Perhaps counter-intuitively, I’ve wanted to go on a cruise ever since I saw Titanic at the age of 11. The fancy dining halls, the Irish dancing, the soaring music at sunset; what’s not to love? My best friend Kat left New Zealand for Dubai three months before I skipped off to the Americas. When she decided […]Read more "What I Learned On My First Cruise"
I thought I knew a lot of things before I went to Cuba. I knew that the US trade embargo over 50 years ago left the streets looking like 1962. I knew (a little) about socialism, the revolution, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. I knew the Malecón waterfront was gorgeous. I knew the […]Read more "10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went to Cuba"