Romance travel trends high in the Dominican Republic

Ready to plan your romantic escape to Dominican Republic? Find hotel information, tours, events and more at www.GoDominicanRepublic.com. Read More

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Live at 10:36 pm | Times Square abuzz with New Year’s Eve cops — and full bladders

Snapshots from tonight’s Times Square revelries where people are bound to not find any bathrooms. (They did pee on 42nd Street.) Read More

GPS | THE AMERICAS: Florida | Spectacular photos of Port Everglades Power Plant demolished

For more than 50 years, the power plant’s four 350-foot, candy-cane-striped stacks and four 7,500-ton boilers marked South Florida’s skyline. The power plant demolition, pictured here, is the largest in Florida’s history and the company’s third in three years. Read More

GPS | THE AMERICAS: New York City | Epic “Noli Me Tangere” opera takes a bow in New York City

GPS | THE AMERICAS | NEW YORK CITY | The cast numbers 30 singers. The pit houses 35-piece orchestra musicians. On sheer numbers alone, the Noli Me Tangere Opera is a large-scale production. The opera is based on an epic novel: the 1887  historical classic by Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ National Hero. The ambition is huge as… Read More

GPS | NEW YORK: Rainbow colors flood Empire State Building on Gay Pride

It’s been an amazing week for gay rights. The U.S. Supreme Court dumped the federal Defense of Marriage Act and declined to reinstate a ban on same-sex marriage in California. On Sunday June 30, 2013, the Empire State Building has turned the colors of the rainbow in a show of support for Gay Pride Weekend.… Read More

GPS | Panama: A view of the Panama Canal from the dizzying heights of a cable car

Because of the proximity of the Gamboa to Panama City, this upper section of the Chagres River Basin, which is protected by Chagres National Park (founded in 1985), is quickly becoming a family-fun adventure and ecotourist destination. Read More

GPS | Panama: Two turtles adoring the sun

GPS | CENTRAL AMERICA:   Monkey Island lives up to its name.  Located at the Gamboa Rainforest in Panama, a boat ride tour around Gatun Lake, which surrounds Monkey Island, is a fun opportunity to see 4 different species of monkey, all within 40 minutes of Panama’s capital city.  I did see many other animal specials such… Read More