Hispanic Heritage Month: So Many Places, So Little Time
Posted on: September 24, 2012
Hispanic Heritage Month: So Many Places, So Little Time

Ready to learn more about Latin heritage and explore Latin culture and cuisine? Thinking of traveling to a Latin country anytime soon? With so much diversity and so many countries to choose from, making a decision could be tough.

What would you like to do? Perhaps you are the adventurous type and canoeing the Amazon River or cliff diving into a clear blue lagoon is your speed. Or maybe you want to explore ancient ruins, appreciate priceless works of art or enjoy fine Hispanic cuisine. The below list will hopefully help you choose your travel personality:

- The Outdoors type: Puebla, Mexico – surrounded by volcanoes and snow-capped mountains, Puebla is the fourth largest city in Mexico. Visit historic forts, the National Park on Popocatepetl or try some Mole – it is said to have been invented in Puebla.

- The Deep Sea Adventurer: Isla del Cano Costa Rica – an amazing marine biological reserve with fantastic underwater visibility, on any given day one can see sea turtles, dolphins, stingrays, barracuas, and more at Isla del Cano.

- The Rum Connoisseur: Ponce, Puerto Rico – check out the magnificent Serralles Castle, former residence of the Seralles family, the most powerful rum-producing clan (producers of Don Q Rum.

- The Partier: Barcelona, Spain – the country’s most cosmopolitan city, and one of the Mediterranean’s busiest ports, Barcelona’s restaurants, bars and clubs are always packed, as is the seaside in summer.

- The Diver: Placencia, Belize – sixteen miles of natural sandy beach, a wonderland of coral-studded cayes, nearby jungle rivers and pristine rainforest make Placencia the ideal location for the adventure traveler.

- The Fine Arts Lover: Madrid, Spain – astonishing art galleries, great nightlife, exceptional live music scene, a feast of fine restaurants, and a premier style city, Madrid has mastered the art of living the good life.

- The Cosmopolitan: Buenos Aires, Argentina – mix together a beautiful European-like city with gourmet cuisine, awesome shopping, fun nightlife and plenty of activities to keep you busy, and you have elegant and seductive Buenos Aires.

- Food Connoisseur: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – A collage of cultures and neighborhoods, Santo Domingo is an urban city filled with colonial-era sights and New World firsts, as well as clubs, museums, and fantastic restaurants.

Tell us what Hispanic Country would you recommend visiting and why?

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