Monthly Archives: November 2008
A few years ago, edgy London-based airline Virgin Atlantic came up with a kitschy but cool marketing campaign aimed at Jetrosexuals, the breed of international traveler who “leaves terra firma behind each day to move business and culture forward.” Though … Continue reading
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Other than Christmas, Easter, and New Years’ Day, Colombia and the United States do not share holidays. So for the last three years, I’ve spent the very American celebration of Thanksgiving Day with other expats eating turkey imported from Peru … Continue reading
Three times, legally, I’ve crossed the Straits of Florida to that elegant, aging lady lounging ninety miles to the south, Havana. Once the crown jewel of Spanish America, Havana was the primary point of entry for settlers and slaves and … Continue reading
Just as there are destinations you “must visit before you die,” there are also must-do travel experiences. High on the list: traveling luggage-free. “Will you be checking bags or just carrying on?” The next time you respond to that question … Continue reading
Itau 19:06 Originally uploaded by anselmoportes If you hate math, traveling overseas might be somewhat of a headache. You knew the balmy reputation of Jamaica before you booked the ticket, yet you packed a couple of sweaters, just in case, … Continue reading