One of the Caribbean’s most popular and convenient destination is Puerto Rico.  It is easy to fly there from the mainland and you don’t need a passport.  If you are merely looking for a fun stroll, San Juan’s Old Town is a great option, but there are a lot more things to do other places as well.

oAaron Stewart Home

If you are looking for souvenirs that anyone will love, visit this home that was created by a pair of folks originally from New York.  Their specialties range from ceramics to brightly printed pillows.


This small hole-in-the-wall place serves local foods such as steak and rice egg rolls and porchetta, ricotta, and tomato on brioche toast.  Don’t miss this little place that is beside a gas station.

Condado Vanderbilt

The Condado Vanderbilt is a Spanish Revival-style building boasting 319 rooms.  There is a great restaurant there, 1919, and a beautiful beach.

Olive Boutique Hotel

This small, 15 room place, has a Soho House style rooftop club. You should definitely order the yuca gnocchi there!

Jose Enrique

Last, but not least, give this place a try!  Jose Enrique won a James Beard Award with it’s dishes like grilled mahimahi and delicious fish fritters.

No matter your favorite foods, you will find something for everyone’s taste buds.