Fidel is dead! Castro to be buried in Santiago de Cuba’s Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

© Christopher P. Baker all images. All images are copyrighted and protected and may not be reproduced without specific permission of the photographer. Fidel Castro died last night at the...

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Cuba expert asks “Is the Cuban romance on ice?” with Trump as president-elect

I’ve always admired my friend Larry Luxner‘s capability as a journalist to acutely synthesize and concisely express issues relating to Cuba. He and I are each Cuba experts in our...

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Cuba’s Car Culture coffee-table book

It’s been a decade since my coffee-table book, Cuba Classics: A Celebration of Vintage American Automobiles, was published. A full decade in which Cuba’s plethora of far-from-museum-quality Detroit dowagers still...

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Visiting Cuba? Leave your drone at home!

Drones are all the rage. But if you’re planning on traveling to Cuba and are thinking of bringing a drone, heed my advice. DON’T! Regardless of type or size, drones...

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Gloria Estefan confused over Cuba travel & U.S. embargo

Cuban-born singer megastar Gloria Estefan has long been an outspoken critic of Cuba’s Castro government. The Miami Sound Machine singer, whose family fled the island after the Revolution (her father later served...

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Cuba expert Christopher P Baker to escort a private pilots’ self-fly tour to Cuba for Air Journey

What’s my next Cuba adventure? Sharing my knowledge as Cuba expert for an escorted private pilot’s tour to Havana with Air Journey, October 26-29, 2016. I also acted as Cuba...

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@cubaExpert Christopher P. Baker quoted in New York Times travel story on Cuba

It always brightens my day to see an email in my inbox announcing a newly published feature article with my byline or in which I’ve been quoted. So today it...

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Product review: Givi Trekker Outback cases are tops!

At the 2016 BMW Motorcycle Owners of America International Rally, in Buffalo, NY, last July it was time to shop for a full set of cases for my 1200GSA. My...

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Badass off-road adventure by BMW R1200GSA in Baja California with motojournalist Christopher P Baker… magazine story coming soon!

The last time I tried off-roading I busted three ribs and a foot. I’d negotiated a rock-strewn canyon and emerged above the rim of Searles Valley when I suddenly choked...

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@CubaExpert releases new video slideshow on Cuba Motorcycle Tours

Cuba expert, motojournalist and celebrity biker Christopher P. Baker–@CubaExpert–has released a new video slideshow explaining the motorcycle tours in Cuba that he designed and will lead in 2017 and 2018...

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