Three common misconceptions about Cuba

Ever since the resuming of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba, a string of new projects and business developments have studded the island nation. But while the renewed energy is palpable, travelers heading to Cuba are still plagued by a series of misconceptions. Cuban food is bland Contrary[…]

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To Cuba, and why we love it

I don’t know whether it’s the architecture, the burst of vibrant colors, the Caribbean climate or the warmth of its people, singing and dancing every chance they get, but Cuba, the alligator shaped island just 90 miles South of Florida, is the most captivating place I’ve ever been. And I[…]

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Dreamy Ometepe & Finca San Juan

Our ferry boat sailed towards Ometepe Island: twin volcanoes that rise out of Lake Nicaragua, sloping down to lush forests and sandy beaches. We always heard about Ometepe during our Central American travels, and it sounded like a mythical place…volcano trekking to sky-high lagoons, wild horses galloping the shores, kids[…]

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La Pinte du Vieux Manoir

La Pinte du Vieux Manoir, set in Switzerland’s gorgeous Lake District, is as fabulous as it sounds. The elegance that permeates every corner of the property is matched only by the gracious hospitality of each member of the staff. Further afield, you find a quaint village that seems bent on[…]

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Savage River Lodge

It is often said that you only get one chance to make a first impression. If that adage holds true, then the first glance at Savage River Lodge promises a true escape from the everyday. Turn off the main road onto a bumpy road that snakes through the deep forest[…]

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