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When Secretary of State John Kerry raises the American flag at the U.S. embassy in Havana on Friday, he’ll be underscoring what the rest of the world... Read More

Ever since the US and Cuban governments began reestablishing diplomatic ties, travel companies have been clamoring to do business in Cuba. And that... Read More

With the Cuban Embassy reopening in Washington, D.C., this week, room-sharing service Airbnb says it will cover the cost for U.S. travelers booked to... Read More

A Florida bank established the first connection with a Cuban counterpart since President Obama’s December decision to open up relations between the two... Read More

For months T+L has been covering the restoration of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. Today, after more than 50 years, the Cuban... Read More

Cuba’s extensive network of casas particulares made Airbnb’s launch there about plugging into something existing, rather than starting from the ground... Read More

Much has been made of the recent loosening of the travel embargo between the United States and Cuba, and both tourists and industry professionals are... Read More

Demeter Fragrance's oddball scents hold it down when you want to smell like everything from Snow to Sushi(?). OK, they have normal... Read More

When Ernest Hemingway departed Cuba in 1960, he left behind the kind of pack rat’s stockpile a literary scholar can only be grateful for. His home of... Read More

Consider: Cuba is the only country in the world the U.S government has ever restricted its citizens from visiting. (Americans can even go to North Korea... Read More

This is an exciting time for José Parlá. The Brooklyn-based artist known for his vibrant, abstract works inspired by the city recently unveiled a... Read More

Ever since the federal government announced new rules for visiting Cuba in early 2015, opening up the possibility of Cuban tourism for a broad... Read More

The sugarcane-carpeted valleys of Cuba have, for centuries, produced some of the world’s best—and most coveted—rum.  With no shortage of the... Read More

Just 45 minutes out of Miami, about the time it takes to fly from New York to D.C., I am on a chartered jet circling over an island, a nation, and an... Read More

Traveling to Cuba is about to get even easier. On the tail end of CubaKat and United Americas Shipping Services’ announcement that they will pursue... Read More

Earlier this year, the American and Cuban governments sought to reestablish diplomatic ties, opening the floodgates for travel teases like nonstop... Read More

During the heyday of Havana in the 1940s and ’50s, ferries were an extremely popular way to get from the United States to Cuba and back again. And now... Read More

Travel to Cuba is taking another leap forward, care of airfare booking engine, which is the first site to allow American travelers to book... Read More

The approach to Trinidad, midway down Cuba's southern coast, is flanked by the foothills of the Escambray mountain range and a glittering Caribbean sea.... Read More

Peer-to-peer rental behemoth Airbnb has announced that Cuban properties are now available to book on its website. The more than 1,000... Read More

For last night's much-ballyhooed special edition of Conan, funnyman Conan O'Brien traveled to Havana, Cuba, where he, clad in a cream-colored suit,... Read More

It’s happening, people. Travel to Cuba just got as little easier, thanks to a new set of regulations that take effect today and expand on President... Read More

President Obama announced today sweeping changes to our policy with Cuba that will loosen travel and trade restrictions there. In ending our... Read More

The 1970’sThe traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well... Read More

HAVANA NONSTOP This summer, Virgin Atlantic became the first and only British airline to offer nonstop flights from London to Havana. Over the past... Read More

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