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A Snapshot of Old Havana and A Forgotten Cuba – Buena Vista Social Club and Afro-Cuban Music

The Buena Vista Social Club is a remarkable ad-hoc group of performers in Cuba who light up Havana’s nightlife with their classic Afro-Cuban sound. Revisit a long forgotten grand age of Cuba nightly at the Sociedad Cultural Rosalia de Castro in Havana.

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Crying on Vacation

I am one of those emotional girls who does emotional things like crying on vacation. I cry when reading books. I cry when reading stories on Facebook. I cry watching movies (especially Love Actually). I cry walking through the arrivals hall at T5 at Heathrow.  Every bloody time (blame Love Actually). So yes, of course…

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The Majesty of Borobudur

When we last left off on the Indonesian adventure, my friend Rachel and I had left our comfortable suite onboard Seabourn Odyssey for a two-night adventure to visit Prambanan and Jogjakarta and experience a sunrise atop the 9th century Buddhist temple of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage…

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