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Fern Restaurant: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Fern Restaurant: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

You might be surprised to learn that acclaimed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has a restaurant in Puerto Rico… even more unexpected is that it is located in Rio Grande, far away from the bustle of capital city San Juan. Getting to Fern requires driving down a secluded, tree-lined lane that eventually unfolds upon the stunning, plantation-style St. Regis […]

Which Caribbean Island is Right for You?

Which Caribbean Island is Right for You?

Not all Caribbean islands are created equal. If you’ve settled on tropical paradise for your next vacation, but you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the options in the Caribbean travel region, consult this guide for some direction. Best for Budget:  With cheap direct flights from the U.S. and a plethora of affordable all-inclusive resorts, Jamaica is […]

Olé Hat Shop: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Olé Hat Shop: San Juan, Puerto Rico

The over abundance of kitschy souvenir shops housed in the charming buildings of Old San Juan can take away from the historical district’s old-world feel… and then you step into Olé. Primarily known for their hand-fitted and customizable Panama hats, this narrow store is brimming with antique keys, old maps, and leather-bound books. It’s as […]

When Vacations Attack: Lost in El Yunque, Puerto Rico

When Vacations Attack: Lost in El Yunque, Puerto Rico

We decided not to rent a car during our trip to Puerto Rico. Attempting to replicate our college spring break from 10 years prior, Lauren, Mitch, and I wanted a trip that required minimal levels of exertion and allowed for maximum amounts of drinking. This would not be a good recipe for handling a vehicle. […]