Puerto Rico is a perfect Caribbean destination for travelers who enjoy the sun, the sea and no hassles. U.S. citizens don't even need to take a passport. There's a lot to do besides lay on the beach, although the beach probably remains the most appealing part of the vacation for many.
Puerto Rico is a drive-through buffet. All you need is a car, an appetite (the bigger the better), time, and the realization that your swimsuit may not fit as well when you get to your destination. Enjoy!
Mofongo — plantains mashed, fried, and mashed again, when stuffed (relleno) with seafood this is probably the best-known Puerto Rican dish of them all.
Empanadillas — fried pastries stuffed with cheese, meat or lobster, similar to what Jamaicans call a patty.
Arroz con gandules — rice with pigeon peas, the unofficial national dish of Puerto Rico.
Rum - Puerto Rico is obviously famous for its rum and rum-based cocktails, and is the birthplace of the world renowned Piña Colada. Several fine rums are distilled in Puerto Rico, including Bacardì, Captain Morgan and Don Q. The local moonshine is known as pitorro or cañita, distilled (like rum) from fermented sugarcane.
Coffee - If you are an avid coffee drinker, you may find heaven in Puerto Rico. Nearly every place to eat, from the most expensive restaurants to the lowliest street vendors, serves coffee that is cheap, powerful, and delicious.
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