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

Watch: This poet honors Puerto Rico’s resilience in this powerful poem

by Amanda Machado

Puerto Rico’s first LGBT monument honors Orlando victims

by Amanda Machado
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20 images of Puerto Rico we can’t stop looking at

by Matt Hershberger
1

10 reasons Puerto Rico is the ultimate vacation destination

by Melissa Alvarado Sierra

Puerto Rico road trip: How to see the entire island in 7 days

by Melissa Alvarado Sierra
2

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
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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
5

My mustache VS. the waterfall

by Joshywashington
1

Surfers hold memorial paddle-out for Andy Irons

by Adam Roy
6

12 places where pirates once thrived

by Hal Amen
6

What to drink in Puerto Rico besides a piña colada

by Jared Romey
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