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Puerto Rico

San Juan Insider: App Update

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photos: Francisco Collazo ** Last week, we were in Puerto Rico to update our travel app, San Juan Insider; though we keep it actualizada from our home base in New York, there’s nothing like being in Puerto Rico in person. We were overdue to check out what was new, what has … Continue reading »

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Postcard from Puerto Rico: Hitching a Ride

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photo: Francisco Collazo ** Car-crazy Puerto Rico (on an island that’s 100 x 39 miles and has a population of about four million people, there are more than two million cars) is slowly becoming more bicycle-friendly; we’ve noticed more bike lanes and more cyclists during this visit (though, sadly, it’s not … Continue reading »

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Mona on my mind

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photo: The Lighthouse People (via Google images) ** Most travel/place-based writers have a list, whether mental or written, of the places that intrigue them, the places they want to research, experience, and write about. I have many of these, but one that’s been rattling around in my mind for several years … Continue reading »

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Puerto Rico’s Governor for GOP VP?: A Response to The Wall Street Journal’s Op-Ed

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photo: Francisco Collazo ** Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed by William McGurn^ that surprised the hell out of me. Perhaps I haven’t been following Puerto Rican politics closely enough recently*, but McGurn suggested that Puerto Rican Governor Luis Fortuño might just be on the GOP’s short … Continue reading »

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San Juan Insider Travel App Now Available

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** We couldn’t have timed the launch of our “San Juan Insider” travel app better if we had tried: the Puerto Rico Tourism Company launched a new marketing campaign on November 30 and temperatures in the Northeast started to dip at the same time, prompting thoughts about winter escapes to warmer … Continue reading »

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