Taking the kids to Guatemala provided so many learning opportunities, and not just for the kids either. When we booked our trip, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Then again, that's how we like to travel.
Located in the Caribbean between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico is a tropical family vacation destination with year-round sunshine, picturesque beaches and an array of family-friendly activities.
We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider. If you want a price as dreamy as these trips, don't wait for the first snowfall to make your reservation.
It'd be a real shame if all you brought back from the world's favorite warm-weather destination was a blistering sunburn, a wicked hangover and a cheap souvenir. Instead, choose one (or more) of these singularly Caribbean experiences and come home with memories that'll last a lifetime.
Before you order an espresso at a Seattle coffee bar, you can often read where the coffee beans came from, how those beans were roasted--and even a short résumé of the barista who's making your cup. Such passion made Seattle a shoo-in to win the title of best coffee city.
As more people, mostly mildly perturbed Caucasians, stumble into the café, the rain intensifies, prompting the recitation of precipitation history from Señor Clavo: "It has only rained twice in the past year, amigo, for ten minutes each."