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Oct

24

Embark on a Cuban expedition this holiday season!

Travelers looking to inaugurate the holiday season with some sabor de Cuba should take advantage of insightCuba’s December departures.


Oct

21

Live from Cuba: Trip Preparation – One Book at a Time

Maybe you’ve been dreaming of visiting Cuba since the country took home seven gold boxing medals at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Or perhaps Cuba landed on your radar after learning about innovative biotech products developed and produced on the island including Heberprot-P.


Sep

24

Live from Cuba: Embracing Pesos Cubanos

If you’re planning a trip to Cuba, congratulations! If all goes well (or horribly awry), it will be unforgettable. Part of the indelibility is because any trip to Cuba – whether for business, pleasure, education, or interchange – presents confounding complexities that may be entirely different from anything you’ve experienced in your travels, regardless of how well-traveled you are. This begins with the so-called double economy, whereby two currencies circulate.


May

20

InsightCuba's President on CBS's 'The Couch'


Jul

26

Daydreaming of Cuba

Close your eyes and think of a country that you long to visit. I bet what comes to mind is a mix of past travel experiences, current interests, and bits of information acquired over time. When insightCuba received its license a few weeks ago, permitting us to resume our programs in Cuba for Americans, to say that everyone in the office was ecstatic, is an understatement. As one could imagine, a great benefit of working at insightCuba, is getting to travel to Cuba to experience the programs firsthand.

Jun

07

A Letter for the UNESCO Seeker

So, you’re the kind of person who has a travel list. You dream of seeing every attraction that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) deems worthy. You make it a point to visit well-known architectural structures like the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge, or the Great Wall of China and you enjoy visiting areas that are best known for their diverse wildlife, like the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Heck, maybe you think traveling to Tajikistan to see the ancient settlement of Sarazm is worth the sense of elation and accomplishment you feel when you take the tip of your pen and scratch another site off you’re well-wrinkled UNESCO check-list that you keep neatly folded in your pocket.

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