Christmas in Cuba: A One-of-a-Kind Holiday Experience

A New Way to Travel to Oaxaca

Dreaming Up Travel to Oaxaca The Educational Adventures Company has been thrilled to share adventures in Cuba with hundreds of groups and individuals since 2015. Travelers returned home from their Cuba adventures raving about the experience they had. It wasn’t long before the Educational Adventures team began to dream up

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Porfirio Gutiérrez Upholds the Ancient Tradition of Natural Dyes

Just outside of Oaxaca, Mexico, lays the small village of Teotitlán del Valle. There, weaver Porfirio Gutiérrez keeps alive a textile practice that dates back over 1,000 years in his indigenous Zapotec tradition – using plants and insects to create natural dyes. Gutiérrez uses everything from cochineal, an insect that

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Getting to the Real Cuba: Dance and Music

When planning tours and travels, people often talk about wanting to experience the real Cuba. Which of course forces the question, what is the real Cuba? This of course cannot be described simply – the answer is comprised of many complex parts all intertwined in one another. That being said,

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A Night Out in Havana at The Fábrica de Arte Cubano

No matter what your tastes are, a night out in Havana is not complete without a visit to the Fábrica de Arte Cubano (Cuban Art Factory), also known as the FAC. The FAC is housed in a giant building that previously housed Havana’s electricity company and then an olive oil

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5 Beautiful Places to Find Peace and Quiet in Havana: Travel to Cuba

Peace and quiet is not typically the first thing that comes to mind when considering what travel to Cuba has to offer, specifically Havana. Travelers and locals alike know the bustling city for its thriving energy. For travelers, it can be difficult to find down time amidst all of the

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The Scoop on Coppelia, Cuba’s Famous Ice Cream “Cathedral”

Passing by the corner of 23 and L in the heart of Vedado in Havana, you see throngs of people waiting in line. If it’s your first time in the neighborhood, you’re undoubtedly asking yourself: what in the world are all of these people doing here, and what could they

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How to Experience Cuba After President Trump’s Policy Change

The Changes Due to Trump’s recent announcement, big changes are on the horizon for US citizens and residents hoping to travel to Cuba. Namely, travel to Cuba is being re-restricted. Although straight tourism in Cuba was never legal under Obama’s policies, individual travelers could visit the island under one of

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