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Safari Dreamin’ Slideshow
By Latina Staff | 08/15/2008 - 12:54
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A Catalan State Of Mind
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/08/2008 - 12:10

Join our intrepid traveler as she journeys across the Atlantic to explore the rich and beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain.


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A Catalan State Of Mind
By Mariela Rosario | 08/05/2008 - 14:20

In Barcelona, the capital city of the Spanish region of Cataluña, rest and relaxation are taken seriously. From the moment I stepped out of the Metro, I noticed it. People, young and old, dozing off on park benches, couples sharing kisses and whispers as they took a leisurely stroll, children laughing as they chased pigeons through the plaza, young professionals at an outdoor table having a drink together at 3 o’clock in the afternoon.


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Heal Yourself in Culebra
By Mariela Rosario | 07/30/2008 - 17:53

A trip to Culebra is all about getting away from it all, so grab your best friend, a book and your iPod to take advantage of the year-round 80°F days!

HOW TO GET THERE
Fly into Luis Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Then take a 30-minute flight from San Juan, via one of these airlines: Air Flamenco (787.724.1818), Isla Nena (877.812.5144), Island Birds (284.495.1988) or Vieques Air Link (787.741.8331).


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Staycation Series, Part 3: Home Sweet Home
By Mariela Rosario | 07/17/2008 - 12:22

Welcome to the summer of the staycation, we'll be breaking down some great tips on how to get away from it all without—well, really getting far away! In the last part of our series we're showing you how to transform your casa into an oasis.


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Staycation Pt. 2
By Latina Staff | 07/07/2008 - 15:30
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Staycations Series, Part 2: How to Turn Your Own City Into a Vacation Paradise
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2008 - 12:17

Ah, yes, you gotta love summer in the city. The heat, humidity, traffic and noise are enough to make any seasoned city dweller long for a peaceful escape. But with airline prices soaring out of control and gas prices skyrocketing we thought it would be great to explore some great options right in your own backyard.


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Best Latin Beaches Across the USA
By Latina Staff | 06/25/2008 - 18:00

With gas prices sky rocketing and the price of plan tickets getting totally ridiculous, we here at Latina got bummed at the prospect of a summer without a some sort of vacation. Then it hit us! There's a ton of stuff to do right in your area if you just know where to look.


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Staycations Series, Part 1: Best Latin Beaches Across the USA
By Mariela Rosario | 06/25/2008 - 17:16

With gas prices skyrocketing and the price of plane tickets getting totally ridiculous, we were getting seriously bummed at the prospect of a summer without some sort of vacation. Then it hit us! There's a ton
of stuff to do right in your area if you just know where to look.


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Kick Back in Belize
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2008 - 14:06

Ahhh, relaxation. The whole concept is a bit subjective, isn’t it? For some (like yours truly), there’s one path to inner peace and it involves—no, requires—an impossibly blue ocean, white sands and an ice-cold piña colada. The best part about Belize? Its roads to relaxation are diverse.

Nestled between Mexico and Guatemala, this Central American country—the only one whose official language is English, thanks to its status as a British colony until 1973—is fast becoming a haven for beach-lovers, thrill-seekers and eco-conscious travelers alike. 


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