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Eating Healthy in Cuba, Despite Scarcity

In Cuba, healthy eating often takes a back seat in the country’s long list of priorities. Lovers of healthy foods or those with nutritional requirements headed for Cuba may face some hurdles. But with preparation and knowledge, it is possible to eat nutritiously in Cuba. Whether you’re moving long-term or touring for a short period,…

7 Days in Morocco Highlights: Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Zagora & Sahara Desert

Traveling through Morocco was a journey of pure enchantment. Morocco was red, alive, spicy, French, Spanish, Arabic, and bursting in rich history and deep culture. The Moroccans were gregarious people, especially when they found out we were Americans. It was refreshingly nice to hear “Welcome to our country” with a friendly smile — a rarity…

Cuban Class System: Who is Rich in Cuba?

Fidel Castro’s vision for post-revolution Cuba was an independent nation without classism. He preached for a Cuba where everyone has access to education, healthcare, and basic necessities. These intentions enthralled some folks, while others (most of the affluent class) fearfully fled in massive waves. While Castro did succeed in some aspects–Cuba has one of the highest literacy rates…

Interesting Things to Know Before Traveling to Vietnam – Travel Tips

Peaceful, bustling, and utterly enchanting, Vietnam is a special country uniquely influenced by its recent history. Today, it is left with the remnants of a special fusion: ageless border disputes between it’s neighboring countries and struggles to overcome French colonization well into the 20th century followed by two decades of war and invasion by the…