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10 Things to know before traveling to Cuba

10 Things to know before traveling to Cuba Cuba and the United States restored diplomatic relations on 20 July 2015.  President Obama has called for the ending of the embargo, but U.S. law requires congressional approval to end the embargo.  In 1960, Fidel Castro seized

A view of the ocean, cemetery and coastal line of Cuba. 3 great articles and resources about Cuba.

3 Great Articles and Resources about Cuba!

I am getting ready for a trip to Cuba.  In preparation I have been researching and preparing to go.  I have contacted Travelers who have been to Cuba in efforts to learn from their experiences.  Spoken with Guides who work in the Cuban market.  Even

Recap of the “Norwegian Cruise Lines Glow Party”

An All-White Party at Sea! I planned a trip on one of the new Mega Cruise Ships, the Norwegian Getaway.  One of the reasons I chose the ship is it has some amazing features such as a Tropicana Dinner Theater along with an Ice Bar.

The lighthouse at Harvest Caye in Belize

Rules of Cruising: Be Sure To Read the Port Not the Country

I booked a cruise 4 months ago.  It was a Western Caribbean Cruise.  It was billed as Honduras, Belize, Costa Maya and Cozumel.  What I got was not what I expected.  Be careful to read the port not the country.  This is the lesson I

Outstanding Warrants

Cruise Passengers being arrested on Outstanding Warrant(s)

Our Group Cruise was interrupted early Monday morning when one of our Members was carted off the Ship and arrested.  There are some things you should not have to say, but there is a reason we have warning labels on things.  The great Cardinal Newman

Stack of mail

Safety Tip: How to use USPS Mail Hold Service when you are Traveling

Many Families will travel over the holidays.  Will you be traveling and your house empty?  Well don’t let your mail stack up and alert all the Criminals.  No one wants to deal with missing packages, stolen credit card or identity theft.  Safety Tip; One of

The One Critical Thing You Must Do Before International Travel

Most people get excited about International Travel.  It doesn’t matter where you are going Mexico, Canada or the Caribbean or Europe, Japan or Australia.  You will make sure you have your clothes, your shoes, sunblock, and jewelry.  You double check your travel documents and your

2016 HBCU Football Classic Schedules

2016 HBCU Football Classic Date Home   Visitor   Location Status Event 9/1/16 Lincoln (PA)  vs. Cheyney  @ Lincoln University, PA  LU Football Stadium 7:00pm ET  Battle of the Firsts     9/3/16 Lane  vs. Texas College  @ Jackson, TN  2:00pm CT  CME Classic    Benedict 

L’Oreal Sublime Sun-Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50

Blacks Folks Need Suncreen Too: Sunscreen Oil A Game Changer

If you like the beach or spend time outside for travel, work or play.  Then you need sunscreen. My new favorite sunscreen is Sublime Sun 50+ by L’Oreal.  My Family has been using it for about 2 years now.  We like it because it is

How To Get A Refund Instead Of A Flight Credit

Weather can often cause a flight to be delayed or cancelled.  Most airlines do not want to refund your money.  They would rather give you a credit toward another one of their flights.  The purpose of your trip may have been a one-time event such