Category: Travel to Cuba

January 31, 2018 Cilla Utne No comments exist

Carole Angermeir and her husband Wilford Welsh in Cuba, 2015. Dear CCJ travelers, Travel is a wonderful opportunity…to dream new dreams, try on a new persona, experience new cultures, make new friends and to experience exotic places. Travel always creates an opportunity to learn more about yourself, and others. You can fall in love with…

November 21, 2017 Leif Utne No comments exist

On November 9, the Trump administration issued new rules on travel to Cuba for U.S. citizens. The good news: Cuba travel is still completely safe and legal. There were no big surprises in the new rules. The same 12 categories of legal travel under the U.S. trade embargo still apply, including the popular “people-to-people” educational…

October 27, 2017 Leif Utne No comments exist

Cuba is the safest country in the western hemisphere (and possibly the world) for foreign travelers, despite the recent reports of health incidents affecting U.S. diplomats in Havana. In addition to taking thousands of Americans to the island since 1998, Cross Cultural Journeys has led trips to over 30 countries around the globe over 3…

September 13, 2017 Leif Utne No comments exist

Like many of you, we watched in horror last weekend as Hurricane Irma marched slowly across island after island in the Caribbean, including our beloved Cuba. Irma made landfall there as a deadly Category 5 storm, one of the most powerful ever recorded, and left a trail of destruction along Cuba’s north coast, from Baracoa to Matanzas, before veering…