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Aug 10, 5 years ago

Explore Mexico’s Cenotes

Explore Mexico’s Cenotes

Mexico is home to some of the world’s largest underground caves called cenotes. Derived from the Spanish language, a cenote is a sinkhole or deep natural pit that results from collapsed limestone bedrock. Some are dry while others fill with …

Aug 2, 5 years ago

Discover this secluded Puerto Rican swimming hole

Discover this secluded Puerto Rican swimming hole

From the pristine waters that flow from El Yunque National Forest, one of the oldest reserves in the Western Hemisphere, is series of pools and swimming holes known locally as either Charco Frio or Las Tinajas. Situated in the tropical rainforest of northeastern Puerto …

Jul 31, 5 years ago

Best of the Dominican Republic

Best of the Dominican Republic

Tucked next to Haiti in the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic (or DR) is only a two hour flight from Miami. Natural beauty, beaches, history, resorts, and adventure are just a few things that draw travelers to the DR. Here, …

Jul 27, 5 years ago

Paraguay’s President Booted from Office

Paraguay’s President Booted from Office

Paraguay has been left in a state of instability and uncertainty after Congress voted out the sitting president, Fernando Lugo, after a five hour trial. With a vote of 39 to four, the former Roman Catholic priest and bishop was …

Jul 25, 5 years ago

Get creative to extend your travel

Get creative to extend your travel

It seems that every traveler I meet has a deficit of one of two commodities – time or money. Those short on time squeeze in everything possible during their 7 or 10 days away from the office while those backpackers …

Jul 20, 5 years ago

Differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese

Differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese

Although some folks liken the differences between Brazilian Portuguese (BP) and European Portuguese (EP) to British and American English as an easy and accessible comparison, these two versions of Portuguese are quite distinct. Differences in the spoken language far outweigh …

Jul 19, 5 years ago

Recently Discovered Ruins of Chachapoya

Recently Discovered Ruins of Chachapoya

This is about as close to real-world Indian Jones adventures as it gets. The Chachapoya, known as the “People of the Clouds,” were an ancient, highly sophisticated civilization dating back to 750 A.D. that lived at over 3,000 meters in the …

Jul 19, 5 years ago

Best Surf Spots in Central America

Best Surf Spots in Central America

For an incredible surf adventure pack your board and head to Central America. These are some of the very best spots and if you’re lucky, you can hit more than one.
Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica
At Playa Avellanas is a spot called El …

Jul 16, 5 years ago

Lisbon, Portugal on the Cheap

Lisbon, Portugal on the Cheap

Sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Spain, Portugal shares its only border with Spain on the East and has abundant coastline to the West. Due to Portugal’s North-South orientation, one can see wooded mountains in the North by morning and near-desert …

Jul 14, 5 years ago

Top 10 best Chilean phrases for the young traveler to know

Top 10 best Chilean phrases for the young traveler to know

A source of national pride is the language, which is very different from traditional Spanish.
Chileans do a good job of setting themselves apart from the rest of South America. Chile’s architecture, its 9-to-5-commuter-corporate attitude and its fashion, among other things, …