Category Archives: Cuba

Falling in Love with Cuba AND Why You Should Travel to Cuba NOW

The Beginning of a Romance with Cuba From beneath a large Banyan tree on the patio of a paladar (private restaurant) in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, I rang in the New Year and made a big resolution. Instead of champagne, I toasted this life change with a refreshing mojito, which washed down the traditional…
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Get a Taste of Cuba with Me – Let’s Go Cruising

Get a Taste of Cuba - Let's Go Cruising After six years traveling to Cuba, I’m finally sailing to Cuba from Tampa this year. For all nine sailings of the Carnival's Paradise, I will be the Cuba guest lecturer. In this role, I will showcase through daily, interactive presentations Cuban culture, flavors, rhythms, travel tips,…
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The Four Best Adventure Travel Destinations in Cuba

When most think of Cuba, the images of old American cars, cigars, and mojitos come to mind. Although I have enjoyed riding in many pristine classic cars in Cuba as well as smoking a Cohiba while imbibing a rum libation or three, I have to tell you Cuba is so much more than cars, cigars,…
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Top 5 Things to Do in Havana Cuba

If you want to travel to Havana and get tips from a Cuba travel expert, you are in the right place! Before Beyoncé, Obama, or the Rolling Stones, I was traveling to Cuba. From my more than five years of adventures to Havana (La Habana) and around the once forbidden island, I can attest that…
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Ways You Can Travel to Cuba in 2017 – It Is Not Too Late

Damas y caballeros (ladies and gentlemen)… I know the announcement on Friday 6/16/17 by our President scared many. Well, it isn’t too late. You can still travel to Cuba in 2017. What changed with travel to Cuba? The major policy change is for independent travelers who prefer not to travel in groups or with the…
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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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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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