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Iceland, Cuba, China, Alaska, and Texas in a Week: The Weekly Recap

Greetings from Alaska… and Texas!  ( We are one part Jetsetter and one part Homestead this week.  I’m off seeing Alaska as I joined Seabourn Sojourn earlier this week for her inaugural voyage to The Last Frontier.  Meanwhile, Jim is keeping things together in Fort Worth.  He’s tackling some home projects that are best accomplished without…

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Buena Vista Social Club: A Snapshot of Another Havana

Buena Vista Social Club

Ever since I first heard Buena Vista Social Club nearly 20 years ago and saw the Oscar-nominated movie a few years later, it’s been on my bucket list to see them perform live. That was a difficult feat prior to last year when Cuba travel became legal again. Hearing them perform was no small part of…

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Preparing to Cruise – Resources for Travelers

preparing to cruise

The start of summer travel season means beginning vacation plans in the northern hemisphere.  For millions, that means preparing to cruise on one of the hundreds of voyages that will depart over the coming months. May is the seasonal start for destinations such as Alaska and the Baltics.  As well, the start of summer vacations marks the rise of…

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Are Communism and Safety Fears Keeping Americans Away From Cuba?

Old car in Cuba

A year after the US eased travel restrictions to Cuba, Americans are actually less willing to visit the island. In 2017, only 40% of Americans are interested in taking a trip to Cuba. That’s down 2% from last year. As a result, major airlines are already pulling out of the market or reducing the number of flights to the island.  And many…

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