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#YoViajoPara: Why do Latin Americans Travel?
Written by Andrea Arzaba On 14 August 2013 @ 16:26 pm | 2 Comments
In Brazil, Citizen Media, Colombia, Honduras, Ideas, Latin America, Mexico, Migration & Immigration, Panama, Spanish, Travel, Weblog
Latin Americans love to travel. They might travel for fun, for work, or even for love -the reasons are endless.
There are many intrepid travelers in the region, many of them brave enough to explore any terrain or climate.
With the hashtag #YoViajoPara  (“I travel to”, or “I travel for”), travelers started an online discussion, sharing the most common reasons why they are passionate about traveling.
Maria Boa (@_mariaboa)  [es] from Mexico expressed her passion about learning when going abroad:
— Maria Boa (@_mariaboa) August 5, 2013 
I travel to live, dream, feel and discover different worlds, every trip is an adventure and with it a new responsibility, knowledge #happy
Honduran user Queenmarielos (@queenmarielos ) [es] wrote that her favourite thing about travelling is discovering different food and drink:
I travel to eat different dishes and to drink local beverages from every city and country
I travel to fulfill the dream of seeing you
#YoViajoPara  conectarme con el mundo. Este planeta es demasiado interesante para estar siempre en el mismo lugar.
— Dudette (@elimaguire) August 5, 2013 
I travel to connect with the world. This planet is too interesting to stay always in the same place.
Francisco Diaz (@Frank_FDP ) [es] from Mexico described his passion for traveling as a unique way to find out how people from other cultures understand the world:
#ViajoPara  tratar de entender cómo piensa el mundo.
— Francisco Díaz (@Frank_FDP) August 5, 2013 
I travel to try to understand how the world thinks
Brazilian Twitter user Transeunte (@transeunte_bsb ) [pt] tweeted about his desire to get out of his comfort zone:
#YoViajoPara  cambiar el contexto!
— Transeunte (@transeunte_bsb) August 8, 2013 
I travel to change the context!
Mariana (@MEspinozaE) [es] from Mexico said that traveling is the best way to spend her time:
— Mariana Espinosa (@M_EspinosaE) August 8, 2013 
@Lolawm  it has helped me to expand my horizons, and think outside the box.. the best way to spend my time
desde muy pequeña viajo, ahora #YoViajoPara  trabajo y siempre encuentro oportunidad para el placer de conocer la cultura y gastronomía local
— Chef Melissa DeLeon (@cookingdiva) August 5, 2013 
I've been traveling since I was very young, today I travel for work but I always find a chance to enjoy leaning about the culture and the local gastronomy
Why do you travel? Share your stories, reasons or thoughts with the hashtag #YoViajoPara. 
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 #YoViajoPara: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23YoViajoPara&src=hash
 @_mariaboa): https://twitter.com/_mariaboa/status/364493544209133569
 #feliz: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23feliz&src=hash
 August 5, 2013: https://twitter.com/_mariaboa/statuses/364493544209133569
 @queenmarielos: https://twitter.com/queenmarielos
 August 5, 2013: https://twitter.com/queenmarielos/statuses/364440820289507328
 contributor: http://globalvoicesonline.org/author/julian-ortega/
 @julian_ortegam_): https://twitter.com/julian_ortegam_/status/364418965591703552
 #Yoviajopara: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Yoviajopara&src=hash
 August 5, 2013: https://twitter.com/julian_ortegam_/statuses/364418965591703552
 @elimaguire: https://twitter.com/elimaguire/status/364472745377017856
 contributor: http://globalvoicesonline.org/author/elizabeth-rivera/
 August 5, 2013: https://twitter.com/elimaguire/statuses/364472745377017856
 @Frank_FDP: https://twitter.com/Frank_FDP/status/364424629114253312
 #ViajoPara: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ViajoPara&src=hash
 August 5, 2013: https://twitter.com/Frank_FDP/statuses/364424629114253312
 @transeunte_bsb: https://twitter.com/transeunte_bsb
 August 8, 2013: https://twitter.com/transeunte_bsb/statuses/365329811897466881
 @MEspinozaE) : https://twitter.com/M_EspinosaE/status/365339571245957121
 @Lolawm: https://twitter.com/Lolawm
 August 8, 2013: https://twitter.com/M_EspinosaE/statuses/365339571245957121
 contributor: http://globalvoicesonline.org/author/melissa/
 @cookingdiva): https://twitter.com/cookingdiva/status/364491894056693760
 August 5, 2013: https://twitter.com/cookingdiva/statuses/364491894056693760
 #YoViajoPara.: https://twitter.com/search?src=typd&q=%23YoViajoPara
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