5 Budget Friendly Activities in Puerto Rico

 We spent 3 days exploring the main island of Puerto Rico after our 3 days on Isla de Vieques  (one of our most favorite places!). There is an abundance of beautiful sites and fun excursions in Puerto Rico, so this list is far from comprehensive. But we throughly enjoyed our 3 days here and would recommend trying these 5 inexpensive things to do in Puerto Rico next time you’re there. We stayed at Posada San Francisco in Read More …

Road Tripping Puerto Rico

After spending three wonderful days on Vieques we had 3 more days to explore Old San Juan and the main land of Puerto Rico. After a short flight back to the airport in San Juan, we picked up our jeep rental. We encountered busy holiday traffic (this was Easter day) and a downpour of rain. Other than in Old San Juan, driving in Puerto Rico felt a lot like driving anywhere else in the United States. Read More …

Exploring Vieques by Scooter

Due to arriving late on our first day in Vieques, we only had 2 full days to explore all that the island has to offer. We had waited to the last minute and unfortunately missed out on the opportunity to rent a jeep (the best method of getting around Vieques). We called car rental companies and checked out an equipment rental booth in Esperanza to see if there were any scooters available. None. We came Read More …

Transportation and Safety on Vieques

Vieques, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean paradise. You have the clear blue sea, soft sand, swaying palm trees and, if you’re an American,  all the conveniences of being in a United States Commonwealth. United States dollars (USD) is the currency in Puerto Rico and our phone coverage worked well here and without roaming charges. Also, English signage and speakers are abundant and we had no difficulty navigating Vieques or on the main island. There are two Read More …