Month: July 2016

Your Flight from The U.S. to Cuba Arrived, But Now What?

Your Flight from The U.S. to Cuba Arrived, But Now What?

The easing of restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens announced by President Obama on December 17, 2014, has generated a great deal of interest of the part of Americans in visiting an island that during three decades of Cold War between the U.S. and Cuba’s staunch ally, the Soviet Union, was essentially off-limits.

After the U.S.S.R. crumbled in 1991, Cuba turned to tourism to bolster its economy and Americans began to travel there again on “people-to-people” cultural exchange tours, and such tours continue today.

But a major factor limiting travel from the U.S. to Cuba has been the lack of regularly scheduled air service, forcing Americans to either go on a group tour or try to snag an empty seat on a charter flight.

(NA Parish Flickr Photo)
(NA Parish Flickr Photo)

That is about to change.

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A Perfectly Providential Day

A Perfectly Providential Day

I hadn’t ever planned to go there, nor did I know anything about the place that would have piqued my interest in making a visit, but an act of travel providence sent my wife and I from our home on the West Coast to the East Coast and dropped us out of the sky on onto its doorstep.

The doorstep of Providence, Rhode Island, that is.

And here’s how we, and you following in our footsteps, can spend a perfectly providential day in the capital city of the smallest of the original thirteen United States.

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