DOES U.S. INTERESTS SECTION IN HAVANA SCAM CUBAN VISA APPLICANTS?

Like many Cubans, Luis Enrique González was ecstatic when in January 2013 his government lifted the much-hated restrictions on freedom to travel abroad. He dreamed of visiting his father in...

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Moon Havana Spotlight guidebook to be released… Pre-order now!

                                    Visiting Cuba? Pre-order the latest version of my MOON HAVANA SPOTLIGHT guidebook...

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Moon Cuba handbook to be published… Pre-order now!

                                    My latest (6th) ed of MOON CUBA HANDBOOK, due for release in...

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Sensational 9-day group motorcycle tour in Cuba

I just returned from leading a sensational 9-day motorcycle tour of Cuba for Texas-based adventure motorcycle touring company MotoDiscovery. Wow! What a trip! Our program–officially a “people-to-people educational exchange”–was offered...

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Cuba tours by motorcycle with ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ radio show

Listen to my radio interview on Cuba tours by motorcycle with ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ (Program 358)… http://bit.ly/1qIVxPt

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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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world’s foremost Cuba travel expert, Christopher P. Baker, is available for speaking engagements, media interviews, magazine assignments & as a tour escort

Author of six travel books about Cuba, Christopher P. Baker has visited Cuba more than 70 times during three decades and has met Fidel Castro and a pantheon of Cuba’s...

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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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