Central America Islands Image: Point of view—a hand extends a yellow snorkel in the water. The camera looks through the goggles to the nearby island.

Amazing Island Escapes in Central America

Why just head to the beach when you can have a whole island of beaches to explore? So, which are the best Central America islands to visit, and what makes them so great? There is something about islands, isn’t there? Surrounded by the ocean and fringed with beaches, islands across the planet have their own …

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How To Legally Travel To Cuba As An American

Yes, you can still legally travel to Cuba as a citizen of the United States. Plan accordingly based on the revised rules and regulations. Updated: June 2019 First, citizens of the United States could freely travel to Cuba, then we could under certain conditions, now those restrictions have changed. If you’re a bit perplexed by …

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Cuban Homestays — Get to Know Havana

Deepen your travel experience, directly support Cuban nationals and get the inside scoop on local favorites with these Cuban Homestays. In Havana’s heyday — from the turn of the century until the 1950s — several grand hotels served as opulent getaways for foreign superstars and high-ranking mafia members. Sadly, these hotels haven’t maintained their former …

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Vietnam Island Destinations

Embark on a voyage into Vietnam’s watery landscape to see the country’s top beaches, tucked away on tropical islands. With such a long coastline and a vast delta, much of Vietnam can only be explored by boat. As you sail along the blue-green water, you may not want to return to land. So don’t! Stay at …

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Are Cuba’s Beaches Nice?

Images of Cuba’s beaches look like a postcard, but when you get there in real life: Are Cuba’s beaches nice? In this article, we’ll help you discover which beach best suits your needs—not all beach holidays are created equal. Are Cuba’s beaches nice?… It’s easy to be awestruck by pictures of Cuban beaches. The water …

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Take An Endless Summer Sabbatical In Panama

If you’re on the hunt for a sabbatical or long holiday destination, then Panama ticks all of the boxes. It’s warm, sunny, affordable, beautiful, and unique, while still being developed enough to service the needs of the mid to long-term discerning traveler. The rainy season isn’t unbearable, and there’s a vast network of expatriate travelers …

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