Collected by Chanuki Seresinhe
Calle de Tetuan, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
There must be a tale behind this spot nestled amongst the water way. Hundreds of amiable and docile birds gather for food, hand-fed, by travelers like you and I. You can purchase bags of peas and corn by locals selling bird feed on the corners....
210 Calle San Francisco, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
Cacao beans’ scientific name is theobrama cacao, which translates into “drink of the gods.” Casa Cortés in Old San Juan will truly please any god with its Cortés chocolate concoctions. This welcoming café...
La Perla, San Juan, Puerto Rico
In the heart of El Viejo San Juan, the Plaza Colón (Columbus Plaza) is so much more than a place honoring an important piece of San Juan's history. Sure, snapping an Instagram photo in front of the bronze statue of Christopher Columbus, credited...
When I first moved to the island, I joined a friend in the Old City for a tour and lesson on the history of Puerto Rico. When passing by this little section of town near Pigeon Park, my friend and native-turned-tour-guide said that this was the...
1 Calle San Gerónimo, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
With its cool tropical coconut and pineapple flavors, the piña colada is one of the most popular drinks on the island. Two equally charming San Juan restaurants claim to have conceived this concoction. The elegant and historic Caribe Hilton...
316 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
When I first found this store, I was overwhelmed. This place holds so many treasures, you'll need several trips to look through everything. Franky's is one of the most popular thrift/vintage stores in Puerto Rico, and likely only one of a few. The...
54 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
While walking around in Old San Juan, I invite you to go to the Paseo de la Princesa, where many local artisans are selling their crafts, from jewels and small leatherworks to frappes and Maví, a fermented beer-like drink made from the root of the...