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Meet Cynthia!

I have been on a plane since I was three months old. Growing up with a single mother, she always made an effort to show me where our family was from, La Isla del Encanto, specifically, Barrio Tejas, Humacao, Puerto Rico. My mother, grandmother, and I visited the island at least once or twice a …

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Gentrification in the Old City, Panama and Xenophobia towards other Latinx Communities.

Months ago I thought it would be useful to write about what it’s like to stay in Panama City. I started and never got around it until I was recently asked if it is worth taking a trip to Panama. Now, I am back in this document finally finishing up my original post, on gentrification …

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Traveling with Ma!

While I wasn’t born into socio-economic privilege, I am privileged to be American born. My citizenship in itself is a privilege! I was gifted with opportunity to seek, find, and take advantage of many programs in my educational endeavors that allowed me to easily move through social mobility. With that being said, that has allowed …

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Meet Ruth

The only thing you buy that makes you richer! Just like Ruth, most of the Latinx travel stories start in our many trips to our native lands – meet Ruth and her experiences in Costa Rica. Travel has always been such a big part of my life. At an early age, I remember traveling to South …

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Meet Sorangi

Here is a true travel story from the heart, Sorangi a daughter of two Dominican immigrants shares her upbringing and how travel has allowed her to enlighten her community – meet Sorangi and follow her @theglobalchica My name is Sorangi. I am the daughter of Dominican immigrants. I grew up in a hood of Miami …