When people come to Cuba and learn about our way of living, our economic situation and the hardships we Cubans face on daily basis, they can’t help but wonder how it is possible that despite everything, we always look so happy and we are always smiling. As opposed to focusing on our problems, we mostly laugh at them.
Stevie Gawryluk, an Adventure Consultant for ROW and Adventure Unbound recently made her first trip to Cuba. Below she recounts some of her most surprising first impressions; take a peek to share in her journey!
There are countries like Costa Rica that are known for the large percentage of lands they have protected as parks and nature reserves. In total Costa Rica has protected about 28% of its territory, compared to 14% in the United States.
Legal Travel to Cuba for the U.S. Citizen Explained
Update – Now that Cuba has opened up for travelers again after being closed for nearly two years due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, this article has been updated based on recent visits in the spring of 2022.
Every culture has comfort food. That food you long for when you’ve had a tough day, or you are lonely, or you just need the sense of a pat on your back, transmitted to your stomach. It’s the food that makes you feel at home and that life is good.