Browsing by Category: Vieques

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Parla Food turns five years old this month. Crazy, right? She looks older. I blame all the cocktails and carbonara. With each passing year, wading though posts and categories devoted to various cities has become increasingly cumbersome. So to make things easier for you, fair reader, I have launched a series of City Guides. (more…)

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The port at Esperanza in Vieques, Puerto Rico.

Greetings from destination #29! The NYT asked its Travel correspondents where to go in 2013. Check out our suggestions (and a slick new format!) here.


Esperanza.

My dad and stepmom started going visit Vieques, a small island off the east coast of Puerto Rico, in 2005. When they first told me about it, I was pretty lukewarm about the place. I have never really had any desire to visit the Caribbean. The Turkey-Iraq border, yes. The turquoise and white sandy beaches of the (more…)