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Ruiz Family Christmas Menu

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. For us Cubans, Thanksgiving, Christmas AND the New Year are […] Read more

Explore Cuba in Miami

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. My Cuban-Miami roots are unique. My Cuban family moved to […] Read more

My Favorite Latino Restaurants in the U.S.

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. My wife, Angela, and I are big time foodies, but […] Read more

Born on the Day of the Dead

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. Some of my friends were born on Christmas. Others celebrate […] Read more

Family Getaways With an Eco-Friendly Mindset

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. My first experience with eco-friendly tourism was in 2008, when […] Read more

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. When you own a network with top Latino bloggers and […] Read more

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. You don’t travel more than 50,000 miles by car in […] Read more

Before Back to School: Last Minute Vacation

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories. I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. The summer vacation season starts to wind down in a […] Read more

Building Family Traditions

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories.  I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. As I reflect back on the Fourth of July and […] Read more

Why Walt Disney World Makes the Best Vacations

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This post originally appeared on Best Western’s YouMustBeTrippin.com’s blog, where I regularly contribute stories.  I was compensated for this post but the opinions are mine. With the launch of the Disney Channel’s “Teen Beach 2” […] Read more