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Is Global Entry worth it?

How many times have you rushed to get to the airport to make your flight only to be stymied by the line at airport security? You peer over passenger shoulders looking at the front of the security line as if your stares will make it move faster. Do you find yourself hurling yourself towards the immigration hall like an Olympic walker, after an interminable flight hoping to be the first person in line, only to be foiled by three other flights that landed before you?



Free Cuba Apps for iPhones

Although wifi is limited in Cuba, and mobile phone and data access is not available to Americans, a few free apps can help you prepare for your travels.



InsightCuba’s Vintage Cuba Tour

Visiting Cuba is like peering into the past. Little has changed on the island for decades or longer—so visitors can see its classic autos, timeless buildings, and historic sights up close.



Calling all Americans, let's go to Cuba!

A whirlwind of change is upon Cuba. It began on December 17th. Seeking to reverse decades of strained relations, President Obama’s announcement to re-establish diplomatic ties, loosen travel restrictions, and allow increased trade with Cuba came as a gift, to Cubans and Americans alike. For the first time in decades, the Unites States is seeking to establish an embassy in Havana, while U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson’s visit to the island marked the highest-ranking U.S.



Special Diets in Cuba

You might have heard—rightly—that vegetarian, paleo, gluten-free and other special diets are still largely unfamiliar in Cuba. However, no visitor to the island country has yet perished from hunger! With a little forethought, you should be able to navigate Cuba’s culinary scene. 




Top Ten Things to Bring to Cuba

Travel always involves some element of the unknown. That’s one of the great things about it! However, unpreparedness is not always a good thing—as you probably know. To minimize the frustration of neglected necessities, begin packing well in advance.  Each of these small-but-important things will serve you well in Cuba: