Festivals of Haiti

Posted by Crooked Compass

Whilst the history of this country may be dark, it has not stopped the culture of the Haitian people to develop into one that is full of celebrations, song, dance and costumes, often placing the importance of family and ancestry above all else. The people of Haiti know how to celebrate an occasion like no other country in the world, so lets take a deeper look into the festivals of this Caribbean wonderland.

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5 Best Kept Secrets of Cambodia

Posted by Crooked Compass

Cambodia is the home of spectacular natural wonders and some of the most mind blowing archaeological sites in the world. Popular destinations for most first time visitors include the Angkor Wat temple complex in the northwestern province of Siem Reap and the fast-growing party town of Sihanoukville on the country’s southwestern coast.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Cuba

Posted by Crooked Compass

Cuba is a strange land… it’s like stepping into a time warp – 1950’s American cars cram the streets, diesel fills your lungs and stings your eyes, restaurants run out of food and they operate on two currencies – one for the locals and one for the tourists. There are not many hotels, so you live with the locals in their homes, power and hot water come and go, there is a black market to access the internet yet I have never seen more tourists in one place in my life!

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