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Beyond the vintage cars: what to expect in Cuba

Whether you’re a US citizen chomping at the bit for the potential chance to visit this “forbidden” country, or merely interested in what makes this Caribbean island so different; here’s the lowdown on what to expect in Cuba. the former Cuban revolutionary said to me, as we chatted over a cup of coffee. From revolution to evolution […]

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AirBnB as a solo traveller

Airbnb for solo travel – challenging my homestay perceptions, one stay at a time

I’d been skeptical of anything resembling a homestay.Private rooms in hostels, small B&Bs and guest houses have historically been the mainstay of my accommodation choices. Could Airbnb − where locals rent out spare room(s) or a whole property – ever ­become a new solo travel accommodation option for me? My previous perception of homestays Visions of sitting around […]

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