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Instagram Spotlight: Jessica Wardwell (@jessica_wardwell)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Jessica Wardwell takes us to Greece, Israel, and Cuba with her photos. Temple Mount Looking back...

An Expat in Cuba

In the time it took a glass to fall from a balcony on a dimly lit street in Havana, my life changed forever. It was the summer of 1998, and I was starting my career...

Viñales, Cuba: Off the Beaten Path, Onto a Dirt Road

When you think of Cuba, you might imagine an ice cold mojito, a warm cubano, a classic car chugging down the street, Fidel and Raul Castro in their revolutionary green caps, or a colorful...

Mira, Mira, Mira: A Modern Flaneur’s Tips and Tricks to Exploring Cuba

It is 7 a.m. when I begin to stroll the streets. I have my camera over my shoulder and sketchbook tucked under my arm.  I’m wide awake and a bit wired from a fuerte...

Faces of Cuba

The island nation of Cuba has long been hidden under the regime of revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, who came into power after overthrowing dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959. Castro ruled with an iron fist...
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Travel Video: Cuba

We last checked in with photographer and videographer James Bernal when he traveled to the Caribbean coast of Colombia. He recently returned to the Caribbean, this time to Cuba. He turned his camera on...

Returning to my Roots in Cuba

On August 1st, 1962... Jose Isidoro and Miriam Urbay escaped Cuba on a chalana (flatboat). They sailed for four days until the Coast Guard rescued them and brought them to Florida. At that time, Miriam...

Cuba: A Journey Measured in Friends

Before my trip to Cuba, I’d heard stories about how the locals often invited travelers they didn’t know into their homes. Hailing from New York City, the idea seemed preposterous if not downright risky....

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