Have UNESCO World Heritage Sites made it on to your travel bucket list? There are few guarantees in the world of travel. But a “World Heritage Site” designation from UNESCO– the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization– ensures that a destination is important enough to deserve protection for future generations.
We always love sharing behind-the-scenes profiles of our staff — from our friendly Dominican cooks to our enthusiastic founder — but this interview has to be one of our favorites. Meet Erik, who works side-by-side with our local guides to lead cultural trips to Cuba. A true renaissance man, he climbs, guides, dances, and writes — all with … Continued
Meet John. He’s in his late 60s and traveled to the Soviet Union on a cultural exchange program when he was in college. As he grew into adulthood, the vivid memories from that trip stayed with him. When he was in his 40s, the Iron Curtain quickly fell and Russia entered a period of rapid … Continued
In 1996, a Gallup poll revealed that only 10 percent of Americans had a favorable view of Cuba. Fast forward almost 20 years, and the same poll shows that 46 percent now have a positive view of the island. In addition to this change in public opinion, very concrete shifts are occurring between the two countries. Here are four … Continued
Have you been surprised by the cost of trips to Cuba? If so, you’re not alone. While many are excited at the prospect of traveling to Cuba, many are also taken aback when they realize how expensive it really is. And often, their first question is “Why?” In this post, we’ll explore what’s happening behind-the-scenes … Continued