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Stuck In Mexico

Just before the 2009-2010 school year finished my best freind went down to Mexico to get his permanent resident card but he answered one question wrong. So now he is stuck down there while his whole family is legal and lives in the United States, and he is only 17. So a week after school got out my family and i went down to visit him in Agua Prieta, Mexico which is right on the border so its not...

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San Juan Marriott Resort And Stellaris Casino

Need a burst of tropical warmth? No passport? No problem, when you contemplate a getaway to this city-style beachfront resort in sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico.By day, the San Juan Marriott is just like any ordinary and relaxed resort on a tropical island. Families exit the ground-level elevator with towels trailing and head outside...

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CTO Reports Indicate a Rebound in Caribbean Tourism

Despite an unstable economy, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) – a coalition of 30 countries working towards the advancement of Caribbean peoples through the development sustainable tourism – is predicting moderate growth in 2010.   At a June 10, 2010 press conference in New York City, the CTO stated that 23 of the 33 CTO member countries are reporting a 4.5% increase...

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Star Trekking: Katy Perry Heads to Atlantis Paradise Island

Pop princess Katy Perry’s newest single “California Gurls” is currently on its way to becoming the hottest jam of the summer. In addition to burning up the charts, Perry will be making a splash this July at the Atlantis: Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas. On July 17th, currently her only scheduled summer...

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Hardwork in Mexico

                Travel is a luxury reserved for only those wealthy enough to afford it. That is why I was so excited when I found out my church was doing a free mission trip to Mexico. All I was thinking about was beaches, fruity drinks and of course sharing our message. Oh boy...

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Active Adventures In St. Lucia

In addition to beaches and natural scenery, families should explore the unique allure of the Caribbean island of St. Lucia with an adventurous twist.St. Lucia boasts a rugged landscape that is lathered in greenery. Whether they're approaching from the south coast’s Hewanorra Airport or the northern tourist town and island capital of Castries, visitors will be simply enchanted by their...

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Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Of The Seas – How It Fared

Our cruise specialist reports on whether size matters on the new Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - the largest cruise ship sailing the seas today.As a family travel specialist, I often preview new ships, and friends who are not in the industry will sometimes casually ask for feedback. However, the arrival of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the...

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Metatlonoc, a Hungry Driven Town

Young and curious, I smiled at the children that gave me the preciously wrapped chiclets. I loved the minty savor of the gum as I consistently chewed it. This gum was a simplistic representation of how the children of Mexico earn a living. Although...

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Mexico as I never saw it before

For the first time in my life, my eyes were opened to the intense and unimaginable world of poverty when I traveled to Mexico two years ago.  My mother and I had vacationed in Mexico many times, but my Spanish had considerably improved, and I could finally engage in real conversations with those outside our hotel.  That ability alone showed me a glimpse of a life I could never possibly live, and...

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Curacao Attractions

A southern Caribbean gem with a Dutch flair that has it all for families: eco-attractions, great beaches, historical culture, friendly locals and more.Just a mere 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela, Curacao, part of the Netherlands Antilles, is a melting pot of over 50 cultures.  The 171-square-mile island is renowned for its coral reefs and deep sea diving and is immune from most tropical...

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