Soulful Travel Blog
Roasting Coffee in Cuba
Roasting Coffee in Cuba I’m not a coffee drinker. I’ve never liked coffee, although I have always loved the smell of it, especially brewing outside over a campfire. I always thought the taste to be bitter and rather disgusting. Until I tried Cuban coffee. It is so smooth! Of course, the heaping spoonful of honey […]
Can United States Citizens Travel to Cuba Legally?
Can United States Citizens Travel to Cuba Legally? The answer is a resounding YES! While governmental actions on both sides of the waters have created different circumstances for US citizens to travel to Cuba, some making travel a bit more difficult, US citizens are able to travel to Cuba legally. Required documentation for travel to […]
Exploring Viñales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Exploring Viñales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba By classic car, hiking, horseback riding, horse-drawn carriage – choose your mode to wander through the tobacco fields and coffee plantations. This spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in Pinar del Rio Province of western Cuba. Organic, non-mechanized farming practices follow those of 100 years ago, with double-yoke […]
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” ~ Maya Angelou Through travel with an open mind and receiving heart, we are exposed to things old and new, […]
What is Transformational Travel?
Traveling with mindful intention is the foundation of transformational travel. The Transformational Travel Council defines transformational travel as “intentionally traveling to stretch, learn and grow into new ways of being and engaging with the world.” Transformational travel means we step out of our comfort zone and remove binders that keep us within a limited space […]