Travels with Larry Olmsted: How to Travel to Cuba — Legally & Expertly

Posted on 12 November 2013

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Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

In the nearly two decades that I have been writing on travel, few destinations have interested my audience as much as Cuba – I am asked about it all the time. For sure some of this is based on the principle of forbidden fruit, and some people are interested simply because our government makes it practically impossible for most American citizens to visit the Caribbean island. But much of it is Cuba’s legitimate appeal, be it cultural, natural, musical or historical, and for a variety of reasons, there is a sizable audience of Americans who would like to visit Cuba.

Now you can.

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larry  Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for

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2 Responses to “Travels with Larry Olmsted: How to Travel to Cuba — Legally & Expertly”

  1. Sharon A McCoy says:

    Hi Larry — Great piece. Would love to take my son to Cuba for his graduation gift from high school in 2014. And, totally agree A+K is the only way to go. Wish I could afford the per person costs. Are there any other alternatives that meet the educational/immersion criteria (which we would both love) while keeping some more dollars in my wallet?

    • Larry Olmsted says:

      Yes, I put a link to Insight Cuba in my original story they are a good choice, specializing in this particular niche

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