El Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: churl

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It’s not just a place to surf or discover the perfect piña colada. Puerto Rico has a history of pirate inhabitants and hosts international art fairs within the colonial town of San Juan.

Checking out some of Matador’s articles on Puerto Rico will illuminate scenic drives around the Caribbean island, safety tips in the capital city, and green guides for traveling throughout the country.

Puerto Rico Articles

13 facts about Puerto Rico that will surprise you

by Loreto Riveros

Most Americans don’t know Puerto Ricans are American citizens

by Amanda Machado

Puerto Rico is in financial crisis. Here’s how we made things worse

by Amanda Machado

I just captured the brightest bioluminescence in the world on camera. Here’s how I did it

by Mike Corey

Puerto Rico just nominated its first openly gay chief justice.

by Amanda Machado

17 vibrant images of San Juan that make your city look gray

by Kae Lani Kennedy

14 signs you learned to drink in Puerto Rico

by Melissa Alvarado Sierra

Man runs 2 miles in flippers wearing a scuba mask [vid]

by Marty Stano

More people live in Puerto Rico than 21 US states, but they still can’t vote. Here’s why:

by Matt Hershberger

My mustache VS. the waterfall

by Joshywashington

Surfers hold memorial paddle-out for Andy Irons

by Adam Roy

12 places where pirates once thrived

by Hal Amen

What to drink in Puerto Rico besides a piña colada

by Jared Romey

10 hottest up and coming art fairs worldwide

by Julie Schwietert

Green guide to Puerto Rico

by Julie Schwietert

Brush with fame: Food Network celebrity chefs in San Juan, Puerto Rico

by Michelle Schusterman

Matador’s 6 most overrated New Year’s Eve celebrations

by Kristin Conard

New San Juan and Havana iPhone travel guides

by Michelle Schusterman
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