Tropical Storm Isaac whipped through the Caribbean and up into Southern Florida this weekend, bringing heavy winds and rain as it gets ready to take a left turn and head towards the Gulf Coast. We’re monitoring the storm closely and are adjusting our operating plans accordingly.
If you’re waiting for the heat to subside before you visit Houston, you may be waiting a while – but rising temperatures do nothing to keep the locals down. Art, culture and food that’s to die for is abound in this Texas metropolis, and we’re rounding up some of our best bets for beating the heat and having a blast.
Santa Clara, Cuba exudes a youthful, creative vibe, but the opposite can be said of the local cuisine. Here, visiting students, journalists and volunteers can enjoy very traditional Cuban fare while brushing up on local history.
If it’s picturesque beaches and beautiful sprawling resorts you seek, the Dominican Republic is an ideal choice. As far as Caribbean destinations go, the DR is big—really big—so read on to learn more about each of the country’s main cities before you decide where to land.