These locales aren't just for honeymooners or SCUBA divers. They are as kid-friendly as they are ideal for adults looking to get away from it all.
As party-goers, diners, friends, family (and the odd journalist or two) walked towards Pasteles Y Algo Mas, in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, the Puerto Rican DJ was playing musica latina loud enough to move hips four blocks from the restaurant.
The social and mobile web awards creators and developers who are agile and adaptable. That could put a place like Puerto Rico in a unique position to succeed in this sector. And the efforts in that direction are gaining ground, led by a group of local technological entrepreneurs who have decided not to wait around for the government to take the lead.
If Boricua Decide 2012 and other complementary voter outreach efforts are successful, Puerto Rican voters in Florida will have an opportunity to play a decisive role in the November election.
As a Puerto Rican elected official in Nueva York, I am repeatedly shocked and disgusted each time another one of these stories breaks, and again exposes the deep-seated racism that abounds in Puerto Rican political and social discourse.
What does it say about the GOP that a group of white males would be so open about their racism in front of a Hispanic Republican and the rest of TV-watching America? I do not know the answer, but it is a fair question.
Since it was our last day in Puerto Rico and my gal pal Scarlett's birthday, we decided to splurge and go out in island style at The Gallery Inn. Funds were almost nil from a week's worth of adventures, but in this case, we were singing "Que Sera, Sera" as it was time to celebrate.
I landed in San Juan with no contacts, no addresses and only a vague idea of what I would be doing on this beautiful island.
It is obvious to our generation that Puerto Rico is in dire need of similar innovative and evidence-based models and programs to start tackling the current unprecedented socioeconomic crisis.
On this Manhattan-sized Caribbean island 9 miles off the eastern shore of Puerto Rico, hundreds of wild horses roam the beaches, streets and jungles.
The only tropical forest in the United States National Forest System, El Yunque offers ample hiking trails, many that lead to waterfalls worth an afternoon swim.
It happens to us every morning as we're commuting to work, we doze off and imagine we're among a throng of tanned, lean bodies flocking to the beach. A surfboard is under our arm.
This may come as a shock to some political analysts, but Senator Marco Rubio is not the solution for the GOP's Hispanic problems. The big question is can he bring enough Republicans along to secure Mari Carmen Aponte's appointment.
These fantasies can very easily become a reality, with an outdoor space and a little elbow grease. We've seen a lot of beautiful gardens on our travels, and so we took what we learned to come up these 10 helpful gardening tips.
For far too many imbibers, rum is something that comes in a bottle with a pirate on it, and should be followed by the words "and Coke." It breaks my heart, it really does.
Between the combination of more efficient use and green energy, we can chart a course for a cleaner future without oil pipelines that destroy our environment and put our health at risk.