Apple Vacations Launching Cuba Cruises

Apple Vacations Launching Cuba Cruises

Another travel giant is getting into Cuba’s cruise sector. Apple Vacations has announced plans to launch Cuba cruises on Feb. 17. The company will offer seven-day Cuba sailings with Friday departures out of Montego Bay; the cruises will include two days in Havana along with stops in Santiago de Cuba, Punta Frances and Cienfuegos. Apple … Read more

Here’s How To Be a “Road Scholar” in Cuba

Here’s How To Be a “Road Scholar” in Cuba

If you are a lifelong learner and prefer immersive travel over tourism, Road Scholar is the best way to experience Cuba. Road Scholar was founded in 1975 as Elderhostel originally designed for week-long, university-level educational experiences for adults. A not-for-profit education organization, it has guided generations of knowledge seekers on transformative learning adventures from Greenland … Read more

Yachting To Cuba From the U.S. Is Getting Easier But Special Rules Still Apply

Yachting To Cuba From the U.S. Is Getting Easier But Special Rules Still Apply

Most people don’t realize that Cuba’s coastline is 40% longer than Florida’s and is largely undeveloped and unspoiled. This feature alone is a major reason why yacht owners have been flocking to Cuba since the island nation and the U.S. have re-established diplomatic relations. Amazing architecture, paladares (private restaurants), culture and the arts are all … Read more

This Famous Cuban Jazz Trumpeter is Also a Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

This Famous Cuban Jazz Trumpeter is Also a Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer. He was born in Artemisa, Cuba on November 6, 1949. 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient 2016 Honorary Doctorate recipient in Fine Arts from The University of Notre Dame 10 Time Grammy Award Winner Emmy Award Recipient 6 Time Billboard Award Winner 2015 Hispanic Heritage … Read more

This Professor of Skateboarding Promotes Cultural Exchange Between Cuba and the U.S.

This Professor of Skateboarding Promotes Cultural Exchange Between Cuba and the U.S.

Skateboarding joins artisinal charcoal as the newest form of engagement with Cuba. Skateboarding involves riding and performing tricks on a small oval board attached to four wheels. It can be considered a recreational activity, an art form, or a method of transportation. For Neftalie Williams, skateboarding is his passion. “When I’m skateboarding, I feel free,” … Read more