South America

A Quick Guide: the Islands of Bocas del Toro

With tropical weather and a relaxed town catering to surfers and divers, the adventure-filled islands of Bocas del Toro aren't your typical Caribbean destination. Yes, there are white sand beaches and palm trees, but it's much less expensive and the vibe is caters more to hippies and backpackers than the jetsetting elite. In Bocas del Toro, there's…

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Weekend Getaway Guide: Bogota, Colombia | (photo: robertocontrer/Flickr)

Bogota, Colombia | Where It’s Always Spring

The weather in Colombia's capital, Bogota, is spring-like year-round, meaning that when you see a flight deal, there's no need to hesitate and check the weather. Just go! It's easy: United, Delta, JetBlue, Avianca, Spirit and American Airlines all offer direct flights to Bogota from many US cities. It's not as far away as you…