El Cocodilo or El Caina

The Republic of Cuba is uniquely located in the Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean meet.  The shape of the island of Cuba resembles a crocodile, hence at times is referred to as “El Cocodilo” or “El Caina.”  Most people are familiar with the capital city of Havana, where just […]

To Buy or Not to Buy: A Souvenir, Memento, Keepsake, or Token

No matter where you go in the world there is someone somewhere selling souvenirs.  We typically purchase them as a token to remember the time spent in the locale or bring back mementos to share with family and friends. The tourism industry is booming and accounts for one of the world’s largest industries. In 2016 […]