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  • Environmental Research at Luquillo Experimental Forest

    Consisting of more than 140 islands, islets, cays and atolls in the Caribbean Sea, the archipelago of Puerto Rico is a popular holiday destination offering a host of fascinating cultural, ...

    April 1, 2013
  • Explore the Fascinating Museums of Ponce

    Named in honor of Juan Ponce de León y Loayza, the great-grandson of the first governor of Puerto Rico, Juan Ponce de León, the city of Ponce was founded in 1694 and is a treasure trove of ...

    March 18, 2013
  • Fun and Excitement at Toro Verde in Orocovis

    Located less than an hour's drive from San Juan, near the town of Orocovis, Toro Verde Ecological Adventure Park offers hours of fun and excitement for thrill-seekers – all in picturesque ...

    March 4, 2013
  • The 2013 Casals Festival: A Cultural Celebration

    The 2013 Casals Festival is set to take place from the 23rd of February through to the 16th of March with a full program of world-class entertainment and events. The festival was founded in ...

    February 18, 2013
  • PRSO: Promoting Symphonic Music in Puerto Rico

    Established in 1956 under the leadership of Pablo Casals, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra (PRSO) has been entertaining sold-out audiences since its inaugural concert in Mayagüez in 1958. ...

    February 4, 2013
  • Amazing Aerobatics of Puerto Rico’s Green Mango

    Bearing a name that is more likely to be associated with an unripe tropical fruit, the Green Mango (Anthracothorax viridis) is in fact a species of hummingbird found only on the main island ...

    January 21, 2013
  • Accomplished Entertainer Jacobo Morales

    Born in Lajas, Puerto Rico, on 12 November 1934, Jacobo Morales in widely considered being the most influential film director in the filmmaking history of this charming Caribbean island. He ...

    January 7, 2013
  • Exploring Puerto Rico’s Route 187

    Starting just beyond the airport in San Juan and heading towards Loíza, Route 187 hugs the coastline offering some spectacular scenery on a road less traveled. Along Route 187, Piñones ...

    December 20, 2012
  • Historian, Botanist and Liberation Advocate Dr Agustín Stahl

    Born and raised in Aguadilla, Dr Agustín Stahl (12 January 1842-12 July 1917) was a strong and outspoken advocate for his home country's independence from Spain. He was also a medical doctor ...

    December 10, 2012
  • The Spectacular Endemic Flora of Puerto Rico

    The colorful Flor de Maga, the official national flower of Puerto Rico, grows on the Maga tree (Thespesia grandiflora) and while originally endemic to the humid forests near the city of San ...

    November 26, 2012