National Geographic Expeditions introduces Colombia trips

I’m thrilled to announce that National Geographic Expeditions has announced the launch of an 11-day Colombia itinerary: “Discovering Colombia.” Even better, I’ll be leading three of the five slated departures...

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A Merry Cuban Christmas

                  There’s a good reason that Cubans have never seen Santa, and it’s not because he couldn’t get a visa—nor that it’s...

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Obama and Castro shake hands in the spirit of Nelson Mandela

I WAS THRILLED THAT President Obama showed the right stuff and shook Cuban leader Raúl Castro’s hand during the memorial service to Nelson Mandela. Mandela, who embodied the very essence...

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