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New Tour Guide Spotlight – Meet Alexandra

As a small company, it’s always a privilege to be able to welcome new team members! One of the main qualities our guides share in common is the passion for Puerto Rican culture! We would like to introduce you to Alexandra! What motivated you to become an Old San Juan Tour Guide? I was looking […]

New Restaurant Partner: El Nido

El Nido is one of the newest restaurants in Old San Juan. El Nido in English means “the nest.” Local mom and pop owners, Vaness and Emilio decided to name their restaurant “the nest” after taking inspiration from a native Caribbean bird called a “Pitirre” which is fiercely protective of its territory. Feeling protective and […]

Three Unique Restaurant Picks in Old San Juan

Culinary exploration is one of the best parts of traveling. In Puerto Rico it is no different. Here you can taste platanos, piña coladas, craft cocktails, and savory alcapurrias, among other delicacies. Each food tour we lead at Flavors of San Juan has one goal: that guests leave Puerto Rico with the knowledge and understanding […]

Sipping San Juan: Exploring the City’s Vibrant Coffee Scene

Sipping San Juan: Exploring The City’s Vibrant Coffee Scene

Puerto Rico is known for producing high-quality coffee beans, and the island has a long and rich history of coffee production. If you’re a coffee lover, San Juan is a must-visit destination for exploring the world of coffee. From coffee farms to local coffee shops, there are many opportunities to learn about the history and […]

The Rum Capital of the World

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  A great Puerto Rican welcome often includes a glass of some of the world’s best rum. Puerto Rico is often called the rum capital of the world, and for a good reason. The ingredients, distillers, and pedigree of Puerto Rico’s rum production are unparalleled. Travelers looking to learn more about the rum-soaked history of […]

Puerto Rico’s Unofficial National Dish

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Across all of Puerto Rico, between its many cities and towns, it’s a given that someone, somewhere, is frying up some mofongo for their next meal. It’s the unofficial national specialty of Puerto Rico, and travelers joining us on our Classic Old San Juan Food Tour will always remark about how unique and exciting this […]

A Glimpse Into Our El Morro Tour

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There’s simply no doubt about what feature of Old San Juan is the most striking. Among the litany of historic homes, centuries-old cobblestone streets, and other aspects of history brought to life, Castillo San Felipe del Morro is one site that towers above all the rest. If you’re looking for an exciting way to explore […]

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again

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Originally featured HERE By Chris Bunting  Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s not-so-woke chats. But on the bright side, its bangin’ […]

Off the eaten track in San Juan

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Enjoy “Off the eaten track in San Juan,” originally published in Lonely Planet by Flavors Food Tours CEO, Leslie Padro Wiggins. A foodie trip to Puerto Rico might evoke images of traditional island fare: red beans and white rice, lechón – a roasted suckling pig – or even the island’s ubiquitous signature dish mofongo, made […]

Traditional Puerto Rican Flan Tutorial

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Enjoy the pleasure of Puerto Rico’s richest, creamiest dessert in the comfort of your own home with this Puerto Rican flan tutorial courtesy Nicolmarie, a Flavors Food Tours guide in San Juan, PR.