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Buying Technology In Puerto Rico

Buying Technology In Puerto Rico

Many people nowadays can’t seem to live without their phone, tablet, Xbox, or internet – myself included. If you’re worried about your ability to find your favorite technology in Puerto Rico (and you don’t want to have to order everything online and wait for delivery [hoping nothing gets lost or stolen]), …

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Puerto Rico – The Enchanted Island

The Enchanted Island of Puerto Rico - Drone tour of Playa Azul in Luquillo

With all of the negative press about Puerto Rico lately, it’s easy to forget that this is called “Isla Del Encanto” (translated as The Enchanted Island) and for good reason as it’s absolutely beautiful! Despite the out of control hype about the $73 Billion debt crisis and the Zika scare, …

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An Appointment? HA! – It’s Island Time.

appointment in Puerto Rico

You make an appointment at, let’s say, a doctor’s office for 9:00AM. You get there and you wait. And you wait. And you wait. And if you’re lucky, you will be seen by 1:00PM. If you’re unlucky, it may be 4:00PM. Does that sound familiar? No? Well, then, you clearly …

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Cell Service in Puerto Rico 

Cell Service in Puerto Rico\ Cell Phones in Panama

Cell Service in Puerto Rico, coverage and carriers: I don’t know about you, but when I travel, cell service is always one of the first things I ask about. I mean international travel is challenging enough as it is, so staying in touch with friends and family or simply being able …

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Puerto Rico Economy – A View From the Ground

Puerto Rico Economy - A View From the Ground

By now, you’ve surely heard the bad news about the Puerto Rican economy and debt crisis. Many of the problems with the Puerto Rico economy, are due (directly or indirectly) to the $70+ BILLION debt that Puerto Rico simply cannot pay back. In fact, a few days ago (May 2nd) the government …

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Why Study Spanish In Spain Instead Of…?

Study Spanish In Spain

Want to study Spanish? Well, so do we. And, since we decided to go to a Spanish immersion school in Spain, you wouldn’t believe how many questions we received about it! (Here’s a hint: LOTS!) These questions came from both friends and readers of our blogs and were quite varied …

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US Virgin Islands vs Puerto Rico – Side-By-Side

US Virgin Islands vs Puerto Rico

US Virgin Islands vs Puerto Rico – My Impressions: I think you probably have enough pictures for a while, so today I thought I’d write about my impressions of US Virgin Islands vs Puerto Rico. First, I have a confession to make: I did go to USVI with the thought, in …

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Luquillo Puerto Rico Picture Tour

Luquillo Puerto Rico

Are you sick of my pictures yet? Well, since I’ve been posting all those pictures of US Virgin Islands, I thought it was only fair that I show you a picture tour of our town. You know as they say: “there is no place like home.” We like to travel …

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