Category Archives: Cuba

Three Reasons to Travel to Baracoa Cuba

Baracoa Cuba Basics Located off the beaten path in the Eastern most area of Cuba, Baracoa is not only beautiful, but also historically and culturally significant. It was at Baracoa’s beach where Christopher Columbus first landed in Cuba on November 27, 1492. Shortly thereafter, Baracoa became the first city and capital of Cuba in 1511,…
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Beaches in Havana Cuba – Top Travel Tips for Playas del Este

I get a lot of questions about Cuba, in particular, its capital, La Habana or as we write it in English, Havana. Havana is one of my favorite cities. First and foremost, I love La Habana because the Cuban people are so welcoming and genuine. However, I also enjoy La Habana because of its unique…
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Five Minute Tour of Old Havana Cuba

Have you always wanted to travel to Old Havana, Cuba? NOW is the time to travel to Cuba to witness a special place where the past and the present coexist. Havana is one-of-a-kind. Do you want to walk through history? Join me for a five-minute spin around Old Havana Cuba. While walking through Old Havana's…
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A Gesture that Brought Tears to My Eyes in Havana Cuba

On a Cruise to Cuba It was a bit before midnight in Old Havana, our ship, the Carnival Paradise, had just left the terminal. Many of the guests, including myself, had decided to go to the upper decks to get their last glimpse of Havana. Meanwhile, hundreds of Habaneros where gathered on the famous Malecón,…
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Cruises to Cuba – Havana Cuba Cruise Travel Tips

Cruises to Cuba - Havana Cuba Cruise Travel Tips With nearly fifty trips to Cuba under my belt over several years, you have come to the right place for your Havana Cuba cruise travel tips. I started traveling to Cuba before Cuba was a hotspot. Sí sí seńores, before the Rolling Stones, Obama, and even…
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Cuba Travel Information – US Travel to Cuba Guide

US Travel to Cuba Guide - All the Cuba Travel Info You Need Before You Go! Can Americans Travel to Cuba? Yes, Americans can travel to Cuba. Although there have been many changes over the recent years. There are direct commercial flights from the USA to Cuba. You do NOT need to travel from the…
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Cubicle to Cuba in español – Cubículo a Cuba

CUBÍCULO A CUBA – CUBICLE TO CUBA IS NOW IN ESPAÑOL After years of travel to Cuba, I published a book about my adventures on the once forbidden island. I couldn’t have done Cubicle to Cuba without the help of my Cuban amigos. However, many of my friends whether in Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santa Clara, or…
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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 Cruise to Cuba

Get a Taste of Cuba - Let's Cruise to Cuba 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…
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