A Guided Walk Along Calle Obispo in Havana

Pedestrians-only Calle Obispo links Plaza de Armas with Parque Central and is Habana Vieja’s busiest shopping street. Beginning in Plaza Albear, this walking tour takes you to all the architectural sights and museums along the way to Plaza de Armas.

Charred woodcarving of Christ called "Señor de los Milagros".

The Black Christ of Guadalajara de Buga, Colombia

The city of Guadalajara de Buga is best known as a place of pilgrimage and an excellent launching point from which to discover many lesser-known sights and breathe the fresh air of the Valle de Cauca. Learn about the star attraction in town for religious pilgrims, the Black Christ of Basílica Señor de los Milagros, and how to get there.

Statue of Simón Bolívar, the Liberator, with pigeons.

Bogotá’s Plaza de Bolívar

Every respectable Colombian city has a Plaza de Bolívar, but none have quite the history as the one in Bogotá. A natural starting point for any tour of La Candelaria, brush up its history and sights to help plan your visit.

Castillo de la Real Fuerza in old Havana, Cuba.

Castillo de la Real Fuerza in Havana

Built in medieval fashion, Castillo de la Real Fuerza is the oldest of the four forts that guarded the New World’s most precious harbor. Strategically useless in its placement, the governors of Cuba nonetheless lived here until 1762. Plan a visit to tour its halls, learn about its history and residents of note, and browse its naval museum.