Cuba, so close but it might as well be a million miles away. Cuba is like the pretty girl you want to talk to but can’t because you’re married. It’s like the fresh cookies your mom use to make, but if you went to grab one you’d get smacked with the spoon. It seems we always want things we can’t have. But in recent years, loopholes have been made that put this largest of the Caribbean islands within reach.

Caribbean blogger Bob Curley of, has listed the ways that we Americans can visit Cuba legally. Wouldn’t it be great to immerse yourself into the Cuban culture, sip on Mojitos in Havana and walk in Hemingway’s foot steps? Of course it would! Here are some of the trips planned to Cuba that you can be apart of. (Below information by Bob Curley of – Caribbean Travel)

Traveling to Cuba For Americans

(Note: Companies that actually run tours are listed first, followed by charter firms authorized to fly U.S. citizens into Cuba.)

Insight Cuba

Insight Cuba offers nine specialty tours of Cuba to U.S. travelers, including

  • Cuban Music & Art Experience (9 days, 8 nights)
  • Havana & Colonial Trinidad (8 days, 7 nights)
  • Havana & Scenic Pinar del Rio (8 days, 7 nights)
  • Bay of Pigs (8 days, 7 nights)
  • Havana Jazz Experience (8 days, 7 nights)
  • A three-night Weekend In Havana
  • Marabana Havana Marathon (Nov. 15-19, 2012)
  • Havana International Jazz Festival (Dec. 19-23, 2012)
  • Havana Biennial Art Exhibition (May 20-25, 2012)

Thanks for the list Bob!

Now who has a lighter? I’m going to puff on this Cuban Cohiba and go talk to a pretty girl.


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