Tag Archives: adventure travel

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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My Favorite Places in Cuba – Wanna Travel to Cuba with Me?

If you are curious about travel to Cuba and want to know what you have been missing, you have come to the right place! In this post, I'll reveal my favorite places in Cuba not only with my description but also by the beautiful photography.  Enjoy this virtual tour of Cuba! It is a fascinating…
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Cubicle to Cuba Highlights Another Side of the Once Forbidden Island

Author Heidi Siefkas not only teaches readers much about Cuba, but also inspires others to think out of the cubicle and adventure more with this unique travelogue. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – January 3, 2017 –Author Heidi Siefkas continues to inspire readers with her latest, Cubicle to Cuba: Desk Job to Dream Job. In this introspective…
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Sneak Peek of Cubicle to Cuba

Over the last six months, I have polished the journals, postcards, and pictures that I have collected during my last five years of travel to Cuba and around the world, transforming them into my next book, Cubicle to Cuba. You may wonder, how did I find the time to write a book between hiking the…
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Five Things You Don’t Know About Cuba, But Should

After multiple years of travel to Cuba, I’ve had the opportunity to witness a country in transformation albeit poco a poco (little by little). The once forbidden island and the United States have started to open their doors, starting with people to people, educational tours. This led to the 2014 announcement by Castro and Obama…
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Cuban Cocktail Recipe – La Canchánchara

As someone that travels a lot, I typically don't buy many souvenirs. There is not enough space in my humble writing abode or backpack for much. So my best souvenirs over the years have been recipes. In my book, With New Eyes, I included recipes for tortilla española from my years in Spain as well as a…
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My Best Souvenir – Bet You Can’t Guess

[caption id="attachment_3632" align="alignright" width="300"] Heidi Siefkas in Barcelona, Spain[/caption] With many adventures under my belt, you can imagine I have souvenirs from all corners of the world. I have rugs from Peru, sculptures from the Dominican Republic, a sombrero grande from Mexico, and jewelry from Australia and New Zealand to Cuba. With that said, I've…
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Are you curious? Where am I off to next?

One of the most common questions I get is, “Where are you off to next?” This week, I'm heading back to Cuba. Almost every two weeks, I will be taking a flight from Miami to Cuba that only takes forty-five minutes, but transports me to another era. However, Cuba isn't the only adventure on my…
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A Dose of Aloha and Adventure in Kauai

You know that Jerry Maguire line, "You had me at hello." Well, Kauai had me at aloha. Nearly three years ago, I got my first taste of the Garden Isle and aloha. Shortly there after, it became my writing abode and basecamp of many adventures whether on foot, in kayak, or by helicopter. Why did…
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