San Juan, Puerto Rico

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bowl with the cen­tre hol­lowed out. The mid­dle is then filled with a choice of ei­ther chicken, prawns or beef. It’s a beau­ti­ful dish that goes down ex­tremely well with a tra­di­tion­ally made mo­jito or a lo­cal beer. My go- to restau­rant for a good mo­fongo is Raices, lo­cated on Calle del Recinto just two blocks from the cruise ship ter­mi­nal.

What should vis­i­tors save room in their suit­case for af­ter a visit to San Juan?

There are all man­ner of sou­venirs or trin­kets one could take home from San Juan. How­ever one solid rec­om­men­da­tion would be the the cof­fee as it is world fa­mous and there are all man­ners of cof­fee shops where one can pick up some freshly ground beans to take home.

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