New On My Travel Wishlist – Puerto Rico!
Anyone who knows me knows how desperately I want to travel the world. I started making my list when I was just a kid and I’m just stubborn enough that one day I’ll have every place marked off. That list of my top ten places I need to travel in this lifetime has been the same since I was in high school. And on that list is “the Caribbean” but after writing this post, I’ve narrowed it down to Puerto Rico!
To be honest I didn’t really know a lot about Puerto Rico except that it seems they produce an awful lot of stars like Joaquin Phoenix, Benecio Del Toro, Rickey Martin, Raul Julia (Gomez Addams!) but when I went to the See Puerto Rico I learned a lot. Including how badly I wish to get out of this freezing cold winter and onto a gorgeous Puerto Rican beach!
And I learned for a place that is about the size of Connecticut, there is an absolutely amazing amount of things to see and do for every type of vacationer. I like to be outside, so here’s my wish list of things to do… I want to hike in a relatively untouched jungle, I want to visit the salt flats of Cabo Roj, go on a kayaking bird watching expedition and taking a diving lesson or two on Flamenco Beach! And I’m so intrigued by bioluminescence which is basically when something glows in the dark because of light producing organisms and Puerto Rico just happens to have the most bioluminescent bay in the whole world in Mosquito Bay!
You can also visit the only rain forest under the US National Park Service, take locally made rum, visit the third largest subterranean river in the world (which I should have put on my list!) and enjoy the local gastronomy of Puerto Rican cuisine! Oh, and history buffs will totally flip over San Juan. The pictures are so amazing, it looks like a journey back in time.
But here’s the even niftier part, especially for travel newbies such as myself. You don’t need a Passport or foreign money to visit Puerto Rico. How simple does that make things!So head on over to SeePuertoRico.com to see how you can Live your own 5-star vacation story in Puerto Rico. And be sure to Like SeePuertoRico.com on Facebook and Follow @PRTourismCo on Twitter.