Month: December 2014

December 31, 2014 Phil Meadows

Cuban art has been as segregated as its country. Without access to the internet to promote their work, Cuban artists have had to rely on those lucky enough to travel to greet them in their home studios and galleries. Art is one of the few items Americans can legally buy in Cuba and thus it has…

December 17, 2014 Phil Meadows

This morning President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba will begin to normalize the diplomatic and economic relationships between the two countries after the 54 year long embargo, under eleven U.S. Presidents. This is very positive news for both countries and also for Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation. In 1998 Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation…

December 9, 2014 Phil Meadows

Cuba is a mystery to many. American travel to Cuba remains shrouded in red tape, but Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation is honored to be able to legally take our travelers to the very heart of the country and its people. What allows us to do so

December 3, 2014 Phil Meadows

Of all the travel rewards, meeting local people and sharing a mutual understanding of our daily struggles and triumphs as humans are amongst the greatest lessons we obtain from stepping outside our comfort zones. Often times, we encounter a local child, an elder who catches our gaze- an exchange of a warm smile, a lasting connection. We learn quite quickly, a…