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The Secret to Life is… Look Up

After attending countless graduations in my lifetime, I have listened to many wise and humorous commencement speeches whether by former presidents, world-renowned musicians, or peer authors. The goal of each speech has been to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and prepare them for their next chapter. Many use personal anecdotes of inspiration peppered with phrases…
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Author of Cubicle to Cuba Shares Her Travel Expertise

Q&A with Author and Adventurer Heidi Siefkas Why should someone travel to Cuba? Heidi: Above all the people, but also the explosion of colors and contrasts. There is art around every corner. Read my blog post about why here Why did you write Cubicle to Cuba? Heidi: First and foremost, I wrote Cubicle to Cuba to…
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6 Reasons Why Travel to Cuba and 3 Ways You Can Do It in 2017

Reasons to Travel to Cuba and Ways You Can Do it in 2017... 1. Explosion of Color and Contrasts Cuba is a feast for the eyes. Whether you arrive via plane or cruise ship, you will be immediately shocked. The bright palate of colors plays against the stark cement buildings and streets in disrepair. One…
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Look Up a la cubana – Look Up Cuban Style

Why Cuba? After two-dozen trips to Cuba over the last five years, the country and its people still continue to amaze me. Although I do love a good refreshing mojito or chilled coco beachside, I don’t go back for just the superficial things. I keep on going back for a dose of Look Up a…
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Heidi Shares Her Inspiring Story on CBS and Unveils Knowledge of Cuba

Miami Channel 4 Interview of Author Heidi Siefkas about post-traumatic growth, books, and film.   With over five years of adventures to Cuba and a book, Cubicle to Cuba, Heidi shares her travel expertise in various articles   Island Time Discovering the Treasure of Havana, Cuba in HomeByDesign   8 Things to Do in Havana,…
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When in Cuba, Save Water Drink Rum

No this isn’t a rum commercial nor a t-shirt. I’m certain that you have gone to Mexico or have had a friend come back from Spring Break with one of those t-shirts that says, Save Water Drink Cerveza. Although they are great marketing for Mexican beers, they are also a humorous public health statement about…
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Look Up – Don’t Leave Home Without It

Have you ever had bad night’s sleep because you were worried about all the things you had to do the next day? Have you ever arrived to your office or home and didn’t remember driving there? Well, if you are like me, I’ve been there. When I was a travel industry executive, I would get…
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