Digital Teaching and Learning

Puerto Rico On Your Own

★ Get there fast - Discover it slow ★

Explore one of the largest and most diverse islands in the Caribbean ON YOUR OWN. Settle into relaxed island time. See the sites that interest you most. We show you what’s available. You set your own pace. Ideal for day-tripping cruisers. Better for long-stay vacationers. We’ve condensed the island’s vast attractions into 150 top sites and activities plus hundreds of photos to help you select the most exciting possibilities for your vacation. The app is full of insider tips and outside-the-tourist-route ideas for visitors to this Caribbean jewel. It has endless appeal for visitors from the USA. No passport needed. Easy travel by sea and air from many gateway cities.

El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Park System, dominates its eastern side.

World-class surfing takes place on the west coast.

Excellent scuba diving, sailing, and snorkeling sites surround the island.

Restaurants feature outstanding Latin, Caribbean, and international cuisine.

Small countryside paradores, sprawling seaside resorts, and sleek in-town hotels offer a variety of accommodations. Daytrips to the off-shore islands of Vieques and Culebra are also covered.

Engaging and easy-to-navigate features include:

•Photo slideshows for each entry, so that you know what you’re getting before you go.
•Concise, original text by a veteran Caribbean guidebook author.
•Entries filtered by useful criteria like adventures on water, adventures on land, shopping, kid-friendly, historical sites, good eats, and more.
•Entries sorted by name, distance, price, and general island location.
•One-click website and phone interface to buy tickets, peruse current menus and more.
•Google maps and walking and driving directions for each entry.
•The ability to share user comments and mark and save favorites.
•Fast browsing.

Free updates and news for life. Download it for less than the price of a rum punch and enjoy the best do-it-yourself vacation ever.


★ About the Author ★

Lynne is the author of Adventure Guides to dozens of eastern Caribbean islands, a coauthor for DK Eyewitness Guide to the Caribbean, and a content provider for several travel web sites. She lives in the Arizona desert and escapes to the islands as often as she can justify research trips to the IRS.

Paul is the primary photographer for this app, and his photos illustrate Lynne’s Adventure Guides. More importantly, he is the official expert on driving narrow, twisting island roads, even after dark, particularly in the rain. A former 767 captain for Delta Air Lines, he is never lost and always on time.

  • Cost: $1.99
  • Skills Taught: reading, cultural awareness
  • Offline functionality: 100%
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  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • Type: resource recommendation
  • Device(s): iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5s, iPhone4, iPad23G, iPhone-3GS, iPodTouchourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPhone4S, iPad3G, iPadFourthGen, iPadMini4G, iPad2Wifi, iPadMini, iPhone5, iPadThirdGen, iPhone5c, iPodTouchThirdGen, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadWifi
  • Subject Area: World Languages
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  • Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher/Administrator
  • Date Added: May 2, 2011
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