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Apr

14

90 miles to Cuba. How to get there?

Once the wheels of our American Airlines charter plane screeched on the runway, signaling that we had landed on Cuban soil, a roar of applause started. Nothing surprising so far, we Romanians do the same once we land to safety. The difference was I had just landed in Cuba, on a plane full of Americans, myself included. The only ones applauding were the Cuban Americans, visiting their families. The rest of us still had our noses pegged to the window. 


Sep

12

Hurricane Irma: What you Need to Know

After making its way through the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cuba’s northeastern shores Friday night. It was the first storm of this magnitude to reach the island in 85 years. Sadly, Irma claimed ten Cuban casualties and devastated swaths of sugarcane and agricultural crops. 

Thankfully, however, the eye of the storm veered north before reaching Havana, saving Cuba’s capital city and western provinces from the destruction that north-central coastal resort towns sustained.


Jul

28

Traveling to Cuba: Important Documents to Know About

Are you planning on visiting Cuba? As an American traveling to this island country you will need to pay close attention to your travel documentation for a worry-free trip. Here's what you should know:

Jun

20

What President Trump’s Policy Changes Mean For Your Trip to Cuba

Cuba has been in the news quite a bit in the last few years since President Obama’s announcement in 2014 that the United States and Cuba would restore diplomatic relations after more than half a century. Many mistook the diplomatic opening as a signal that the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba had ended and that trade and travel would once again flow freely between the two nations, as it had prior to the 1959 Cuban Revolution led by brothers Fidel and Raul Castro. However, the U.S. Embargo remains in place, and U.S.-Cuba relations are still far from normalized.

Sep

14

What to Know About Flying to Cuba

Until regularly scheduled air service on established carriers begins, plan for an atypical experience when you fly to Cuba. Right now, the only way to get there by air from the United States is through a charter company. Some charters lease planes from American Airlines or JetBlue; others have their own. When you travel with insightCuba, we will do most of the paperwork that goes along with buying a ticket to Cuba.


Sep

06

Tourism is Surging in Cuba

Cuba may be only 90 miles from the United States shoreline, but for half a century, the island has been largely off-limits to most Americans. With the White House’s announcement of loosened travel restrictions to Cuba has come an immediate surge in its popularity with travelers.


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HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE: We are grateful that our friends and family in Cuba are safe and in good spirits. Our tours are currently running and Cuba is ready to welcome visitors from the U.S.