Jubilee Travel Blogs

The completely renovated Riu Bambu Hotel has Reopened

01/29/2018 in La Altagracia

This family-oriented resort just reopened on July 15th, 2017, following a complete renovation of the entire facility. The hotel is nestled within our Punta Cana complex on Arena Gorda Beach and now offers a variety of entertainment for adults, interconnecting family-friendly rooms and free entrance to Splash Water World aquatic park.

Highlights from this exciting makeover include:


Destination Overview: Costa Rica - With Barcelo

11/28/2017 in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a peaceful country where conservation of its richly diverse wilderness has been a priority for decades. Protected national parks and wildlife refuges make up more than a quarter of its territory. As a result, it's a renowned ecotourism destination where visitors can explore volcanic mountains, tropical forests and pristine coastal waters teeming with exotic species in...

W Bogota Hotel

04/22/2017 in Bogotá


W Bogota is located in the exclusive Santa Barbara Business area, an upscale neighborhood centrally located near embassies, restaurants and boutiques. Plus, prime retail, healthcare, and entertainment options are just a stroll away.

For a taste of the city’s traditional charm, the Usquen District is within walking distance...

Climbing Pacaya – by Bambi Wineland

02/25/2017 in Guatemala City

Please enjoy this article, written by Bambi Wineland of www.motherlandtravel.

Climbing Pacaya

I was recently in Guatemala scouting an upcoming heritage journey for my family. Just before I left, my ten-year old son placed a small red and yellow marble in my hand and whispered a very private message in my ear. With his big brown eyes tearing up and a very...

Planning a Trip to the Galapagos Islands

07/29/2016 in Galápagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are one of the most ecologically extraordinary places on the planet. The ecosystem that inspired Darwin – now a protected part of our world heritage - continues to fascinate. Free and fearless animals, different from any others found anywhere else in the world, awe visitors who make the journey to this remote destination.

If you're thinking about a...

What to Drink in Mexico

07/12/2016 in Mexico

Tap water is potable, but generally not recommended for drinking. Some exaggerated people even claim that tap water is not good for brushing teeth. Hotels usually give guests one (large) bottle of drinking water per room per night. Bottled water is also readily available in supermarkets and at tourist attractions. Other choices are:

  • Absinthe, which is legal in Mexico.
  • Tequila, distilled from...

Hiking to Machu Pichhu – What you Need to Know

07/06/2016 in Cerro Machupicchu

The Inca Trail to Machu Pichhu is a 39-kilometre trekking and camping trail. It is the hardest and most exciting way to get to Machu Picchu. The longest trail starts in Pisacucho (km 82) on the Machu Picchu railway. The trail crosses through different ecosystems, colossal archaeological sites and terrain rich in flora and fauna, before arriving at the Machu...

Say I Do in Mexico

05/19/2016 in Mexico

When planning our Big Day, we want it to be special and out of the ordinary. We try to think of new destinations that will make it a "once-in-a-lifetime" memory. What better destination to achieve this than Mexico? Mexico brings a wide range of locations that you can choose to have your perfect day. They include the animated city of...

Chiloe Island, Chile's Best Kept Secret

04/27/2016 in Chile

Chiloé Island (Isla de Chiloé), also known as Greater Island of Chiloé (Isla Grande de Chiloé), is the largest island of the Chiloé Archipelago off the coast of Chile, in the Pacific Ocean. The island is located in southern Chile, in the Los Lagos Region and is referred to...