Recent Posts by Heidi Siefkas

Three Adventures in Santiago de Cuba NOT to Miss

Why Travel to Santiago de Cuba? Santiago de Cuba (St. James of Cuba) is the major city of the Oriente (Eastern portion of Cuba), comprised of six provinces. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city in Cuba with nearly 600,000 inhabitants. In fact, Santiago was the capital of Cuba before La Habana; thus, its…
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Three Must Do Activities for Any Trip to Chile

Chile is a vast country with a deep cultural history and vast expanses of natural landscape. Stretching down the Eastern coast of South America with the South Pacific Ocean pounding the shore and bordered by Argentina and Bolivia, it’s filled with must-visit locations for any adventurer. For a whistle-stop tour of all the highlights, here…
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The Beauty of Backpacking: Practical Things to Consider

For those of you looking for your next great getaway, I've reached out to a peer adventurer and writer, Jason Peterson, to share with you his travel tips for backpacking. Although I'm an outdoors lover with a list of great adventures under my belt, I figured having a second opinion is always a good idea.…
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Three Adventure Travel Musts on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico Holds a Special Place in My Heart My first international trip as a young child was to Mexico. That trip is the reason that I have a case of severe wanderlust. It was also the experience that forced me to learn Spanish, live in Spain for two years, and eventually become bilingual. For this,…
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Meet Trailblazer Heidi Siefkas – Feature in VoyageMIA

Today we’d like to introduce you to Heidi Siefkas. Heidi, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? As an author, speaker, and adventurer, I’m proud to say that every decision that I’ve made in life NOW makes sense. Whether it was living abroad in Spain during college,…
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Look Up and Small Changes Equals Big Shifts

My Routine is Traveling I travel a lot. In fact, today I’m traveling. Over the last month, I have been on four cruises. Unlike many people that have a Monday-Friday job in an office, school, or other, I am on the road or the high seas Monday-Friday or perhaps Sunday-Thursday depending on how the cruise…
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Three Must-Sees In NYC

[caption id="attachment_8209" align="aligncenter" width="604"] New York Skyline as seen from Ellis Island, Manhattan, New York[/caption] One of my first family trips with my mother was to New York City. I remember it fondly with a Broadway Show, Cats, visits to all the major art museums, and of course a lot of great food. Although I…
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