Learning a second language in a classroom is one thing; hearing it spoken by native speakers is a completely different experience. We enjoyed listening for local language idiosyncrasies on a recent visit to Puerto Rico.
Understanding a culture's past makes its present much more clear. A trip to Puerto Rico would not be complete without a stop at Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center, where visitors learn about the Taíno, the people who lived on this island at the time of Christopher Columbus' arrival.
Visitors to Puerto Rico will be met with endless options for entertainment. From relaxing on a beach with a piña colado, to nighttime kayaking through bioluminescent bays, to touring coffee plantations, Puerto Rico seems to have it all. Here's how we spent our 8-day stay.
Renting a condo can be an economical option when traveling, especially where the unit has an equipped kitchen and in-unit laundry facilities. For a stay in Puerto Rico, we recommend condo rentals on the beaches of Luquillo.