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Our readers had heaps of praise for the best cities in Central and South America, but one word came up repeatedly: beauty. With their mix of old and new... Read More

If a single word could be used to sum up the best urban hotels of Central and South America, that word might be grandeur. These properties often... Read More

Planning a vacation is never an easy task, especially when it's time to talk about budget. But hey, luxury doesn't always mean crazy expensive. We think... Read More

Flights to South America are almost never cheap, which makes $200 round-trip flights to Colombia especially exciting.Over the weekend, Scott’s Cheap... Read More

Exotic vacations don’t need to be expensive.Travelers who want to escape this winter can opt for a vacation a bit off the beaten path. Quicken found... Read More

JetBlue wants you to “fall head over deals” in one of its punniest flash sales to date. The autumn travel deals are available until 11:59 p.m. on... Read More

Venice, the Statue of Liberty, the Galapagos Islands, and Stonehenge are all at risk of disappearing due to climate change, according to a frightening... Read More

What destination are you obsessed with right now?I was just in Cartagena—my current favorite place in the world. We’re converting a 14th-century... Read More

Lay of the LandBocagrande: This narrow peninsula south of the old town draws visitors for its high-rise hotels and Caribbean beaches.El Centro: Largely... Read More

Rotisserie Chicken: The seductive aroma of spit-roasted chicken has three food capitals in a spin. On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, at the new Rôtisserie... Read More

Monique Péan, Jewelry DesignerDestination: Cartagena, ColombiaLocal Color: “I was struck by all the vibrantly painted Spanish-colonial buildings along... Read More

StayTop among the city’s many new downtown properties is the 24-suite Anandá Hotel Boutique (doubles from $395), a quiet retreat in a restored Spanish... Read More

Liya Kebede: ModelLiya Kebede isn’t just another pretty face. The Ethiopian-born mother of two, who lives in New York City, is a goodwill ambassador for... Read More

q. I keep hearing that Colombia is gorgeous and that the old city of Cartagena is stunning. But is the country safe?--M.S., Carlsbad, Calif.a. You're... Read More

The first time I went to Cartagena, back in 2003, I was taken straight from the airport to Restaurante la Vitrola, a convivial spot with potted palms... Read More

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