The JourneyWoman Book Club heads to Cuba as solo traveller Wanda St. Hilaire explores love and adventure in her 2009 memoir, “The Cuban Chronicles.”
For those who travel to southern destinations to miss the worst of winter weather, this year presents some special challenges. Where else can we go to escape the snow and sub-zero temperatures? JW Advisory Council member Nancy Drolet shares safety considerations and top picks for long-term stays in the warm waters of the Caribbean.
I’m standing about 800 km east of Havana, Cuba on a narrow bridge spanning an effervescent jade ocean. In the distance, an iron statue of Ernest Hemingway welcomes me to Cayo Guillermo in the Jardines del Rey archipelago, a 200-km string of tiny islands sprinkled off the northern coast of Cuba.
it is my last day in this remote, newly developed area of Cuba. I turn on my phone and my peaceful morning shifts into panic as I read about the spread of Coronavirus.
Donna Star, author of Cuba for Mama: A Daughter’s Journey 2016: Travel Tales & Tips, shares her tips on preparing for a solo trip to Cuba