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  Updated Feb 2017   I’ve been to a few places in Caribbean but my trip to Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos (TCI) is by far my favorite.  In fact just a few moments ago I woke up from a nap where I dreamed I was in TCI again.  I first became intrigued about TCI when I saw a picture on someone’s IG. It looked so peaceful.  When I looked from at prices from Charlotte, it was very expensive so I gave up. Fast forward to when I moved to Atlanta, it was cold in Atlanta and I was ready...

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*** Updated December 2016*** There has been a lot of buzz about Cuba this year and for the upcoming year. Since there are now more direct commercial flights to Havana it is on everyone's short list. Traveling to Cuba for tourism is still prohibited. Here are a few things to be mindful of for American travel to Cuba and to help you plan your trip. Your trip is automatically approved and does not need to apply  for a license if it falls under the following categories. • Family visits • Official business of the U.S. Government, foreign governments and certain intergovernmental organizations...

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[do_widget id=text-24]   Despite the many caveats of traveling to Cuba as an U.S. citizen, Cuba is still on the top of many bucket lists. Now with more carriers flying direct to Havana, flights and accommodation are being booked with great excitement and speed. Read: Ready to Jet-Set to Cuba? Read this first! Which part or Cuba should you visit? TripAdvisor recently announced the five top destinations in Cuba (which includes cultural attractions) and the top 10 hotels to help U.S. travelers make the most of their vacation. The top destination is the beach town of Varadero. This town boasts "powdery sands and...

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In 2014 I finally took a cruise. Everyone told me I have to try a cruise. Let me first start off by saying if you have a cruise leaving out of another city, please try to leave as early as possible or arrive a day early. I had the worst experience trying to arrive at 11:15 am the day of. I flew from Charlotte to Ft. Lauderdale, with a stop in Atlanta. My flight to ATL, was 2 hrs delayed and I missed my connection to FLL. I had to plead with Delta to let me on the next flight,...

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This year has been a light year for me for travel when compared to previous years. I became anxious in August to take a trip before I faced a big move. Traveling for me is definitely a de-stressor. I started perusing Groupon and Living Social for last minute deals. I came across a good deal to a hotel in Puerta Plata, DR. After about a day of internet research I was ready to buy. I also started to ask around to see who has been to Puerta Plata. Everyone I talked to replied they have been to Punta Cana. My...

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