Only In Havana: 10 Unique Experiences In Cuba’s Capital

On December 17, 2014, Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announced the start of normalizing Cuba-US relations. At that very moment, we were wandering the streets of Havana, unaware of this historic day due to the lack of internet. The latter is just one of the many consequences of an economic embargo and communist rule for half a century. It is what makes Havana a city like no other, breathing history but longing for a future.

Discovering The Deep South: The Ultimate Louisiana Road Trip

Louisiana is nested deep in the American Deep South, where hurricanes are part of life and food is life. While living in Baton Rouge for eight months, I discovered everything that the swamp state has to offer. This weekend trip embraces Louisiana’s cultural diversity, from a New Orleans cocktail crawl to alligator spotting and a history lesson on antebellum America.

Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu: 4 Days, 4+ Landscapes

The Salkantay trekking to Machu Picchu is a unique four-day hike through extremely diverse scenery. We passed snow-covered peaks, turquoise lakes, coffee plantations, hot springs and more on route to Peru’s Wonder of the World. The tropical storms and frozen fingertips only added to the adventure. On day four, we explored the majestic Inca city before the crowds arrived.