The Cuban people are lovely and seem to make the best out of their situation. What I liked best about the tour was being able to do a [...]
Beautiful country with a strong sense of lively rhythm. The people were friendly and polite. However they seem to have lost that 'can do' spirit sprinkled with a [...]
I was expecting to have a positive impression. I was overwhelmed at how right I was! Logistically the tour was perfect with a great itinerary. Our guide and [...]
I absolutely loved Cuba, its people and their culture. My father was Cuban and I was born in the United States. He was an exile. I am glad [...]
I really enjoyed the trip, our excursions and the people we met. We had a great guide who took excellent care of us.
Everyone was kind and friendly. The country was beautiful and the weather though warm was not uncomfortable. Learning about the history of Cuba, the Tropicana show and [...]
Cubans are very friendly, proud and eager to share their culture more openly with the world.
Our tour guide, Pavel, was really wonderful. Sweet, patient and accommodating. [...]
I really enjoyed learning about the culture of Cuba. There is such a rich history. Everyone was very friendly and kind. I would definitely come back again to [...]
Fantastic place to visit. People are friendly and sites are mesmerizing. Great staff and properly paced schedule. Good venue selection.
Friendly people, beautiful country. I was impressed with how resourceful the people are. What made the trip special was the small group size and our tour guide [...]
I loved the amazing architecture, the classic cars and the kindness of the Cuban people. I found Cuban society much more open than I expected. Hemingway's house was [...]
I really loved going to Cuba and learning about its history. The food was also very good, much better than expected. I wish we had had more interaction [...]
Cuba was beautiful, the people were charming and outgoing and their culture is fascinating.
I liked the variety of activities and visits that we had on our [...]
Quite favorable. I loved riding in an open classic convertible from 1950s. Did on my own.
As much as I liked the Presidente hotel (as a hotel), [...]
I really enjoyed learning about Cuba, its people, and their culture. I didn't know much about the US embargo before going, but learned so much while I was [...]
I never felt unsafe. Cubans are so warm, so proud of their heritage, and friendly. The island is such a beautiful country, and I hope doesn't change [...]
The trip was great. Our tour guide very informative. Had to be flexible with some black-outs and a couple activities closed for holidays. Must roll with [...]
Cuba is rich with history! The Spanish and French influence in architecture is very interesting. I loved learning about the history in the old plazas, and especially the [...]
I loved Cuba and can't wait to go back. My father left Cuba in the late 60s and I have always dreamed of going to Cuba. It was [...]
Our tour was organized by former Los Angeles Television Newscaster Jim Ryerson, who has visited the island more than 30 times. He has produced four documentaries on Cuban life [...]
Have you been thinking about going to Cuba but have yet to find the right person to take you there? Look no further! His name is Jim Ryerson. [...]
Jim Ryerson and his tour provided an excellent cultural adventure by combining political and social appreciation with visual art, music, theater and history. Jim made everything easy and [...]
What an adventure we had going with Veterans for Peace to Cuba! From the moment we landed we knew it would be a special week. We were so [...]
Jim, thanks for the wonderful trip and all your efforts to make our stay in Havana so memorable! I'm sure there were times when it wasn't easy and [...]
This trip was a defining moment and a game changer for me. I have Jim Ryerson to thank for it! I had some apprehensions about going but Jim [...]
Thinking about all the great people we met and the company we enjoyed in Cuba! Wow! What a great place! Jim, you are a good leader and I [...]
I traveled with Jim on his VFP tour and was very impressed with his longstanding, firsthand knowledge of Cuba and with his many contacts there. I went on [...]
The people were amazingly warm and friendly. For an economy suppressed by the [US] embargo there was still a joy of life and a pursuit for happiness. The [...]
This trip was much more enjoyable than anything I expected. The travel guides, arrangements and local guides were all wonderful. We learned so much about the Cuban people [...]
I loved Cuba – the culture, history, music, museums, and the eateries. The diversity of tour activities was perfect. I appreciated that breakfasts and lunches were always included, as [...]
I found the Cuban people so welcoming, open, honest, and friendly. Especially liked the trip to Las Terrazas, our knowledgeable tour guide, and a significant amount of time [...]
I was impressed by the extreme friendliness and quiet contentment each Cuban we had the pleasure of meeting. As an American I would understand some reluctance to extend [...]
Cuba is a beautiful country and the people are so open and friendly. I cannot wait to return for another visit. Everything was wonderful.
My father injured himself in the airport before we arrived. Authentic Cuba went above and beyond helping us get a wheelchair for him for the trip. They made [...]
Cuba is much prettier and more modern than I imagined. I was particularly impressed by how warm the people were. As an American, I was an interesting specimen [...]
Cuba was everything I hoped it would be and more. I felt welcomed and well cared for throughout. I loved spending time at the Hotel Nacional – it represents [...]
We are both greatly inspired by the trip and are hoping to get back to Cuba again. Jim, we share your love of the Cuban people. Thank you [...]