24 hours in Holguin

Cuba

"Church tower and plaza under blue sky, Holguin, Holguin, Cuba"

Looking for an authentic Cuban experience devoid of tourist traps and big resorts? Head to the eastern city of San Isidoro de Holguin, where industrial meets tropical. Though Holguin is Cuba’s fourth largest city, a day is the perfect amount of time to explore its colonial-era buildings and open spaces that have inspired the nickname “City of Parks.”

6 Bahamas adventures for water-lust seekers

Bahamas

Swimming pigs of Exumas

Pack your swimsuit,All Pages flip flops and SPF when you head to the Bahamas. This island country enjoys 82 degree temps year-round, while the ocean water rarely dips below 76 degrees. From diving with sharks to snorkeling with stingrays, there’s plenty of once-in-a-lifetime adventures to check off your bucket list.