Photos: Five days in Cuba

Just got back from my first trip to Cuba, a country that I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time. It totally delivered.

Music is everywhere, old American cars are omnipresent and not just on show for tourists and the people love life and are more than happy to share their country with visitors.

Here is some of what I saw during my short stay there:

Street scene from Old #Havana which actually looks newer than the rest of Havana which has seen better days.

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People watching along the Paseo del Prado in #Havana, #Cuba.

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Enjoyed the #sunset along the #malecon in #Havana, #Cuba.

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The scenery near #Viñales, #Cuba is worth the visit.

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We were blown away by a performance by Los Muñequitos de Matanzas in their home town of #Matanzas, #Cuba.

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A morning view of El Morro from the #Malecon in #Havana, #Cuba.

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Looking out at the Plaza la Libertad in #Matanzas, #Cuba from the lobby of the wonderful Hotel Velasco.

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I knew to expect to see some old American cars in #Cuba, but I didn't expect that many. They are everywhere.

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Thanks for being such a great host, #Cuba. ¡Hasta luego!

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Video: Mexico


As if you needed any more motivation to visit Mexico, here’s a short video that will give you more.

Photos: Outrageous views of Orlando

Orlando, Florida is famous as being the home of Disneyworld and several other theme parks, but there is so much more to do in this Florida city that is home to more than three million people. These photos from my recent trip there reveal a few of the things I experienced during my stay:

Another view of the #Orlando Eye. Sadly, it is under repair so we haven't been able to ride it. 😩

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This baby #alligator is one of many we spotted with @bcairboats on Lake Toho, not far from #Orlando, #florida.

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Checking out Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of #harrypotter at @universalorlando in #Florida.

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Admiring the ethereal beauty of the #jellyfish at the SeaLife #aquarium in #Orlando, #Florida.

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Looking way up at the #Orlando Eye, the #Florida city's massive Ferris wheel.

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Melanie offers some cocktail-making tips at @thewoodsorlando in downtown #Orlando.

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The #bbq ribs at Pig Floyd's in #Orlando are as good as their presentation.

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Watching a #beautiful #sunrise over #Orlando, #Florida.

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Video: Journey to the Cayman Islands


The camera work on this promotional video for the Caymans is astounding and the attractive models that populate it are certainly appealing to look at, but if it didn’t have “Cayman Islands” in the title. it could have been filmed in just about any tropical destination. Perhaps it’s Fiji, Jamaica or the Maldives.

Photos: A day on the beach

There’s something about the combination of sand and water that has a power to draw people like no other attraction. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re enjoying what’s left of summer by flocking to the shore, whether it be on a lake, river or sea. Here some photographic evidence of our seasonal migration to places where water and land meeet:

Leave nothing but #FOOTPRINTS👣 #DavSur #Beach #IGtravel #travelgram

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Dneska by to šlo! #Beach #Roudna #Sommer #SunnyDay #Holiday #Water #NiceWeather

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Κορίτσι(α) στον ίσκιο #summer #patmos #beach #sport24radio

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La mirada llena de calma @hotel_xixim @hotelxixim @foodandtravelmx

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Photos: Captivating views of Cuba

Many are predicting that Cuba will change once the effects of America’s embargo disappear. It surely will, although it remains to be seen if the changes will be for the better or for the worse. Whatever the case, you can be sure that it won’t happen overnight.

This collection of photos of the Caribbean nation give you a glimpse of what it’s like today so enjoy it while you can.

Ever wondered how #cigars are made in #Cuba? Watch on our new video on our blog www.live-bio.net (link in bio)

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Cuba 2013!

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Photos: Magnificent views of Mexico

Mexico’s beaches are a welcome respite for Canadians fed up with a cold winter, but the country offers more than sunshine. It’s colours, culture, food and people are what make it a special destination. Enjoy these views of people who have visited or live there:

Magicamente magico #Tepoztlan #Mexico #PuebloMagico

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Delicious food made by dad. One can never eat too much chorizo. #Mexico #travel #adventure #breakfast #latina

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#Wedding parade in #sanmigueldeallende #Mexico.

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El shopping en #Zinacantán #chiapas #mexico los colores de la vida 🙂

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Pueblo de textiles y telares #Zinacantán #chiapas #mexico

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