Puerto Rico is an island in the Caribbean. It belongs to the outer regions of the United States of America. Puerto Rico has a tropical climate with an average temperature between 22.7 ° C and 29.4 ° C. During the hurricane season (June – November) can pull away hurricanes over Puerto Rico. Sometimes there is a thunderstorm, a tornado.
The official language of Puerto Rico is Spanish, but the majority of the population speaks English as Puerto Rico, a protectorate of the United States of America is. Since Puerto Rico under the administration of U.S. Federal Government is, every traveler must have one (entry for 6 months valid) passport and a green card or visa. See the visa page of the U.S. State Department for more information.
The international airport is Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan . Most flights are from North America, but the airline Iberia also flies from Madrid to San Juan. A specialty is mofongo: plantains from (Spanish plátanos) a lump is produced. When preparing to use in addition to bananas, crushed biscuits and garlic, spices and olive oil. Mofongo is served many times in a wooden cup and garnished with fried pork, shrimp or chicken. Another specialty is the more likely as a side dish is tostones: The tostones are also made of plantains and fried.