- Eastern Region
Nowhere in Puerto Rico is there a more cultural and traditional destination than Loiza. It is a town that was neglected for many years, but as tourists began to discover the rich heritage and hypnotic atmosphere of Loiza, this destination in Puerto Rico began to enjoy a new lease on life. Although many residents of Loiza live in poverty, their untamed spirit for life and their appreciation ...
The music of Puerto Rico bears strong African and European influences but enjoys a distinct flavor that is pure Puerto Rican. Its popularity is widespread and it can be heard across the Caribbean and sometimes in various communities across the globe. Popular genres include ‘bomba’, ‘plena’ and ‘reggaeton’, though many different music genres exist.
While exploring Puerto Rico you will no doubt be impressed by the various musical instruments and music genres that are present. If you are keen to learn more about Puerto Rican music, you should definitely make and effort to visit the Museum of Puerto Rican Music (Museo de la Musica Puertoriquena) where you will be given an overview of the musical history of the island, from its start to ...