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Panama Hats, El Galpon - San Juan, Puerto Rico - Fashion & Shopping - on Voyage.tv [05:53]
El Galpon is the place to shop for the best in one-of-a-kind hats in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Test out the latest styles as shop owner Gustavo Lerner talks about the history of these trendy Panama Hats. Designed for centuries, the hats are handmade in Ecuador from the toquilla straw plant. This organic material makes for a light, airy hat no matter what the design, perfect for all sorts of activity during a Puerto Rico vacation. Check out the Fedora version that pop stars made so popular, as well as the Classic Downturn which dates to the 20s and 30s. With a shorter brim, the downturn doubles as a nice driving hat because it does not obstruct vision. The oldest womens style, the Pamela, was named after the woman who first wore it and boasts a wide rim that protects the skin from damage caused by sun exposure. Feel like Audrey Hepburn in the Campana, meaning "bell" in Spanish, an appropriate name for its shape. Take an up close look at one of the most modern hats in the store, the Checkers-style. Its intricate design requires a certain skill-level from its makers as it must be patterned well before its made.
Tags: Panama Hats, Puerto Rico, San Juan, El Galpon, Fashion, Shopping, Style, Travel, Voyage, Voyage.tv
Rainforest Adventure Puerto Rico - El Yunque - earthcalling - on Voyage.tv [04:30]
Soar through the tropical El Yunque National Rainforest on a zip-line adventure in Puerto Rico. In one of the oldest forests in the Western Hemisphere hear from a rainforest guide and discover over 240 species of trees and the massive Red Tail Hawk.
Tags: caribbean holiday, el yunque national rainforest, puerto rico, red tail hawk, tourist advice, traveling guide, vacation resort reviews, voyage tv, voyagetv
Discover Old San Juan By Plate - Puerto Rico Food & Restaurants - On Voyage.tv [03:45]
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico is not only rich in history but also in cuisine. Boasting food from all over the world in its many gourmet restaurants, get a taste for this eclectic blend of international fare and meet chefs from the areas best fine-dining venues. Hector Crespo, chef at Aquaviva Restaurant, shares his passion for the only seafood spot in all of Old San Juan, where unique dishes of raw and fresh seafood are the specialty. Chef at the Dragon Fly Restaurant, Anna Maria Antoinette, brings Latin/ Asian fusion to Puerto Rico, while Pedro L. Parilla, sous chef at Toro Salao, imparts the tastes of Spain into Caribbean plates. Server Carmen Delem talks about Parrot Club Restaurants blending of Puerto Rican fare with Cuban, Dominican, Peruvian, South American and Spanish cuisines. Delem whips up the restaurants famous mojito, a blend of mint leaves, sugar, rum, fresh-squeezed lime juice and a splash of club soda. At Restaurant 311, executive chef Christophe Gordain incorporates local ingredients like tropical fruits and root vegetables into his native French cuisine. Using French techniques, he's created lighter fare reminiscent of that served in the south of France.
Tags: old, san, juan, puerto, rico, vacation, food, restaurant, travel, voyage, voyage.tv
El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa - Puerto Rico - On Voyage.tv [02:49]
On a cliff at the northeastern tip of Puerto Rico, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa has everything to please singles, couples and families-water sports, golf and shops; proximity to local attractions; water taxi access to a private island and even a funicular to transport guests up and down the cliff between the different accommodations, dining venues and casino. The luxurious El Conquistador Resort encompasses five villages: Las Brisas, La Vista, Las Casitas, Las Olas and La Marina. Guestrooms have a modern look featuring neutral colored walls and white furniture, with pillows, bedding and artwork in vibrant prints and colors, except guestrooms in Las Casitas Village, which are furnished more traditionally with neutral colors and pastels. Most rooms come with fully furnished balconies. Las Casitas Villas have one, two or three bedrooms, full kitchens, and most have balconies or terraces. Within the resort there are 23 restaurants and lounges that offer a wide variety of fare from casual to elegant. The Strip House is the place for steak, Blossoms serves Pan Asian cuisine, Stingray Café next to the marina has seafood and Caribbean fare, and La Piccola Fontana is known for its northern Italian dishes. There are more than a dozen other venues where guests can pick up light meals and snacks. In addition to the hotel's four swimming pools, plus an additional three pools for guests registered at Las Casitas, and the ...
Tags: El, Conquistador, Puerto, Rico, Hotel, Resort, Luxury, Spa, Travel, Voyage, Voyage.tv
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