Paraíso Travel is a Colombian telenovela that premiered on RCN Televisión on 29 January 2018, and concluded on 4 May 2018 based on the book of the same name by the Colombian author Jorge Franco.[1][3] It stars Laura Londoño and Sebastián Eslava as the titular's character.[4]

Paraíso Travel
Based onParaíso Travel
by Jorge Franco
Country of originColombia
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes72
Production locations
Camera setupMulti-camera
Production companies
Original release
NetworkRCN Televisión
Release29 January (2018-01-29) –
4 May 2018 (2018-05-04)[2]
Nadie me quita lo bailao



This series tells the story of Reina Acuña a young beautiful Colombian girl that after receives a phone call from her mother, Raquel Zuluaga, she starts looking for her in the streets of Medellín, just to find out that the women has fled to New York to die in the north.

Reina boards a new journey to the States that leads her to deal with more than a couple complicated situations while looking for her mom, such as having her visa rejected and getting in touch with an illegal migration agencie called Paraíso Travel. Through her travels she will walk into the abyss of moral borders, willing to do whatever it takes to fulfil her dreams and goals, which have no boundaries.



This RCN's production relates to the American Dream from a Colombian perspective, to approach themes such as love, family, friends and couples. The joys, sadness and hazards of Paraíso Travel haves the streets and venues of Medellín and New York City as a stage.[5]

The series is based in the homonymous novel by Jorge Franco as well as the 2008 movie by Simón Brand, whose soundtrack was composed by the Colombian singer and song writer Fonseca. The story covers the unreal day by day choices an immigrant has to make in order to achieve their dreams in the United States.


  • Laura Londoño as Reina Acuña
  • Sebastián Eslava as Marlon Cruz
  • Juan Diego Sánchez as Lucas[6]
  • Katherine Vélez as Raquel Zuluaga
  • Cristian Tappan as Gonzalo Acuña
  • Juan Pablo Posada as Iván
  • Michel Guillo as Giovanny
  • Lucho Velasco as Victor
  • Mario Parra as Pastor
  • Sandra Reyes as Cecilia
  • Julio Sánchez as Ramón Cruz
  • Carlos Kajú as Paco
  • Aída Morales as Fabiola
  • Marcela Benjumea as Leonor
  • Nadia Rowinsky as La Caleña
  • Adriana Osorio as Patricia
  • Juana Arboleda as Maritza
  • Carlos Congote as Jeremy
  • Fiona Horsey as DEA Agent: Demi
  • Fernando Arévalo as Guillermo
  • Alexis Calvo as El Enano
  • Mauricio Gonzalez as DEA Agent: Alex
  • Franártur Duque as Bellhop
  • Adriana Silva as Adriana
  • Vilma Vera as Sonia Ríos


  1. ^ a b "Una nueva versión de Paraíso Travel se rueda en Medellín". (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Capítulo 29 de enero – El amor de Marlon fue puesto a prueba". (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Canal RCN emitirá la serie Paraíso Travel". (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Laura Londoño y Sebastián Eslava protagonizan la serie Paraíso Travel". (in Spanish).
  5. ^ "Todo lo que debes saber de Paraíso Travel". Canal RCN | Noticias de Entretenimiento SuperLike (in Spanish). 2018-01-05. Retrieved 2018-12-26.
  6. ^ González, Moisés. "¿Qué ha sido de la vida de Juan Diego Sánchez, el inolvidable Bayron de Sin senos no hay paraíso?". (in Spanish). People en Español. Retrieved 19 October 2017.