BASIC FACTS: 3.6 million people live there, They use USA dollars and the neighbors of puerto rico are Dominican Republic and Haiti.
LOCAL EXPRESSIONS: ¡A galletazo limpio! - To beat up badly with your bare hands, A fuego - Really cool, Babosada - Useless, stupid, or nonsense
FAMOUS PLACES: San Juan, Rincon Beach and Carolina beach are the top 3 most visited beaches.
Food: The most traditional Puerto Rican dish is asopao, a hearty gumbo made with either chicken or shellfish. One well-known version, consumed when the food budget runs low, isasopao de gandules (pigeon peas). Every Puerto Rican chef has his or her own recipe for asopao.
Lunch and dinner generally begin with sizzling-hot appetizers such as bacalaitos, crunchy cod fritters;surullitos, sweet plump cornmeal fingers; and empanadillas, crescent-shaped turnovers filled with lobster, crab, conch, or beef. Bananas,pineapples,kiwi,
Drinks: Don Q Punch
A classic summer cocktail from our friends at Don Q, all you need to make this drink is Don Q Gold, a dash of grenadine, 2 ounces of orange juice, 2 ounces of pineapple juice, and an orange or cherry slice for garnish. Shake, pour and enjoy!
The Bacardi Hand-Shaken DaiquiriBacardi's hand-shaken daiquiri can be found all over the island. If you want to make it at home, start with Bacardi Superior Light, add lemon and two tablespoons of sugar.
Climate and geography: Puerto Rico is a beach and mountainy. Its a beautiful place to be, and many think it could be a state.