National Geographic photographer and Cuba expert to speak on Motorcycle Touring in Cuba at BMW Motorcycles of Riverside

Come hear motojournalist, National Geographic photographer and tour leader, and Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker speak about ‘Motorcycle Touring in Cuba’ at BMW Motorcycles of Riverside, November 15, 2017 (6-7:30pm)....

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Havana Without Makeup… a review of this superb new book about Cuba

As a veteran of the Cuba scene and a serious bibliophile with a library exceeding 500 relevant titles, I’m a harsh critic of Johnny-come-lately texts about Cuba. Every year sees...

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Gloria Estefan confused over Cuba travel & U.S. embargo

Cuban-born singer megastar Gloria Estefan has long been an outspoken critic of Cuba’s Castro government. The Miami Sound Machine singer, whose family fled the island after the Revolution (her father later served...

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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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RTW Moto Tours launches motorcycle tours in Cuba for U.S. citizens

RTW Moto Tours is launching a series of motorcycle tours in Cuba for U.S. citizens in 2017, and I’m delighted to have been invited to design the itineraries and lead...

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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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NPR interview with Cuba expert Christopher P Baker on KQED’s ‘Forum with Michael Krasny’

This morning I interviewed for KQED’s “Forum with Michael Krasny” on the theme ‘Cuba: One Year After Diplomatic Detente.’ I was joined by fellow interviewee Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Chancellor Professor...

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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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