Category Archives: North America

Taking a Trip to Motor City

Many people ask, "What are some American cities that are still on your bucket list?" Although I have lived in Midwest, East Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii, there are several that still remain: Portland, Santa Fe, Knoxville, Savannah, and Detroit. Since I have only flown in and out of Motor City on connecting flights, I thought…
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Three Best Adventure Travel Stops in Grand Cayman

Life's a beach on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman! When one thinks of Grand Cayman, several things come to mind: crystalline water, warm temperatures all-year-round, white sandy beaches, fresh seafood, rum cake and cocktails, and perhaps pirates, financial services, and duty-free shopping. As I’m an intrepid traveler looking for soft and adrenaline filled adventures with…
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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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How to Enjoy Houston, Texas

Regardless of where you travel, it is helpful to find an insider with excellent travel tips and recommendations for your stay. When I was planning my various stays in Houston this year, I asked my peer travel writer, Matthew Stewart, to share his top five things to do while in Houston. Take it away Matthew…
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