Melissa Alvarado Sierra

About Melissa

Melissa is a native Puerto Rican who enjoys sharing her island experiences and discoveries with readers everywhere. She studied Journalism and Art in San Francisco and London and has worked throughout the U.S., Europe, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. A contributing writer and photographer for Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong Foundation, she writes regularly for USA Today, AND Magazine, and Houzz.com. Her work has also appeared in California Home + Design Magazine, on LovetoKnow.com, and on Fashion TV.

Special Interests

Melissa knows a lot about:

  • Beaches

10Best Lists by Melissa Alvarado Sierra

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Caf├ęs

We have sipped our way across San Juan, trying every kind of coffee, from cappuccino to ristretto, to finally compile a list of the best cafés in the Puerto Rico capital. This list features where to find...

 

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Mexican

We scouted San Juan in search of Mexico and found more than we bargain for. We found great Mexican fare, sharp service and unbelievably cheap prices (for sizable portions).These list presents great options...

 

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Breakfast

  Do you love Puerto Rican food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Puerto Rican cuisine in San Juan. We've diligently scouted out the top breakfasts spots, and...

 

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Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore San Juan dining on your own....

 

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Best Hotels

Discover the difference in staying at one of Puerto Rico's best hotels in San Juan. Hotels of this caliber like the Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza will accommodate all of a guest's needs during their stay. At...

 

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Best Nightlife

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore San Juan nightlife on...