The Americas

10 Reasons to Visit Barbados for Your Next Beach Vacation

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Deep in the [amazon_textlink asin=’1101879998′ text=’Caribbean’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thetravelersway-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’62abc8ef-a912-11e7-9a33-33c93e938de0′], the island of [amazon_textlink asin=’B01N9GDBC8′ text=’Barbados’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thetravelersway-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’6ec83738-a912-11e7-9eed-21fc2e192e7b’] makes a wonderful spot for your next beach vacation. Barbados is an independent nation, but since it functions as a constitutional monarchy recognizing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, it’s a quirky blend of …

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Oaxaca

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Oaxaca has become my favorite town in [easyazon_link identifier=”1786570238″ locale=”US” tag=”thetravelersway-20″]Mexico[/easyazon_link]. Almost unknown to travelers during my first visit in 2006, it now welcomes visitors from around the world, including many North American expats and snowbirds. Yet it still retains the feeling of an authentic Mexican town. If you want everyone to speak English, go …

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Past is Present in Cuba

Crumbling Colonial architecture. Endless vistas of Caribbean blue seas. Music that still stirs the soul. An artist whose work marks him as the love child of Barcelona’s Antonio Gaudi and Simon Rodia of Watts Towers fame. That’s what I remember most about a recent visit to Havana. The artist – José Rodríguez Fuster – is …

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Puerto Rico: The Real Fountain of Youth

Puerto Rico: The Real Fountain of Youth? (via Richard Bangs) When Christopher Columbus made landfall in Puerto Rico during his second trans-Atlantic voyage, in 1493, a young Spanish nobleman, Ponce de León, some scholars believe, was on board. Rumors of hefty quantities of gold brought Ponce de Leon back, in…

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