La Colmenita–Havana’s endearing children’s theater group–spreads message of love

Without a doubt, the seminal highlight of this past year leading people-to-people tours of Cuba for National Geographic Expeditions was my introduction to the children of La Colmenita. This amazing...

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Capitalism is taking hold in Cuba — BBC This World documentary

I just watched this magnificent video about Cuba by Simon Reeves for BBC This World. It’s indispensable viewing for anyone interested in learning about a sclerotic nation now in the...

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Cuban porn star stirs ruckus

Now that my “Cuba & Costa Rica” blog is no longer being published, here’s a blog post from last year that my editors at Moon.com wouldn’t publish… Many a traveler...

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