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Driving a ’54 Plymouth in Baracoa, Cuba

On a road off the beaten path we caught a glimpse of El Yunque, a tabletop mountain and summit of one of my up and coming hikes in the area. My driver Octavio asked, "Quieres manejar?" I thought for a second, did I want to drive? After nearly a decade of travel to Cuba, I had ridden…
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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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Cubicle to Cuba in español – Cubículo a Cuba

CUBÍCULO A CUBA – CUBICLE TO CUBA IS NOW IN ESPAÑOL After years of travel to Cuba, I published a book about my adventures on the once forbidden island. I couldn’t have done Cubicle to Cuba without the help of my Cuban amigos. However, many of my friends whether in Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Santa Clara, or…
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TEDx Talk with Author and Adventurer Heidi Siefkas

Watch my TEDx talk: The Life Hack that the Gurus Don't Tell You About! In a matter of minutes, I'll unveil how you can use adventure to evolve to your best self, your Life 2.0. Don't believe me? I challenge you to watch it until the end and answer the final question in the comments below.…
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Architecting a New Life, Life 2.0 – CBS Miami Interviews Heidi Siefkas

On CBS Miami Channel 4, Author & Adventurer Heidi Siefkas shares her inspirational story of Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG) and how she architected a new life, Life 2.0. To see Heidi in-person, she will be a keynote speaker at various events this year, including the Miami International Book Fair, 6th Annual Suits, Stilettos, and Lipstick Conference,…
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Heidi Siefkas Chimes in on Cuba Travel Changes with Sun Sentinel

With over five years of travel to Cuba and a book about my travels under my belt, I call myself a Cuba expert. After Friday's announcement (6/16/17), I felt compelled to share my feelings about the policy changes toward travel to Cuba. Although I could have only shared it on my blog and social media,…
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Author of Cubicle to Cuba Shares Her Travel Expertise

Q&A with Author and Adventurer Heidi Siefkas Why should someone travel to Cuba? Heidi: Above all the people, but also the explosion of colors and contrasts. There is art around every corner. Read my blog post about why here Why did you write Cubicle to Cuba? Heidi: First and foremost, I wrote Cubicle to Cuba to…
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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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From Desk Job to Dream Job, Cubicle to Cuba Feature on Women Writers

Featured article, "From Desk Job to Dream Job: A true story of leaving the cubicle for Cuba" on Women Writers What I’m about to share may seem like fiction, but I’m disclosing it to convince you that by taking risks, being adventurous, and believing in serendipity dreams can come true. Six years ago, I would…
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