Category Archives: Destinations

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

Cuba Travel Tips and Questions about Travel to Cuba Answered With twenty+  thirty+ forty+ trips to Cuba under my belt over the last five  six 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…
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Wandering in Cuba with Heidi Siefkas

Are you curious about Cuba? Want to see what you're missing? I invite you to wander with me in Cuba. We'll go together from Old Havana to Varadero, Viñales, Trinidad, and Cienfuegos. You will see firsthand why I've traveled to Cuba twenty+ times. It is fascinating. Each and every time it is an adventure! Come…
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Adventure Tales from Kauai

[caption id="attachment_3795" align="alignright" width="300"] Hiking in along Kauai's Napali Coastline[/caption] Alooooooooha from the Garden Isle of Kauai! This is my fourth summer on this island paradise. You betcha, I’m happy to be back. With thousands of miles between here and just about anywhere, you may ask, Why do I keep coming back to Kauai? Duh,…
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Adventures to Spain, Morocco, and Portugal With New Eyes

Recently I took a long, fifteen-hour flight from South Florida to Kauai, where I will be spending most of the summer. During this grueling, multiple leg trip, I had oodles of time to go through some of my recent photos, videos, and snaps. Although I know that you have been keeping up with my adventures…
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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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A Conversation in Cuba I Will Never Forget

After umpteen visits to Cuba, the country and its people continue to amaze me. Many will argue that Cuban perseverance, sense of community, and ingenuity are its biggest strengths, but I think Cuba’s approach to happiness is paramount and my greatest takeaway from Cuba. That is why I wanted to share this unforgettable conversation about…
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My Best Souvenir – Bet You Can’t Guess

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 always been a person that "tries" to travel and…
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