If movies like "The Hangover" or "Bridesmaids" have taught us anything, it's that pre-wedding festivities usually involve a combination of alcohol-ind...
The island of Vieques in Puerto Rico recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary of a struggle that ended 60 years of U.S. Navy test bombing there. Yet the legacy of Navy devastation is sobering, and Viequenses remain dispossessed of their lands.
In much of North America, May marks the tail end of shoulder season -- that delicious spot just before summer temperatures and prices rise. Right now is an ideal time for a last-minute getaway. Here are five destinations that are ideal in May.
Being born in the Bronx, raised by a first generation Newyorican mother and Guatemalan father has left no question of who I am. Obviously, yo soy Latina.
How's that for a rich lesson? In real life, flexibility is synonymous with playfulness and open-mindedness. In the words of George Bernard Shaw, "We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing." Sounds a lot like rigidity, if you ask me.
It is hard to imagine baseball over the last half century without the contributions of people like Marichal, the Alou brothers, Tony Fernandez, Joaquin Andujar, Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano and so many others.
One of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean, the Bahamas offer plenty of Spring Break deals.
Call it what you may, but Major League Baseball is working to create a stronger world infrastructure for its game and the vehicle is the World Baseball Classic, a tournament born in 2006 to combat the IOC banishment of Baseball from the Olympic Games.
Fewer people, untouched nature, you name it; underrated beach destinations are hidden gems that can be just what you're looking for.
While poet Julia de Burgos' tragic-victim narrative has often predominated, she is, like many other Puerto Rican women who migrated to New York, too complex and multifaceted to be contained within such a limited framework.
Your favorite local neighborhood is receiving a new mural on one of the most recognized establishments along Abbot Kinney. Puerto Rican public muralist and artist Alexis Diaz (aka La Pandilla) has painted a mural on the 35-year-old institution, the Roosterfish bar.
For an adventurous way to mark your engagement, explore the jungle from the back of Thailand's gentle giants with an elephant ride in Phuket.
Proponents advocated the replacement of the Native pair with an African couple, owing to the island's overwhelming African-descended population, but they underestimated Jamaicans' own identification with the island's First Nation.
As a struggling young man with a family of two young girls, I quickly learned the cultural and economic values of celebrating Three Kings Day.
This year you should stop putting that trip on hold. It is possible to go on a vacation staring a design or luxury hotel if you happen to know the right places.
At AFAR, we believe that (nearly) anywhere in the world could be a place to go in 2013. Maybe it's because we subscribe to the choose-your-own-adventure approach to travel. That said, the following 13 places really stand out for us this year.