By Grace Bastidas | 03/07/2011 - 14:00
Carnival kicked off this weekend, which means it’s time to let loose before Lent rolls around. Not that you have to be Catholic to indulge in a little church-sanctioned debauchery. Hedonists of all stripes can party at celebrations all across Latin America. Just pick your destination.
By Fox News Latino | 02/02/2011 - 12:08
The tourism sector in Puerto Rico fears that the image of the Caribbean island as a vacation spot may deteriorate after 110 murders were registered in January.
The violence has hurt the worldwide perception of the U.S. commonwealth, which each year welcomes some 4 million visitors, most of them from the continental United States, the president of the Hotels and Tourism Association of Puerto Rico, Clarisa Jiménez, told Efe on Tuesday.
By Stacey Rivera | 01/24/2011 - 11:30
While we were scanning the Internet this morning, two stories out of Spain kept coming up, and both of them had us oddly interested.
First, a 63 year-old German artist has designed the “Corona Save the Beach Hotel,” a traveling hotel made of trash, all collected from European beaches. While the project has been ongoing since the summer, the hotel spent last week in Madrid, Spain. Which leads us to our next item.
By Nicola Paracchini | 08/11/2010 - 10:00
La Isla del Encanto has way more to offer than just white sand beaches in touristy San Juan. Here are some more off-the-beaten-track gems in and around the Island (and a special discount offer just for Latina readers!).
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/10/2010 - 14:00
It seems like every girl in the country is gearing up to watch Julia Roberts find herself while traveling in Italy, India and Indonesia in Eat Pray Love. While the movie’s trailer shows some incredible food and drop-dead gorgeous locations, we couldn’t help but think that when it comes to both (as well as thousand-year-old spiritual traditions) those places have nothing on Latin America.
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 17:27
Although there is much public controversy on Michelle Obama's choice to vacation in Southern Spain with her nine-year-old daughter, Sasha, and friends, we must admit it is a fabulous destination. Here are a few highlights of their trip:
Wednesday, Day one: Mother and daughter (along with security and friends) strolled along the cobbled streets of old town Marbella stopping at small shops.
By Andres Gutierrez | 02/02/2010 - 16:15
I recently took my partner with me to vacation in my home country, Colombia. We'd never seen the city of Santa Marta, located in the northern part of the country (a three hour drive from Cartagena), but once we arrived we knew it was magical. There's a reason why Colombians go there to vacation—it boasts an intoxicating mix of the Caribbean sea, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains and pure serenity.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/24/2009 - 18:25
Any discerning traveler knows that it's difficult to find hotels that are able to meet all of your needs and make you feel special. Well, if your needs include pristine beaches, insanely luxurious accommodations, health and wellness options, gourmet cuisine, top-notch service, access to nightlife, a full-service spa and seriously reasonable prices, then you must visit Villa La Estancia in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.