Christopher P. Baker Talks Cuba’s Classic Cars

This morning before heading north for Big Sur from Morro  Bay, I cut another interview with my pal Tom Wilmer for his NPR radio podcast, “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer”....

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Carnival to Launch Cuba Cruises from Miami

Today Carnival, the world’s largest cruise company, announced that it has been granted approval by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce to offer cruises...

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National Geographic publishes my ‘Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the USA’

National Geographic recently commissioned me to write up the ‘Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the USA’ for the National Geographic Travel website: “The World’s Best Trips, Adventures and Places to Visit”....

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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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Cuban Soul–Meet three Cubans who personify the nation’s charismatic spirit

Hollywood depictions of post-revolutionary Cuba–streets lined with vintage 1950s American cars; walls plastered with revolutionary slogans; ox-drawn plows tilling tobacco fields; sizzling salsa-filled nights–only hint at the country’s larger-than-life persona....

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Join me in Colombia for a special 12-day adventure motorcycle tour, Oct 7-18, 2015

Exciting news!  In October 2015 I’ll lead a thrilling 12-day “Heart of Colombia” tour as Guest of Honor in the second of Motolombia’s ‘Motorcycle Legends’ tour series.In 2010 and 2011,...

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Join me in Mill Valley, CA, for a presentation of “Titillating Tales Told by the Titans of Travel”

I’m delighted to join an illustrious group of fellow travel journalists for an evening presentation of readings on the theme: “Sex, Mishaps and Adventure: Titillating Tales Told by the Titans...

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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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