Month: December 2016

December 21, 2016 Leif Utne No comments exist

It is no secret that we aim to provide our travelers with in-depth cultural experiences while making as little negative impact as possible on the social or environmental fabric of the places we visit. Let’s face it: the more you travel, the bigger your footprint is on the environment. One very visible face of that footprint is…

December 20, 2016 Leif Utne No comments exist

In May of 2015, shortly after I came aboard as the CEO of Cross Cultural Journeys, we ran a wonderful trip called “How Cuba Went Green: And What the Future Holds,” exploring the surprising ways Cuba’s recent history has turned the island into a global leader in environmental sustainability — from its thriving coral reefs…

December 5, 2016 Alexis Bonoff 1 comment

A rainbow greets our arrival at the Hotel Nacional   By Cilla Utne, CEO   The heavy doors to the big back patio swing open, and a warm ocean breeze sweeps through. Stepping out of the cool, air-conditioned art deco lobby into the humid and sunny morning, the smells of espresso and Cuban cigars greet…