18 Dec 2015

Cuba: Connecting With
People and Culture

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Cuba and the U.S. have agreed to people-to-people exchange as the basis  for American travel in Cuba.  That's my favorite kind of travel. Geovisions and their local partner, Jakera, provide lots of opportunity to get to know Cubans and to learn about their lives. Edith loved meeting with everyday people, while traveling in Cuba [...]

17 Aug 2015

Teaching English in Cuba:
Steve’s Story

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I lived in Havana, Cuba for one month through GeoVisions. My assignment was teaching English to school age children with another teacher. We taught Cuban students in the afternoons. The children were eager to learn and very appreciative. We were always greeted with excited giggles, squeals and Latin cheek-kisses. Steve teaches English to students in [...]

31 May 2015

It’s the Perfect Time to
Teach English in Cuba

By |May 31st, 2015|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , |2 Comments

We sank into pizza night, a classic Margherita, and switched on the TV news. President Obama's surprise announcement stopped our chewing. New relations with Cuba. A lifting of one of the last symbols of the Cold War. We could travel there and teach English in Cuba -- legally -- with some restrictions. Pat and Beth [...]