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Gibara Film Festival, off the beaten track in Cuba

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The Gibara Film Festival is off the beaten track in Cuba, in a small friendly town located at the end of a winding road heading northeast from Holguin. We have been intent on visiting this small town for several years after hearing about the popular annual film festival hosted...
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International Choir Festival Cuba – a musical adventure of a lifetime

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If you love to sing and love to travel to exotic locations, this is the trip for you!  Santiago de Cuba, the second city of Cuba nestling in the foothills of the Sierra Maestra mountain range, is the undisputed home of choral music in Cuba and hosts this well respected choir...
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The Austrian Tirol: a perfect school trip destination

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Caledonia recently took a school group out to the Austrian Tirol for a German language and culture trip. With its dramatic mountains, strong cultural heritage and easy access using flights into Innsbruck, read on to find out how the Tirol offers students a culturally immersive...
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Exploring Eastern Cuba: Our 5 top things to do in Baracoa

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Want to get off the beaten track in Cuba? Travelling to Baracoa in the Eastern province, a lesser-known region with a strong individual character offers beautiful hiking trails and surrounding nature with a distinctive cuisine. Read on to discover our top 5 picks for Baracoa.
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Black Friday holiday discounts!

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BLACK FRIDAY holiday discounts in Cuba and Colombia. 10% discount for bookings made by 5pm on Tues 28 November 2017.
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Last two places on July Cuba dance holiday!

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Last two places left for our Cuban dance holiday in July coinciding with annual Carnival in Santiago de Cuba! Direct flights from London Gatwick to Holguin included, 18 July - 1 August (14 nights), single room accommodation, half board meals, dance lessons, nights out and...
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Planning a holiday to Cuba? Return flights from just £399 return including taxes!

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Planning a holiday to Cuba? Virgin Atlantic have just announced their Easter weekend sale on flights to Havana with return fares starting as low as £399 return including taxes.
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5 most frequently asked questions about Salsa holidays in Cuba

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With almost twenty years experience of running Salsa holidays in Santiago de Cuba, we have had hundreds of people travelling with us over the years to learn how to dance salsa and other Cuban styles. Based on the questions we most get asked by people enquiring about our Salsa...
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Your dream Salsa holiday in Cuba …

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“Absolutely fantastic trip! For anyone reading this, I highly recommend going!! In preparing for the trip Caledonia was very responsive to emails and questions. Once in Cuba, it was definitely a trip of a lifetime."

Caledonia is recruiting!

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Caledonia Worldwide has been operating since 1996 and is a small specialist tour operator focusing on cultural and educational travel. Over the last 5 years the business has seen steady growth, particularly for bookings to Cuba, and we are now looking for an enthusiastic...
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European Day of Languages

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Happy 26 September, the European Day of Languages! Did you know there are between 6000 and 7000 languages in the world - spoken by 7 billion people divided into 189 independent states? Or that at least half of the world’s population are bilingual or plurilingual, i.e. they speak...
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When is the best time to go to Cuba?

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There are several factors to take into consideration when considering when to go to Cuba, including flight costs, weather conditions and special events and festivals. The following is intended to guide you with some useful information about when is the best time to go to Cuba.
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HAVANA in MARCH

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Havana in March this year is in a whirl, with the first US presidential visit in 88 years, the Rolling Stones free concert and the Bay Rays baseball match all in one week!
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December in Havana

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December in Cuba, forget Rudolph and think movies and jazz. You might imagine a Cuban Christmas to be non-stop merriment and mojitos, yet the festive season here is a relatively recent phenomenon. From 1959-1997 it didn’t officially exist: the island’s Revolution was atheist.

MANANA festival in Cuba

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We are delighted to have been appointed as the official travel partner for the forthcoming MANANA 2016 festival in Santiago de Cuba, on 4/5/6 May 2016
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