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SAN JUAN'S BEST COCKTAIL BARS - LONELY PLANET

In the balmy Puerto Rican capital of San Juan, the creative class has merged the art of island living with the art of crafting a cocktail. The result? A wave of striking flavors that delight both connoisseurs and amateurs. And that’s just what’s on the menu – where you drink matters just as much. From the well-worn and crusty to the meticulously decorated, these bars are little masterpieces serving up  some seriously inventive booze... Read More

14 SIGNS YOU LEARNED TO DRINK IN PUERTO RICO - MATADOR NETWORK

13. When you were going through your hard-drinking phase, you spent many nights downing shots at El Batey. This dark-and-crusty dive bar in the heart of Old San Juan is where you came to play pool, chat with the bartender for hours, and sing along to the Bob Dylan songs playing on an old vellonera. You liked that phase. It made you feel like a modern-day Hunter S. Thompson. Hell, you even wrote your own rum diary! Read More.

DIEZ RAZONES PARA IR AL CARIBE - ABOUT.COM

El Caribe atesora lugares de carácter prístino que muchos consideran como los más bellos del mundo y como razones más que suficientes para ir al Caribe. Sus famosas aguas turquesa y sus selvas exóticas son sólo parte de una serie de contrastes: desde islas... Read More.

CANADA'S GREATEST ADVENTURES - DISCOVERY BLOGS

As the second largest country in the world, Canada has no shortage of places to explore. From snow-dipped mountains and haunting rain forests to sculpted fjord lands and arctic tundra... Read More.

VERDE MESA EN EL VIEJO SAN JUAN - NILEGUIDE

Al abrir la delicada puerta blanca del restaurante Verde Mesa, en la calle Tetuán del Viejo San Juan, rápidamente adentras la casa de una mujer francesa ecléctica y rústica del viejo mundo, que colecciona cerámicas, cocina con mucho sabor y está siempre feliz de que la visiten. A esto se añaden olores, colores y melodías que reflejan la hermosura de los campos fértiles de Francia... Read More.

NICARAGUA: EDEN OF SURFING & YOGA -  SEEK RETREAT

The immaculate surf breaks you see from the balcony at the Magnific Rock hotel look like liquid sculptures. Sitting on the edge of a headland, the hotel has an exquisite... Read More: PDF or Link

THE LURE OF CUERNAVACA - DISCOVERY BLOGS

Cuernavaca or Cuerna—as locals call their beloved home—is a Mexican city known for its brilliant confluence of luxurious comfort and cultural... Read More.

THE RANCHER -  CH+D MAGAZINE

“If you can’t walk out of the living room or bedroom or kitchen onto the ground, if you have to go down steps, you’re not living like a real Californian lives,” said architect Cliff May, whose name has long been synonymous... Read More.

LOT TWIST -  CH+D MAGAZINE

It isn’t easy being green. While environmental concerns are a priority now more than ever, sustainable building practices can still be more complicated and expensive than traditional... Read More.

TOTAL RHAPSODY -  FASHION TV

A stampede of mismatch heaven took place at the Marc Jacobs show held at the Lexington Avenue Armory, where the audience enjoyed an awe-inspiring, all Americana... Read More.

THE LOGIC OF BRIGHTS - HOUZZ.COM

Dwelling in a beige-boring world? Vanquish color-phobia with a small dose of brights that’s enough to grant your casa a zesty spin. Bold color fusions of sunny yellows, cool aquamarines... Read More.


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