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Upcoming trip: A Wedding in Havana! November 2017

You’re invited! Join us in Cuba for a special trip built around Mackenzie and Henry’s wedding. You’ve got two options: A 7-night trip for the entire week of the wedding or a 3-night long weekend trip. Both trips aim to give you a rich experience of Cuban culture, history, and modern society, but each has a slightly different slant. The 7-night trip has an emphasis…

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Upcoming trip: Havana’s Jazz Plaza Festival, January 2018!

Coming up next January, visit Cuba for the annual Jazz Plaza festival! That’s Havana’s biggest jazz event of the year. Last year’s festival was hosted by Chucho Vald├ęs and featured such luminaries as Omara Portuondo, Christian McBride, and Terence Blanchard. (video below!)

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Cuba’s LGBT Pride in photos!

I wanted to share these photos with a friend… and decided instead to share them with the world! Enjoy. Some of these were taken at CENESEX, Cuba’s National Center for Sexual Education – the agency that organizes Cuba’s Pride events.

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Upcoming Trip:
Cuba’s Oriente with Brenda Priddy, November 2017

Coming up on November 4 – 13, visit Cuba with acclaimed car spy photographer Brenda Priddy! On this trip you’ll get a varied look at Cuban culture and society, with extra attention to the classic cars that are such a big part of Cuban life. We’ll visit several spots in Oriente, the eastern part of Cuba, before heading west to finish the trip in Havana….

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Just another day at the Graphics Society of Cienfuegos, Cuba

I recently took a family group to Cuba, where we visited the Graphics Society of Cienfuegos. This is an artists’ collective that specializes in various types of printmaking – woodcutting, lithography, collagraphy, and so on. They’re great people, and I’m particularly friendly with the group’s director, so I always love to drop by for a visit. Anyways, that day one of the artists, Omarito, was…

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Cuban propaganda billboards – a window to the nation’s narrative

I always like to see Cuban political billboards, murals, books, museums… anything that shows how Cuba tells its story. This isn’t because I love Cuba’s story or swallow it whole – but because it’s a window into understanding the country. How does the government present its narrative? What are children taught in school? What do people read in the newspapers, see on TV, and hear…

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pride flag at Cuba's 2015 march

Upcoming trip: Cuba Pride, May 2017!

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!Sign up by March 15th and get 10% off! Coming up this May, visit Cuba for the annual Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia! That’s the Cuban equivalent of a Pride celebration, complete with a march/conga, gala, and more.

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Upcoming trip: Cuba with Brenda Priddy, February 2017!

Coming up on February 19-26, visit Cuba with acclaimed car spy photographer Brenda Priddy! On this trip you’ll get a varied look at Cuban culture and society, with extra attention to the classic cars that are such a big part of Cuban life. A $1,000 deposit secures a spot for you on the trip. To reserve your spot, just click the purple button! We’ll follow…

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Last call for October trips to Cuba!

Newsflash: You’ve got two weeks left to sign up for my two October trips. Both are largely general interest Cuba trips, one with an LGBT emphasis and the other with an emphasis on Cuba’s classic cars! Registration will close August 5th. Cuba with Princeton BTGALA This trip visits some of Cuba’s strongest LGBT communities and historic spots. We’ve also incorporated lots of cultural activities, from…

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