Author Archives: Carrie Rhodes

The Tonight Show Live from San Juan, PR!

Exciting News! The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is coming to Puerto Rico as part of the Hamilton Musical events with special guest including Lin-Manuel Miranda This special show will be aired live on NBC on January 15, 2019 and will include an airing of a special Hamilton performance. Perfectly put by Jimmy Fallon himself, “it’s…

Holiday Traditions of Puerto Rico

Holiday Traditions of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is able to transform into every tourist’s ideal location at any time of the year. One of the greatest times of the year to visit the island is during the holiday season. Accompanied by a breezy 75-85°F weather, no place has a longer and more diverse holiday season than we do in Puerto…

Hamilton in Puerto Rico Tour Special

America’s hottest historical musical is coming to Puerto Rico! Lin-Manuel Miranda will reprise his starring role as Alexander Hamilton for 24 performances from January 8-27, 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Vamonos is honored to offer a 4-day Hamilton tour package featuring history, culture, entertainment, and adventure. This special package offers Hamilton orchestra quality seating, 3…

Why should You Travel With Your Students?

After a recent class trip to Costa Rica, group leader JJ Epperson of Gibson Southern High School in Indiana wrote a great blog post for why you should travel with your students. If you are considering a school trip with your students, this blog is a must read. It will encourage you and have you…

Qué Guay Medford High!

Back in February, Medford High School had a chance to take a trip to Spain to practice their Spanish. Find out all about their experience by reading the article. The link is below.  

Yesterday’s Power Outage

Yesterday Puerto Rico experienced an island wide power outage due to an excavator accidentally cutting through a main power line. Some residents in 5 municipalities along with several hospitals have already had their power restored and the rest should see their electricity return within the next 24 hours. The company responsible for yesterday’s outage was…

Updates On Puerto Rico February 2018

Meet Puerto Rico has issued an info-graphic update on the progress of the tourist industry in Puerto Rico. Click here to view the latest progress. You can also visit Status.pr/home to see the latest updates on water and electricity restoration. Last month the World Health Organization (WHO) reclassified Zika in Puerto Rico from a category 1 (outbreak) to category…

Should Your Tour Operator Be A SYTA Member?

Absolutely! SYTA (Student & Youth Travel Association) recently wrote an article explaining why teachers and schools should choose a SYTA member tour operator for their school tours. As SYTA members, we are held to very high standards. Through the years, we have had to rescue groups who chose non-member companies based on price and promises…