We limit our group sizes from between eight to 15 travelers.
See Cuba upclose and personal.
We are open for travel in late 2020 and the first half of 2021. Birdwatching and Landscape Appreciation trips next winter and a humanitarian trip next spring 2021,
The Center draws on award-winning scholarly research to examine contemporary cultural and economic topics. Dr. Joe Scarpaci has made 90 trips to the island, and therefore positions the Center in cultural and bridwatching travel. Our programs provide meaningful engagement with the people of Cuba as stipulated by Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Treasury. Unlike other organizations, we provide you with more than just a tour guide. Our docent-led trips engage, enlighten, and enliven.
We consult on background, production, translation, and episode writing and production for cultural and economic documentaries on Cuba. See the award-winning documentary, Soy Cubana, for a recent example.
Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis (London and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002, with Cuban architects. Dr. Mario Coyula Cowley (Emeritus Professor of Architecture, CUJAE) and Dr. Roberto Segre (Emeritus Research Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro).
Plazas & Barrios: Heritage Tourism and Globalization in the Latin American Centro Histórico(University of Arizona Press) explores why small-scale cultural travel in Latin America works.