want to see, taste, and do it all. A sense of exploration aan take over you, leaving you with a desire to discover everything that you can possibly find. It's especially easy to feel like this in a place like San Juan, Puerto Rico, where history, culture, food, and the beach all co-exist [...]

How to Spend 3 Days in San Juan, Puerto Rico2016-10-17T23:57:38+00:00

Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe

2016-07-01T08:34:09+00:00

There are few dishes in Puerto Rico that are as treasured as mofongo. It's as classic as a refreshing piña colada, and you'll be hard pressed to find a restaurant on the island that doesn't offer it. Mofongo is made from mashed plantains, crunchy pork rinds, and flavorful garlic and is usually served right out of the [...]

Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe2016-07-01T08:34:09+00:00

10 Ways to Save Money on Vacation in Puerto Rico

2016-06-28T16:37:38+00:00

Who says you have to break the bank to enjoy a getaway to a tropical and sunny island? Just by traveling to Puerto Rico you're already a step ahead of the game:  you don't need to worry about currency exchanges or roaming charges! Plus, there's tons of things to do in and around San Juan that are 100% [...]

10 Ways to Save Money on Vacation in Puerto Rico2016-06-28T16:37:38+00:00

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend

2016-04-04T15:33:45+00:00

Close your eyes. Imagine a beautiful beach and a weekend full of delicious food from Puerto Rico's best restaurants. Want to make this daydream a reality?  You can, this weekend at Saborea 2016! As Puerto Rico's largest culinary event of the year, Saborea is a can't-miss event for foodies and non-foodies alike. Taking place on Escambrón [...]

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend2016-04-04T15:33:45+00:00

Newly Renovated Intercontinental San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde

2014-03-22T20:17:09+00:00

The iconic InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino has undergone a $22.5 million renovation as announced by the Intercontinental® Hotels Group (IHG), a global leader in the hospitality industry and a pioneering international hotel company in Puerto Rico since 1960.  Originally designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus, the property is one of the most renown in [...]

Newly Renovated Intercontinental San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde2014-03-22T20:17:09+00:00

Does Daylight Savings Time Apply in Puerto Rico?

2014-03-08T20:01:49+00:00

Good question! One we get asked very often here at Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours. The answer: NO! Daylight Savings DOES NOT apply to American territories, such as Puerto Rico.   So while most of the mainland will be setting their clocks 1 hour ahead on Sunday, March 9 at 2am (remember: [...]

Does Daylight Savings Time Apply in Puerto Rico?2014-03-08T20:01:49+00:00

Carnival Traditions in Puerto Rico

2014-03-04T20:42:05+00:00

Laissez les bons temps rouler...   It's Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras en française) and here at Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours we wanted to share the origins of our very own Caribbean-style carnival and the unique and rich traditions celebrated in Puerto Rico. Much like the world-famous celebrations of New Orleans, Venice, and Rio de [...]

Carnival Traditions in Puerto Rico2014-03-04T20:42:05+00:00

Mayaguez Culinary Fest 2014

2014-03-01T19:48:00+00:00

The coastal town of Mayaguez on the west coast of Puerto Rico is inaugurating its first-ever culinary fest this weekend. Around 80 industry experts will participate in the event, which is to be held as a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Besides great food, local celebrity chefs there will also be live music, fashion shows, and [...]

Mayaguez Culinary Fest 20142014-03-01T19:48:00+00:00

2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team

2014-02-21T11:51:54+00:00

  The results are in! After competing at the University of Puerto Rico, Carolina campus, a panel of local celebrity chefs has  selected the 2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team members. The new all-star ensemble will feature local chefs Luis Castillo of IHE Inc, Raul Correa of San Juan Water Beach Club Hotel, Christopher Vega [...]

2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team2014-02-21T11:51:54+00:00

A Taste of Rum Festival 2014

2014-02-15T17:33:03+00:00

    Save the date, the official rum festival of Puerto Rico is around the corner! The annual Taste of Rum Festival will be held next Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Old San Juan. The festival, which is sponsored by Rums of Puerto Rico, will give locals and tourists alike the unique opportunity to enjoy [...]

A Taste of Rum Festival 20142014-02-15T17:33:03+00:00
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