Tag Archives: Havana

Growing Pains

My departing flight from Havana to Miami left four and a half hours later than it was scheduled to, a fact that meant I was scrambling to get through passport control, customs, and to my connecting flight in Miami before … Continue reading

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Meeting the Charge D’Affaires for the U.S. Embassy in Cuba

Being an American student studying in Cuba is still a rare thing despite the recent Cuba fever that has swept the United States. There are just under a hundred of us currently spending the semester in Havana from about seven … Continue reading

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The Cuba Factor

Study abroad in Cuba isn’t all sunshine and clear, Caribbean water, although there is certainly plenty of each. Just like any study abroad experience, especially in a developing, non-English speaking country, there are challenges. Whether it be navigating unfamiliar local … Continue reading

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Sweating Privilege

Since arriving in Cuba (a little over two weeks now), there are a number of things that I’ve had to quickly adapt to. I’ve had to learn to accept cold showers, regular power outages, periods of time without running water, … Continue reading

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What Have I Gotten Myself Into: The Cuba Edition

Have you ever been cliff diving? You know that feeling you get when you’re about to jump? For those of you who aren’t familiar, it’s an unnerving combination of exhilaration and apprehension that forces you to question the sanity of … Continue reading

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