Posted on Feb 24, 2017

Food Journeys: Puerto Rican Food Experience in El Jibarito Restaurante

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Food Journeys Puerto Rican Food Experience in El Jibarito Restaurante

Aside from Forts that are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other remarkable landmarks along its streets, Old San Juan is also a foodies’ heaven. From authentic Puerto Rican food to Spanish inspired and international fares even food trucks, every corner and every turn has its own culinary delights. There are budget dining options to upscale restaurants that will fit anyone’s budget.

Posted on Dec 30, 2016

San Juan, Puerto Rico: A Walk on the Streets of Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Puerto Rico A Walk On The Streets Of Old San Juan

Amidst the highly urbanized city of San Juan in Puerto Rico still lies the walled city of Old San Juan. Travel back in time as you wander the streets on Old San Juan. Here are some of the places that I have stumbled upon when I went on a city walk on the historic cobblestone streets.

Posted on Dec 16, 2016

San Juan, Puerto Rico: The Forts that Defended the City of Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Puerto Rico The Forts that Defended the City of Old San Juan

These defenses are made of solid stone walls that had kept the city safe from invaders since the mid-1500s. Today, these forts are a part of the San Juan National Historic Site and recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Seeing these defensive walls and especially the guerites (in Spanish, garita), sentry boxes or watchtowers made me reminisce of something familiar from back home, it reminded me of our very own Intramuros, “Walled City” in Manila, Philippines.