Puerto Rico TravelCastAuthor: Bill & Renée
26 Oct 2021

Puerto Rico TravelCast

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We podcast from the Rainforest Inn, nestled in the El Yunque rainforest of Puerto Rico. We travel the island on new adventures so you can learn about all there is to do, such as hiking, bicycling, sailing and kayaking in Puerto Rico. We review cool places to stay and eat and new attractions in Puerto Rico.

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    22. Filtrado, a specialty coffee shop in Old San Juan

    Bill goes up to Old San Juan to interview Enoc Rivera, the owner of Filtrado, a specialty coffee shop. This is the first part of a series on local coffee growers, shops and producers from Puerto Rico TravelCast.

    To view photos and learn more about Filtrado, visit our blog page at https://www.rainforestinn.com/myblog

    This episode was produced by Sonia A. Rao. 

  • Posted on 15 Oct 2021

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    21. March of the People on Old San Juan - the Aftermath Puerto Rico Tourism

    Renée and I leave the Rainforest Inn, our El Yunque retreat, and drive into Old San Juan to interview Eddie and Tisha at Casa Sol bed and breakfast. Casa Sol is a member of our Puerto Rico Bed and Breakfasts Association and he brings intimate knowledge of Puerto Rican politics to the table. He is especially knowledgable about Old San Juan. We discuss the resignation of Ricardo Rosselló and the expected orderly succession of the government. We discuss the impact on tourism and what's been happening with local businesses in Old San Juan. 

    Up in the rainforest Renée and I have seen no changes from the remarkably non-violent and orderly March on the capital.

  • Posted on 27 Jul 2019

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    20. Interview With the Mayor of Rio Grande About Christmas Gifts

    The Rainforest Inn has a gofundme page created by Michelle Roover (one of our former guests) The link to it is here: gofundme link. This podcast is an interview with the mayor of Rio Grande and the police chief. We talk about the accomplishments that the mayor has made since hurricane Maria helping people and improving the infrastructure. We also discuss our plans to give the presents to the children of Rio Grande and we thank the many people who have helped. Our goal is to help make a Christmas / Three Kings for the children of Rio Grande.

  • Posted on 13 Dec 2017

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    19. The New Farmer's Market in Luquillo

    Luquillo Farmer’s Market http://www.luquillofarmersmarket.org http://www.lavenderinnovations.com flash only website but they have a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Lavender-Innovations-172056617928/ Farm tour available Monday through Friday in Cayey from 7:30 to 3:30. (787) 466-5877 Marisa the bee lady http://apiariosdeborinquen.com/historiaenglish.html and the Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/apiarios.deborinquen Farm in Luquillo “Bee Love” Maribel of Messy Kitchen Goodies https://www.facebook.com/MessyKitchenGoodies/

  • Posted on 01 Oct 2016

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    18: Flying through the Rainforest with Yunke Zipline Adventure

    Hola, I'm Melina, the journalism intern at the inn this summer. For my podcast cameo about Yunke Zipline Adventure in Luquillo, Bill took Renée's grandchildren and myself to zip through the forest canopy and to conduct interviews with the staff. Not only did we agree it was the best ziplining we have done here on the island, but we also learned the importance of ecotourism in the conservation of Puerto Rico's ecology. I present to you an audio tour of our zipline experience and go in depth with our tour guide Eric and the owner Roberto about their work in ecotourism.

  • Posted on 10 Aug 2016


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