Its relationship to the States is a little foggy for most people, but one thing is clear: Puerto Rico has an absolute gem in sunny, luscious, and exotic San Juan.
- Oh, what's a little rum between islands? Hop on a ferry for a very short ride across San Juan Bay to tour the Bacardi distillery and sample a few delectable flavors.
- The Save a Gato organization traps, neuters, and then returns to the wild stray cats on Paseo del Mar. Sounds odd, but turns out to be purrfectly responsible and animal-ethical.
- If it doesn't offend any values (butterflies usually live just a few weeks) take home more than memories with beautiful boxed butterflies from The Butterfly People in Old San Juan.