Cuba: Land of Salsa, Sugar & Serenade

| Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Trinidad Cuba

WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY CINDY FAN

Cucu Ramos is serenading me with his guitar under a mango tree. He sings of Guantanamera – the woman from Guantanamo – singing it oh so tenderly to me and as I sip a glass of freshly pressed cane sugar juice, I can’t help but wonder if the world could learn a thing or two about romance from a wiry old Cuban farmer who has tufts of hair sprouting from his ears. Read on…

Australia Travel: The best drives Down Under

The Toronto Star | Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Don’t let the size - or driving on the left side of the street - scare you; Australia is an awesome country for hitting the open road.

Australia is enormous. At 7.6 million square kilometers, the world’s sixth largest country also happens to be an entire continent. But don’t be daunted. There’s no better way to experience the land down under than by hitting the open road.

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