Adventure

If you want to get to Cuba “before it changes,” you’re already too late — Quartz

A Canadian traveler I met in Cuba’s uber-touristy enclave of Varadero told me she had made a point of booking her trip for this year, so she could catch a last glimpse of the Communist-ruled island before it changes. She got there too late. Our mojitos already had mint. The first time I went to…

via If you want to get to Cuba “before it changes,” you’re already too late — Quartz

Adrift in the South China Sea on a Boat Called ‘Wonder Boy’ — TIME

The Wonder Boy, a 36-foot bamboo outrigger boat, was lost. Using GPS coordinates provided by the Philippine navy, we had sailed to somewhere in the middle of the South China Sea—or the West Philippine Sea, as locals call it. But our destination was nowhere to be found. Instead, all we could see around us were…

via Adrift in the South China Sea on a Boat Called ‘Wonder Boy’ — TIME