By Dorkys Ramos | 12/11/2008 - 16:22
You’ve received invites from mami, papi, los tios and the in-laws all begging you to bring the family over for the holidays. Meanwhile, the mere thought of piling the kids into the car for a road trip or making them behave on a three-hour long flight makes you hyperventilate. Well relax (and while you’re at it, breathe). Here’s how to keep temper tantrums and headaches to a minimum when traveling with your children so you can go ahead and RSVP.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/29/2008 - 13:02
Located on the equator, just 600 miles west of mainland Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands enjoy beautiful weather all year round, making it an ideal spot for communing with the great outdoors. Fly into Quito, Ecuador's capital city and then catch a discounted flight to the islands via TAME airlines. Set sail around the Galápagos to see the hundreds of animals on each island, from playful sea lions to the giant sea turtles that gave the islands their name.
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/13/2008 - 12:40
Wedding planner extraordinaire Olga Fagundo explains everything you need to know about planning a destination wedding. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ms. Fagundo has been planning weddings since 2004. Her company Caribbean Planning focuses on destination weddings, many of them in her native Puerto Rico and she has over two dozen weddings under her belt to date. Here she answers some of the most common questions about planning a destination wedding.
By Latina Staff | 03/10/2008 - 11:09
By Lisa Loverro
Upon arriving into Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok I was immediately overwhelmed by two things…the heat and the heat. Spring is not the best time of year to visit Southeast Asia, but once I acclimated to the oppressive humidity (although my pelo never adjusted quite as nicely) I was awestruck by the wonders of the city.