Fidel is dead! Castro to be buried in Santiago de Cuba’s Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

© Christopher P. Baker all images. All images are copyrighted and protected and may not be reproduced without specific permission of the photographer. Fidel Castro died last night at the...

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Visiting Cuba? Leave your drone at home!

Drones are all the rage. But if you’re planning on traveling to Cuba and are thinking of bringing a drone, heed my advice. DON’T! Regardless of type or size, drones...

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@cubaExpert Christopher P. Baker quoted in New York Times travel story on Cuba

It always brightens my day to see an email in my inbox announcing a newly published feature article with my byline or in which I’ve been quoted. So today it...

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NatGeo and Getty photographer @CubaExpert to lead unique photo tour of Cuba

National Geographic and Getty Images contributing photographer and Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker will lead a unique photo tour of Cuba, November 15-25, 2016. A few spaces are still available...

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Christopher P Baker wins Gold Award for “Best Photo: Portrait, People” in 2015 NATJA Awards

PASADENA, CA — The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) today announced that Christopher P. Baker won the Gold Prize in the 2015 NATJA Awards Competition in the “Best Photo: Portrait,...

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Ten things you didn’t know about Cuba by @CubaExpert

Cuba seems to be on everyone’s lips as the destination du jour  following the 2015 reconciliation between Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro. Though it will likely take decades for...

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Moon Costa Rica travel guidebook by Christopher P. Baker now available as all-new 10th edition

I’m delighted to announce that the tenth edition of my best-selling Moon Costa Rica travel guidebook is now available for purchase. Order at Moon.com, with links to Amazon.com, Barnes &...

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Fathom announces 7-day Cuba cruise activities

Carnival Corporation’s Fathom cruise line this week released details of its intended seven-day “social impact” cruises to Cuba. I just reviewed the detailed program and am impressed with the itinerary...

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Cuba expert and news personality Christopher P Baker interviewed about travel to Cuba on MSNBC ‘Shift’

I’m delighted to finally receive a clip of my live MSNBC ‘Shift’ interview with Ayman Moyheldin on travel to Cuba, Augbust 18, 2015… Watch it either on YouTube: … or direct...

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