Update on Old San Juan December 11th

As of November 30th we have begun running walking tour of Old San Juan again! Many stores and restaurants have reopened in the city and are ready for visitors. Both forts and most museums are back up and open for tourists as well. Below is an update on the general …

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Free Admission at the Forts!

Every year, as part of the U.S. National Park Service, The forts in Old San Juan offer free admission during certain days. This coming Friday the 25th of August the admission to the forts El Morro and San Cristóbal will be free! If you are planning to be in Old San …

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Are Your Souvenirs Authentic?

We all do it. We go on a trip or vacation and we bring back souvenirs. How often have you given thought to how authentic your souvenirs are? Have you ever considered whether your souvenirs are ethically sourced? Could buying that item cause harm to a country, an economy, an …

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Economic Growth In Old San Juan

Cruise ships are a sign of economic growth

A few of years ago, Old San Juan reconstructed its old Pier 3 to be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships on the seas which increased their capacity to have up to 7 cruise ships docked at any given time. Since then, this pier has been host to all the largest …

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San Sebastián Festival

This might be one of the most celebrated and crowded festivals on the entire island. It takes place all over the old city (not just at Calle San Sebastián) on the second or third week of January every year. Approximately 500,000 people are present in this cultural event. It lasts …

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