AUTHORS AND MOTOJOURNALISTS CARLA KING AND CHRISTOPHER P BAKER TO OFFER ‘LADIES FIRST’ MOTORCYCLE TOUR OF CUBA

I’m thrilled to partner with my close friend and fellow travel writer / motojournaist Carla King in offering an exciting 8-day ‘Ladies First’ motorcycle tour of Cuba, January 6-13, 2019....

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BOOK REVIEW: Our Woman in Havana

I don’t recall the last time I was so excited at the anticipation of reviewing a book. Thus I devoured Ambassador Vicki Huddleston’s Our Woman in Havana: A Diplomat’s Chronicle...

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Book review: Cuba, Hot & Cold

I just finished reading my pal Tom Miller’s latest gem, Cuba, Hot & Cold (The University of Arizona Press), and it’s left me with a smile on my face. Miller,...

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‘Let’s stop calling Cuba unsafe’ op-ed picked by Granma, Cuba’s daily newspaper

On January 20 I posted a piece to my blog entitled ‘Let’s Stop Calling Cuba Unsafe.’ It was a variant on an op-ed piece I posted the same day to...

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LET’S STOP CALLING CUBA UNSAFE!

On January 18, 2018, Cuba was named “Safest Country for Tourism” at the 38th annual International Tourism Fair (FITUR), in Madrid, Spain. That’s no surprise to me. I’ve always considered...

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Motojournalist and Cuba expert Christopher P Baker to lead new motorcycle tours for U.S. citizens offered by Edelweiss Bike Travel

Motojournalist and renowned Cuba expert Christopher P Baker has been invited to lead a series of 8- and 11-day motorcycle tours for U.S. citizens to be offered by Edelweiss Bike...

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National Geographic photographer and Cuba expert to speak on Motorcycle Touring in Cuba at BMW Motorcycles of Riverside

Come hear motojournalist, National Geographic photographer and tour leader, and Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker speak about ‘Motorcycle Touring in Cuba’ at BMW Motorcycles of Riverside, November 15, 2017 (6-7:30pm)....

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Cuba Expert & motojournalist Christopher P. Baker to speak about motorcycle tours in Cuba at BMW Motorcycle Owners Association rally

Only one week remains before I ride out to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the 2017 BMW Motorcycle Owners Association international rally, July 13-16, 2017. I’m excited to be seeing old...

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Havana Without Makeup… a review of this superb new book about Cuba

As a veteran of the Cuba scene and a serious bibliophile with a library exceeding 500 relevant titles, I’m a harsh critic of Johnny-come-lately texts about Cuba. Every year sees...

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Tour Cuba with Motorcycle Classics!

I’m thrilled to learn that Motorcycle Classics magazine Editor-in-Chief Richard Backus will be joining me as celebrated moto-journalist Christopher P. Baker leads an unforgettable 12-day ride through western and central Cuba,...

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