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A Case For The Cuba Outside Of Havana [Video]
A Case For The Cuba Outside Of Havana [Video]

A Case For The Cuba Outside Of Havana [Video]

Most videos and articles about Cuba seem to center on Havana with its classic American cars and pickup street baseball games, but the countryside seems to be often overlooked. A shame, considering this, to many, […]

Cuban Scents
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Cuban Scents

By Rebecca Tompkins Cuba smells of cigar smoke and guava. The rich, earthy smell of cigars assails you when you step off the plane as portly airport officials smoke Cuba’s finest. The guava takes longer […]

Going To Cuba For A Little R&R: Rest And Revolution
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Going To Cuba For A Little R&R: Rest And Revolution

It’s funny how life weaves experiences and occurrences together so seamlessly. Just the other day I was talking with my ex-pat roommate about his imminent return to the U.S. He left home nearly 3 months […]

Frommer’s (Almost) Top Ten Destinations for 2010
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Frommer’s (Almost) Top Ten Destinations for 2010

The ‘09 is wrapping up, a phenomenal year for TheExpeditioner and, well, travel in general (when is it not?). I think my eyes are actually welling up. Reflection aside, we look to the future. Where […]

Ecotourism Sprouting in Cuba
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Ecotourism Sprouting in Cuba

In fifty years, the U.S. travel ban to Cuba has been next to ineffective in promoting democracy there. In fact, there have been many efforts cropping up, one featured here in Matt’s post, to abolish […]

Heard About The Online Petition To Open Travel To Cuba?
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Heard About The Online Petition To Open Travel To Cuba?

It’s amazing the looks of incredulousness that Americans get when they tell others about the U.S.’s now 50-year-old ban on travel to Cuba. This is America, land of the free that’s restricting travel to its […]

Cuba’s Port Of Hope
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Cuba’s Port Of Hope

How much about Cuba can you discover by traveling through the Viñales Valley on a bike? Turns out, quite a lot. By Luke Armstrong Moments before my plane touched down in Havana, an Australian had […]

This Just In: Senate To Introduce Bill To Lift Cuba Travel Ban
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This Just In: Senate To Introduce Bill To Lift Cuba Travel Ban

Per CNN, the U.S. Senate is introducing a bill into the Senate to lift the 47 year-old ban on travel to Cuba. Given the Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate, many see this […]

America To Drop Travel Ban To Cuba?
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America To Drop Travel Ban To Cuba?

I just started hearing about the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act (or H.R. 874) which would drop travel restrictions for Americans heading to Cuba. Curiously enough, the bill includes an exception that would restrict […]

The End For Cuba, Or Just The Beginning?
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The End For Cuba, Or Just The Beginning?

Fidel’s fading away, Obama’s in office, and for many, the Bay of Pigs could just as well be a description for some sort of spring break locale. As this article explores, Cuba, meanwhile, still clings […]