The New Cuba: a Guide for Smart Travelers

Like many people of my generation, I learned about Cuba during my adolescence, when I first listened to the poetic lyrics of Buena Vista Social Club. Those simple, yet powerful songs seemed to harmoniously depict humanity full of pride, humor, and romanticism. Now knowing better their beautiful island’s history, this band, and the country’s music, […]

Exploring Northern France, the Ultimate Itinerary

You’ve heard all about Paris and La Cote d’Azur, but what about Lille and St. Malo? Nobody seems to talk about the Northern Coast of France, where you can find ch’ti culture, beautiful beaches and sea-sights, friendly people, Flemish culture, and small villages packed with rich history and delicious food.  Smart travelers who want the ultimate travel […]