Don Julio 70 Claro Tequila Plays Tricks on Your Senses

Don Julio 70 Claro tequila came out on the company’s 70th anniversary earlier this decade, but it has taken a while for it to spread out through distributors, retailers, and bars. I’ve been seeing it fairly often lately in Mexican supermarkets and hotel lounges though, so I tried it twice this past week to see [&hellip

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Two Luxury Hotel Additions for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

If there’s one market we cover that’s been underserved by luxury hotels, it’s Rio de Janeiro. It was hurting for high-end hotels when we launched more than a decade ago and despite going on to host the Olympics and World Cup, there’s still a shortage of upscale places to stay. Making the problem worse, most [&hellip

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Their List, Our Reviews: T+L’s Top Hotels in Latin America

Which Latin American luxury hotels have been called out this year by the readers of one of the USA’s most popular travel magazines? Well, there are a few surprises, but overall there are a lot of great properties on the Travel + Leisure rundown that came out recently. We tend to be very skeptical about [&hellip

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The Top Luxury Hotels in Panama City, Panama

When I first visited Panama City before a two oceans yacht tour on a luxury catamaran, the capital looked nothing like it does now. Even though this was just 12 years ago, there was a serious hotel shortage and a big underground market in apartment rentals to meet demand. (This was before Airbnb and when [&hellip

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Exploring the Quito Neighborhood of San Marcos

Just five minutes away from the bustle of Plaza Grande in Quito’s historic center is San Marcos, a neighborhood that will give you a unique perspective on Ecuador’s capital. This magical neighborhood of Quito is a five-minute walk from the main sites and the notable museums, but it’s an area where the residents outnumber the [&hellip

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W Hotel Mexico City – Fun and Fancy Both

It’s not often that we describe a luxury hotel as being especially fun or playful, but at the W Hotel Mexico City, you can enjoy a whimsical decor and be pampered as well. Plus this hotel in the ritzy Polanco neighborhood has some of the best city views of any property in the capital. When [&hellip

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