Cuba

By Patrick Cooke Perhaps the most surprising revelation since President Barak Obama eased travel restrictions to Cuba in 2016 is how few travelers care. Airlines, initially hopeful for a Cuba windfall, have now cut back on flights or are using smaller planes to match an underwhelming demand. Not so the

By Bart Beeson The concrete stadium seats are packed with young people carrying bass drums, air horns and cow bells, striking up at a deafening roar as soon as the opposing team comes to the plate, and keep up the cacophony throughout their rival’s at-bat.  Vendors roam the aisles selling

Story & photos by Deborah Loeb Bohren While Cuba may be world-renowned for the three B’s — ballet, boxing and baseball — in addition to their legendary cigars, the first thing that comes to mind for most Americans are the classic American cars of their parents and grandparents. Frozen in

By Kay Showker So much attention has been showered on Fathom’s historic cruises to Cuba, they have overshadowed the new company’s earlier launch of alternate cruises to the Dominican Republic which better reflect the Fathom experience. Those travelers who say they want authenticity in their travels and to have an

By Kay Showker Yes, Cuba is an island in the Caribbean Sea.  Her terrain is similar to other Caribbean islands, but different.  Her history is similar, but different.  Her culture is similar, but different.  Indeed, almost everything about Cuba has some similarity to her Caribbean neighbors but Cuba is a

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

  What’s the Deal:  For the first time in eight years, Americans can legally attend Cuba’s acclaimed Havana International Jazz Festival. Insight Cuba, the leading provider of U.S. authorized people-to-people travel to Cuba, and JazzTimes, America’s preeminent jazz magazine, have partnered to offer guests an all-access pass to the 27th