Monthly Archives: June 2011

All Americans Can Travel Legally to Cuba–With Exceptions

On Tuesday, Insight Cuba, a division of Cross Cultural Solutions, which specializes in short-term volunteer abroad programs, was reauthorized by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to send Americans to Cuba. When the Obama administration reversed the previous administration’s policy and posted new travel regulations allowing People-to-People educational travel, Insight Cuba […]

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Hurricane-Free Paradise on the ‘ABC’ Islands

For a variety of reasons, Americans typically don’t head to the Caribbean in summer. Many prefer to visit stateside beaches, or explore the capitals of Europe, rather than spend their vacation on tropical islands. And then there’s the ever-present risk of hurricanes, a major factor keeping tourists away. The secret, however, is that there are […]

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First-class airline seats: disappearing species

United Airlines as it completes its merger with Continental is bucking at least one trend: it is adding first-class seats. These have been steadily disappearing from international flights in recent years, a trend accelerating as business travelers were forced to cut costs to cope with the recession. Some airlines such as Delta replaced first-class with […]

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10 of the cheapest holiday destinations in the world

The following destinations may cost just a little more than a dollar a day – but you’ll definitely be able to make your money go far in these great value spots. 1. Cambodia With beds for $2 and lip-smacking food for less, Cambodia is so cheap you often feel guilty for paying so little. Smiling […]

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