Quito, Ecuador: Basilica del Voto Nacional
Más de las Galápagos, Exploring Ecuador's Quito & Guayaquil
By Andrew Villagomez | 01/13/2014 - 15:57

What comes to mind when we think about Ecuador is often the famed Galápagos Islands, but the 18 islands that make up this Darwinian discovery and national park are only one piece of Ecuador. Recognized by National Geographic Traveler as 2013’s Best Destination, the country offers the Andes mountain range, thousands of plant and animal species, farmland to relax on, and large cities with more than just native shopping and restaurants.


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5 Things I Learned About Ricky Martin at His Moon Palace Concert This Weekend
By Dan Koday | 12/31/2013 - 11:02

This weekend, I had the excruciatingly hard work task of visiting Cancun to


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The 5 Best Disney Dream Experiences
By Dan Koday | 12/20/2013 - 12:13

With the winter chill setting in across the U.S., the time for a Caribbean getwaway couldn't be better.


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BOG Hotel Rooftop Pool, Bogota Colombia
Colombia's Transformation Means Luxurious Experiences In Cartagena & Bogota
By Andrew Villagomez | 10/16/2013 - 12:28

In the past decade, Colombia’s greatly improved image has largely increased its tourisnm, which is up 300% since 2006. With friendly and welcoming residents, multiple lands for all types of travelers (from beach bums and adventure seekers to city jet setters), the offerings of this beautiful country have also diversified.


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Travel Visas from Cuba to U.S. On the Rise
Travel Visas from Cuba to U.S. On the Rise
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/05/2013 - 14:19

It appears more Cubans have been making their way to the United States.

According to Fox News Latino, Granma -- a Cuban Communist Party newspaper -- reported on Friday that the number of Cubans receiving non-immigrant visas to the U.S. has jumped to 79 percent this year.


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10 Reasons Not to Travel With Your Latino Parents
10 Reasons Not to Travel With Your Latino Parents
By Jesus Trivino | 07/21/2013 - 11:30

Traveling with your Latino parents is a worse idea than remaking The Lone Ranger (ask Johnny Depp). Yet, we still do it. Latino guilt? Probably. Well, here’s to changing your mind this summer: we present 10 Reasons Not to Travel With Your Latino Parents.


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Beyonce and Jay Z in Cuba for their 5th anniversary
'Jay-Z and Beyonce Bill' Restricts Travel To Cuba
By Fox News Latino | 07/12/2013 - 15:41

Despite his lyrics, Jay-Z won’t be “smoking Cubanos with Castro in cabanas” anytime soon if the House of Representatives has any say in it.

In the wake of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s trip to Cuba earlier this year, Republicans in the House Appropriations Committee helped pass earlier this week a spending bill with a provision that seeks to further tighten travel restrictions to the communist island.


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Best Spots for Gays in Latin America
The Best Gay-Friendly Travel In Spain & Latin America
By Irina Gonzalez | 06/16/2013 - 11:00

If you’re an LGBT couple, family or even ally planning a vacation, it’s not always clear where you can and can’t travel safely.


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Why Are Brazilians So Obsessed With NYC?
Why Are Brazilians So Obsessed With NYC?
By Celia Fernandez | 05/27/2013 - 09:13

Results from the New York’s official tourism board show that  the number of Brazilians visitors has increased by 364.2 percent since 2006. Crazy, right? Jumping from 112,000 Brazilian visitors to more than 826,000, seems Brazil has New York-fever. With thousands of places to go it’s no wonder Brazilians are flocking to such a unique and magical city, there is nowhere in the world like it! 

Find out why Brazilians choose to visit on page 2.

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Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5 Hotspots for Carnival Celebrations!
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 02/06/2013 - 15:47

The biggest parties around the world are about to kick off, because it is time for Carnival. While in some places people have been celebrating in preparation for months now, festivities begin in earnest this coming weekend and culminate on Fat Tuesday, February 12, though many continue the partying afterward, too. A number of destinations in Latin America go all-out to celebrate Carnival, with multiple generations coming out for the merrymaking. In many places, the Monday and Tuesday of Carnival also are designated as national holidays. 


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