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The Importance of Music & Dance in Cuban Culture

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Some of the most treasured experiences I've had when traveling are musical and artistic encounters. When I was in Rwanda, a dance group of teenagers gave us a magical performance of their traditional dances and in Tanzania, a group of Maasai women taught me their traditional jump dance which ended in hugs. After 10 years of traveling all ...
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​Frequently Asked Questions on New Cuba Travel Restrictions

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Updated: June 4, 2019 Sources: Cuba legal experts, Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), New York Times Trump's recent pronouncement to impose new restrictions on travel to Cuba will not have any consequential impact on our trips there. Although there will be a few hotels we may not be able to use any more, there are m...
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Adventure Therapy in Colombia

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I've been working in adventure travel for over 25 years and while I'm an expert on travel, I have to admit that I still get nervous when I go on a trip. Every trip becomes a form of therapy for me. Growing up in my native Costa Rica I was not very social. I was socially awkward, an introvert, pretty much avoiding stran...
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Cuba Review: "I'm glad we visited now!"

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Maggie was looking for an active adventure for a family holiday and had wanted to visit Cuba for a long time. Our National Parks Walking Adventure  was a great fit for them and upon return, she shared their highlights and pictures with us. "We had a great trip, we loved everything about it! Thank you for help...
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Why It’s Never Been Better To Travel To Cuba

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Obama announced a warming of relations between Cuba and the United States in December 2014, making it possible for Americans traveling to Cuba with specific educational licenses. Then in November 2017, the Trump administration announced certain changes, most notably that although travel under Educational Activities (People to People Travel) is stil...
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