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Geraldine Estevez

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    Three Times You Might Not Think To Travel But Should

    Most of the time, we think of travel as a getaway, to refresh and unwind from a mundane routine. Yet, traveling is a way to cope with other things as well. There are three times you might’ve not thought to travel, but still, these are three times it’s a good idea to...

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    Three Romantic Things To Do On Your Next Vacation

    Whether you’re traveling to say Venezuela or any other part of Latin America, chances are you’re traveling with your significant other. If you are, there are a few things you can do together to make your getaway an immensely romantic one. Go for a walk on the beach. It may seem simple,...

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    Five Tips On Saving For A Trip

    There is no greater motivator than necessity, and while this is true with serious matters, like paying the bills, it’s also true for other, more leisurely things, like planning a vacation. If you’re hoping to go on vacation soon, there are a few steps you can take to assure that you save...

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    Actress Ana Ortiz Is The Spokesperson For Merck Consumer Care’s Active Family Project

    Celebrity soccer mom and star of Lifetime’s Devious Maids Ana Ortiz joined Active Family Project to officially “kick off” the Play Soccer for a Change campaign. “Growing up in Washington Heights, we didn’t have soccer fields,” Ana explained. “We didn’t have people coming there and trying to help us,” she added. “So,...

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    10 Travel Quotes To Live By

    Oftentimes we focus so much on the destination, that we fail to enjoy the journey. This is true not only in travel, but in life. Hence, we’ve compiled a list of ten travel quotes to live by: “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien “Wherever you go, go with...

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    Five Ways To Relax Before Your Vacation

    It’s easy to get caught up in planning a vacation and forget all about enjoying the moment. It’s as important to enjoy your vacation as it is to enjoy the days leading up to it. It’s in those days that you’ll be able to unwind and prepare for what will likely be...

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    Three Mesmerizing Reasons To Visit Costa Rica

    Like other parts of Latin America, Costa Rica has a few landmarks that make it the ideal destination for a memorable vacation. Whether you’re traveling alone, with family or your significant other, here are five mesmerizing reasons to visit Costa Rica: 1. Cartago Ruins – capital ruins of an 18th century church...

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    Planning A Getaway With The Right People

    Whether you’ve traveled with family or friends, chances are at one point or another you’ve clashed with someone. Maybe this person interrupted your alone time or simply had a hard time letting go of a pet peeve. Whichever the case may be, there are a few things you should take into consideration...

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    If You’re Traveling With Children

    Whether you’re traveling to the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Brazil, or any other part of Latin America, if you’re traveling with children, there are a few things to take into consideration. For starters, you should consider your children’s interests (what’s going to keep them engaged), but this doesn’t mean settling for a...

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    When Someone Loses Their Temper During Vacation

    Whether you’re traveling with family or your partner, chances are at one point or another you’re bound to disagree. If you’ve traveled with others, you’ll find that sometimes people forget they’re on vacation and let disagreements turn into arguments. Regardless of whether you’re on a cruise together or at a resort, things...

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    Three Celebrity Weddings That Took Place In Latin America

    Chances are you’re already suffering from a serious case of wanderlust and need very little convincing when it comes to visiting Latin America. Yet, there’s something about weddings that draws attention to a place. Out of all the places a couple could’ve chosen, they picked this particular destination. Whether you’re helping a...

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    Tackling Jet Lag

    If you’re traveling to faraway places, like Brazil, then jet lag is almost always a given. Jet lag, if you’re not familiar with the term, refers to your body’s lack of synchronization with a new time zone. What does this really mean? You’re bound to be exhausted. There are a few steps...

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    Three Renown Concert Halls In Latin America

    Whether you attended last night’s Romeo Santos concert, are gearing up for tonight’s renditions, or are simply daydreaming of attending your first (or umpteenth) concert, there’s no need to separate that prospect from your travels. Here are three renown concert halls in Latin America: 1. Cidade das Artes in Rio De Janeiro,...

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    Reasons To Visit Venezuela

    If you’re planning a vacation, chances are you’re debating between Chile, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and other destinations in Latin America. Get ready to add Venezuela to that list, because there are a few reasons a trip to Venezuela makes good sense: 1. Caracas is Venezuela’s capital city, and a common destination...

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    5 Travel Benefits You Might Have Never Considered Before

    There are many benefits to traveling, but here are five you might have never considered before today: 1. You get to learn about different cultures, not from textbooks or websites, but up close and personal. 2. Next time someone mentions Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, or any...

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    5 Reasons (Besides The World Cup) You Should Visit Chile

    As you probably know by now, Brazil and Chile are head to head in today’s World Cup match. If you’re a traveler, chances are the two are in a tough match in your head , too. While there are plenty of reasons to visit Brazil, Chile has a few gems of its...

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    Planning A Unique Vacation

    One thing to remember while planning a vacation is that other tourists will surround you. The long lines to the common attractions will be inevitable. How then do you go about planning a vacation that’s unique? How do you plan a vacation where your itinerary doesn’t reflect everyone else’s? Start by examining...

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    Traveling On A Budget

    Traveling is a great way to distance yourself from the everyday chaos. It allows for retrospection. As a result, you end up knowing yourself a little better. While the getaway itself may be just what you need, the planning required may be an entirely different story. To make the most of your...

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    3 Signs You’re Overdue For A Vacation

    If you’re debating between taking a vacation now, or waiting another year, it’s time you take a closer look at yourself and the life you’re leading. While you likely accrue vacation days on a yearly basis, a weekend getaway is another option. All in all, there are a few signs that make...

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    10 Essential Spanish Phrases To Know Before Heading To Latin America

    Maybe your Spanish is a bit rusty, or maybe you’ve never spoken Spanish. Whatever the case may be, planning a trip to Latin America can be nerve-wracking if you don’t know the language. Hence, we’ve narrowed it down to 10 essential Spanish phrases (in some cases, just words) you should know before...

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    Why Ecuador Should Be At The Top Of Your Travel List

    When planning a trip to Latin America, one of the toughest decisions may be choosing where to go. With idyllic destinations like Argentina, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Guatemala, just to name a few, how in the world does one decide? If you think the destinations I’ve mentioned are tough to...

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    Three Amazing Beaches In Latin America

    Whether you’re traveling because you’re stressed or simply because a little time away is always welcomed, adding pristine beaches to your itinerary is a sure way to create a memorable vacation. Aside from it’s captivating destinations and outstanding landmarks, Latin America has some of the most beautiful beaches. Here are just three...

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    Travel Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Without

    Whether you’re planning a trip to Latin America or elsewhere, there are a few items you shouldn’t leave home without: 1. Camera – Whether you’re opting for an economical model or a DSLR (We like the Canon Rebel models!), a camera is a sure way to document all the wonderful memories you’ll...

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    Why You Should Go On A Cruise

    Perhaps you’re having a tough time deciding between Miami and Mexico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. But maybe there’s no need to narrow your wanderlust to a single country. That’s where cruising comes in! Still undecided? Here are five reasons you might want to consider going on a cruise...