Monthly Archives: September 2010

Practicing the Language

Every time I visit a new country, I always learn a few basics to the best of my ability- ‘please’ ‘thank you’ and ‘I don’t understand. Do you speak English?’ Above all, don’t forget the importance of body language. You … Continue reading

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Cuba and its Influences in a Nutshell

–> activities american beaches birds capital cars cathedral cayo cigars city clear cobbled coco colonial costumes dazzling environmentally famous fish gangsters havana hemingway heritage history hotels life market mojito music must-see nightclubs paradise past people powdery resort rum sand snorkelling … Continue reading

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Cuba with Air Transat

Air Transat, the vacation airline, has many Cuba destinations to offer. Of the Caribbean island it says: discover, unique, remarkable island, fascinates, visitors, Spanish, architectural heritage, extraordinary, musicalculture, political system, idyllic, tropical, imagination, biggest island, Christopher Columbus, wonderful, island, breathtaking, … Continue reading

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Cuba with Sunwing

Sunwing, the premiere sun destination airline has praise for Cuba. I don’t agree with some of the wordchoice though. Continue reading

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Cuba With Signature Vacations

I visited signaturevacations.com and clicked on the destination tab to find out how it describes Cuba. Here’s a list of terms used Continue reading

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Cuba is: Welcoming, Relaxing, Beautiful, Inexpensive

When I think Cuba, I think Caribbean hospitality, beaches, natural beauty, and cigars (ok, repression too but let’s not go there…) There’s a reason I think that- a whole word culture has built it up to be the welcoming, relaxing, beautiful, inexpensive place many … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesdays

Over the past little while, I’ve developped a hobby creating lexical fields. This quirk of mine extends to how vacation destinations are touted. Throughout this blog, I’ll compile and share a few. It helps me understand the kind of image a place is projecting, what kind of promises it makes to the public, how it’s marketed… and ultimately, the discourse that revolves around it. Continue reading

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