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Short Cuts September 2014

It might be helpful when embedded in name badges at events, but RFID technology also can be used to hack your phone, credit card and passport while you're in transit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, RFID News, Travel, Belize Travel, Francis Ford Coppola, Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Barefoot luxury in Placencia, Belize - Chabil Mar Villas

The driver took us a short way along this narrow peninsula that is Placencia, through the heavy, expertly carved, gigantic wooden gates and into this eye-popping lush tropical paradise.


Related Topix: Travel, Belize Travel, World News, Belize, Central America

Vail Daily News

Adventure on two wheels: A 100-miler in tropical heat

The Rincon de la Vieja MTB 100 Challeng is Latin America's very first and only 100-mile mountain bike race.


Related Topix: Eagle, CO, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Eagle County, CO, Vail, CO, Costa Rica, World News

CBC News

Lev Tahor heads to Guatemala City after being cast out of village

Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group were forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel, Canada,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fort Francis Times

Nicaragua trip - eye-opening' for FFHS pair

Fort High students Julia Quast and Kate Parsons returned last week from a trip of a lifetime, where they not only helped members of a community in Nicaragua but also learned a lot about themselves.


Related Topix: Travel, Nicaragua, World News, Nicaragua Travel, Central America, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sys-Con Media

CANATURH, HONDURAS: Having trouble deciding what beach to go to?

The supply is quite abundant and the tourist ends up deciding on the basis of some additional feature that a certain destination has to offer, and at times the decision is hard because somewhere there is something extra that appeals to them but it's lacking something else, and that's where they just have to take their chances, resigning theirself ... (more)


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Travel, Honduras Travel, Home Gardening, Home

Tue Aug 26, 2014


$54+ O/W JetBlue Sale for Sunny Destinations

Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time for JetBlue's latest airfare sale - which discounts flights to sunny Caribbean and Latin American destinations, including Nassau; St. Croix; Santiago, Dominican Republic; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Cartagena, Colombia.


Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Travel, Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, Colombia Travel, South America Travel, Cartagena Colombia, Colombia Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Asheville Citizen-Times

Dreams in America, fulfilled in Central America

Recently, local couples Tony and JoAnn Lazaro and Dale and Cindy Medlock spent two weeks in Panama fulfilling dreams of a Central America vacation.


Related Topix: Panama Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel


British tourist rescues Loggerhead sea turtles destined for meat traders

A couple of Loggerhead sea turtles, which were destined for the meat traders, have been rescued and returned to sea after being discovered laying on their backs and suffocating.


Related Topix: Travel, Nicaragua Travel

Sun Aug 24, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Hilton continues Latin America expansion with opening Hilton Panama.

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama, a 347-room Hilton property in Panama City, Panama and with a location in the heart of this booming city that offers panoramic ocean views, this newest hotel in Panama City opens its doors just in time to celebrate the Panama Canal's Centennial.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama Travel, Panama City, Panama Travel, Dining, Life, Food


Beach In France Sets Up No-Selfie Zones Patrolled By 'Spam Police'

In an effort to cut down on selfie-mania -- the phenomenon already fueled by selfie stands and selfie-sponsored vacations -- one beach in France has created official no-selfie zones .


Related Topix: Travel, Belize Travel, World News, Belize, Central America

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Second surgical mission to Guatemala planned

What was once an exciting trip to an exotic location became all too real when Kim Cullen first arrived at a medical clinic in Guatemala City last February.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel, Nursing

The Winnipeg Free Press

Compass AUG 23

Journey to Costa Rica and discover the outstanding variety of flora and fauna of Tortuguero National Park, Sarapiqui Rainforest and Manuel Antonio National Park.


Related Topix: Travel, Costa Rica Travel

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Democrats attack Rand Paul for criticizing Obama abroad

"America has a proud tradition of letting politics stop at the water's edge, but Paul doesn't think that tradition applies to him," Michael Czin, the DNC's press secretary, said in a memo to reporters.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Travel, Guatemala Travel

Hospitality Net

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces new Property in Panama

Upscale Hotel in Panama City, Panama Features First eforea: Spa at Hilton in Latin America, Six Dining Outlets, Panoramic Views and More Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama , a 347-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Panama City, Panama.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama Travel, Panama City, Panama Travel, Dining, Life, Food

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Flores: An Inside Look at One of Tikal's Most Picturesque Boutique Hotels

Travelers who go to Tikal in Guatemala from Guatemala City have to either 1) rent a car and drive the 7-8 hours themselves 2) travel 8-9 hours by bus or 3) take a one-hour flight.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel

Budget Travel

Costa Rica, Air, Car, 7 Nights, From $889

Get to know the jungles, volcanoes, and cloud forests of Costa Rica at your own pace with this travel package that includes an eight-day car rental.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Costa Rica Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Crowsnest Pass Herald

humanitarian mission

In 2000, Crowsnest resident Jenny Wilmot was backpacking through Guatemala on a tour of Central America.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Monday Five Thirty: Here's What to Drink When in Guatemala

Given that Guatemala has about two dozen volcanoes to explore, you'll definitely be thirsty when it comes time to rest your bones for the day.


Related Topix: Travel, Guatemala Travel, Beer, Drink

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Gold rush race problems began early

Race problems in the California gold rush began early. A certain class of men, some vicious and malicious along with others who were ignorant and misguided, started for California as soon as news of the gold strikes reached the east.


Related Topix: Travel, Panama Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA