Fathom announces 7-day Cuba cruise activities

Carnival Corporation’s Fathom cruise line this week released details of its intended seven-day “social impact” cruises to Cuba. I just reviewed the detailed program and am impressed with the itinerary...

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Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker interviewed for new TV documentary

Here’s a “sneak preview” of a trailer for a Cuba travel documentary prepared by Dick Jordan for MarinTV. It will probably air sometime in the first two weeks of October....

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I have a chapter in ‘Motorcycle Messengers’ — a newly published anthology by riders who write

While attending Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travel last week I was delighted to receive a copy of ‘Motorcycle Messengers’… the thrilling new anthology of stories by adventure motorcycles who write. Thanks Jeremy...

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Virtuoso Life publishes Christopher P. Baker’s article ‘How to Visit Cuba’

Check out my latest story, ‘How to Visit Cuba,’ published in the September 2015 edition of Virtuoso Life…

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Cuba expert and news personality Christopher P Baker interviewed about travel to Cuba on MSNBC ‘Shift’

I’m delighted to finally receive a clip of my live MSNBC ‘Shift’ interview with Ayman Moyheldin on travel to Cuba, Augbust 18, 2015… Watch it either on YouTube: … or direct...

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After Raúl? A Castro dynasty?

Last week I posed the $64 million dollar question: Where will Fidel be buried? Far more important (worth a cool billion on the same scale), and the question I’m asked...

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Recommended read: The Last Soldiers of the Cold War

On December 17, 2014, as Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro simultaneously announced that the USA and Cuba would restore diplomatic relations, two small planes landed at Andrews Air Force...

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Where will Fidel Castro be buried?

© Christopher P. Baker all images. All images are copyrighted and protected and may not be reproduced without specific permission of the photographer. SEE UPDATE HERE! “Where will Fidel Castro...

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National Geographic Expeditions’ Cuba Expert Christopher P. Baker talks to NPR’s Tom Wilmer

It’s always a pleasure interviewing with my pal Tom Wilmer for his NPR radio podcast, “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer.” Not least, I like his style, his acuity of...

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PRESIDENT OBAMA EASES UP ON TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TO CUBA

It’s long overdue, but today’s announcement by President Obama that he is reinstating formal diplomatic relations with Cuba after six decades in the cold is exhilarating. I congratulate the President...

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