Tag Archives: author Heidi Siefkas

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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Life Advice from a 75-Year old Spitfire in Havana Cuba

Earlier this year on my nearly thirtieth trip to Cuba, I took a needed break near the Cathedral Square in Old Havana to find some sombra (shade) underneath one of the stone archways of the surrounding museums and shops. Reading a magazine, decked out in traditional Santera dress (Priestess of Afro-Cuban religion Santeria), and smoking…
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Why Adventure – Watch the Explanation

With a business card that states, Author, Speaker, and Adventurer, most people ask me, why I adventure? To explain to you why, I have combined my latest adventure, which was indoor skydiving, in a video with my simple answer. Come fly with me! I hope you enjoyed the video. I encourage you to add adventure…
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A Reminder to Look Up from the Alps

Recently I went to witness the grandeur and beauty of the Swiss Alps and the Matterhorn. From an awe-inspiring overlook, I send you this reminder of the two powerful words, #LookUp. From wherever you are, enjoy this quickie reminder to #LookUp: 1) Be in the moment & 2) Find the upside Please share the #LookUp…
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An Adventure Detour in Switzerland Led to a Big Surprise

With a name like Heidi, all of my life people have asked me if I was Swiss or German followed by comments about Peter, Grandfather, and goats from the book Heidi. In fact, their stereotypical questions are not far off. If you didn’t already know from my books, I was named Heidi because I grew…
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Look Up Reminder from a Rooster

We all need reminders. That's why Post-its were invented as well as the millions of digital apps and features to alert us at all hours of up and coming meetings, birthdays, or haircuts. Although meetings, beauty treatments, and celebrations are important, what should be at the top of your to-do list every day? The answer:…
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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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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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