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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 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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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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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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Essential Cuba Travel Tips – Questions About Travel to Cuba Answered

With twenty+  thirty+ trips to Cuba under my belt over the last five years, I would consider myself a seasoned adventurer in Cuba. With the recent opening of commercial flights and the surge of cruises, many assume that Cuba is your typical Caribbean tourist destination and port of call. However, it is not, which is…
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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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Preview of Cubicle to Cuba

You're in. I'm inviting you to a preview of my next book, Cubicle to Cuba.  Come along for the ride as I share my story of leaving the corporate world and Cubicle Land to a hybrid career of traveling and writing. Be inspired by my adventures and takeaways through Cuba, Peru, Kauai, New Zealand, Australia,…
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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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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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