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February 2024

Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico

The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico upholds a rich artistic tradition spanning nearly 500 years, encompassing painting, sculpture, graphics, ceramics, folk art, photography, and various contemporary media. As a non-profit institution, the museum actively supports this dynamic tradition through the collection, exhibition, and interpretation of art.

Michelle M. Irrizarry

Michelle M. Irrizarry's gallery showcases original pieces in watercolor and oil, portraying an energetic, colorful, and vivid world. Her favorite themes include flowers and scenes from Puerto Rico and Europe. This gallery is truly captivating, awe-inspiring, and remarkable!

La Casa del Libro

La Casa del Libro, originally an 18th-century house, has been transformed into a book museum housing a rare collection of early manuscripts and books, with some dating back to the 15th century. Its collection boasts over 6000 volumes. The museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday, excluding holidays, from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. For additional information, call (787) 723-0354.

Known as La Isla Nena, it stands out as one of the remaining Caribbean islands reminiscent of a tranquil, lush, and uncrowded past. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you, with clear waters resembling a masterpiece painted by a skilled artist, showcasing harmonious shades of blue, turquoise, and light greens.

January 2024

Puerto Rico, 1940s-50s Photo Collection

With over 1,000 images, this is a remarkable collection of photos from the 1940s-1950's, capturing a significant historical period.

Rincon Beach Resort

The Rincon Beach Resort is a delightful destination with its four-star oceanfront setting and boutique resort style. Located at Almirante Beach on the Western Coast of Puerto Rico, near the surfing heaven of Rincon, it offers a picturesque setting for guests to enjoy. Whether guests are looking to relax by the pool, enjoy the ocean views, or explore the nearby surfing spots, Rincon Beach Resort offers a well-rounded experience for those seeking a coastal getaway in Puerto Rico.

Casa Bacardi

The Casa Bacardi in Catano is the perfect destination for those interested in the history and production process of the renowned BACARDI brand. The interactive tour offers visitors a chance to delve into the brand's heritage, observe the intricacies of the production process, and immerse themselves in the lively spirit of BACARDI.

Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park

The Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park seems like a captivating destination that combines history, maritime heritage, and recreational activities. Built in 1898 by the Spaniards, the lighthouse still in use and was automated in 1964. Visitors can explore the museum exhibits and children recreation areas featuring replicas of ancient sailing ships and a pirate's island.

December 2023

Hacienda San Pedro

Cafe San Pedro is one of the most popular coffees on the island for a good reason. Hacienda San Pedro's coffee has a rich and seductive flavor, its aroma is semi-sweet, caramelized with delicate nuances of chocolate and slight suggestions of aromatic spices particularly sage and rosemary. Hacienda San Pedro is conveniently sold online and in coffee shops around the metropolitan area.

Museo de Arte
de Ponce

Located in Ponce, the museum houses a collection of fine examples of painting and sculpture from the important schools of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, which include pieces by a respectable representation of European artists, like Rubens and Delacroix. Latin American and Puerto Rican artists are also encouraged, and their works collected.

Obed Gomez Contemporary Artist

Obed Gomez is a contemporary Latin American artist whose passion for life and art are vividly seen in his colorful pieces and expresses himself in a variety of media, including acrylic on canvas, watercolor, pencil, ink and pastel. As a Latin American artist his passion for life and art is vividly depicted in his colorful pieces.

Hotel El Convento

Located in the heart of Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento is a restored Carmelite convent where the Old world charm and elegance meet contemporary comfort and luxury, it is now one of San Juan's most elegant hotels with a Spanish style.

Did You Know?

Contrary to popular belief the Puerto Rican flag is not based on the American Flag, but the Cuban flag. Puerto Rico adopted the same flag design, which was unveiled in 1895. In 1952, the blue field was changed from a light blue to a darker blue, like the American flag.