New sanctions will obstruct two-centre holidays combining Florida and the Caribbean’s largest island

British travellers hoping to combine the US and Cuba on the same trip face much tighter restrictions after Donald Trump announced he would reverse some measures introduced by Barack Obama. In a speech in Miami, the President denounced what he called his predecessor’s “terrible and misguided deal with the Castro regime”. Mr Obama had eased the economic embargo, which had been in force since the early 1960s, and encouraged “people-to-people” tourism to Cuba. American citizens and foreign travellers on US territory could access dozens of new scheduled flights to the island. Ordinary…

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On Croatia’s Obonjan island wellbeing holidays get a festival twist

Deserted for a decade, this ‘curated island destination’ is set to offer summer-long creativity and wellness breaks with added party atmosphere Adriatic for the people … tiny Obonjan island, off Šibenik, Croatia For music festivalgoers seeking guaranteed sun, Croatia has become something of a mecca over the last few years: the number of festivals has more than doubled since 2010, with over 20 to choose from in 2016. But this summer, the scene takes another giant leap forward as previously uninhabited Obonjan (pronounced O-bon-yan), is revived as a “curated island…

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Horror movies you should see over the holidays

After days and even weeks of nonstop holiday preparations and festivities, what you need is a break from all that joy and goodwill. What would be better than a Christmas-themed horror movie with great audio from Bose to scream away your stress? Here are three of the best Christmas horror stories to make you glad you’ve been nice all year. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Since outsourcing is the name of the game, it is just fitting that we start off with this film about an evil Santa in the…

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How to Spend the Holidays with Tech Friends

t rolls around every single year like clockwork, and yet there’s no chance you ever get tired of the Holidays and Christmas season. Everyone’s off from school and college, and a lot of us are off from work in the week leading up to the 25th. Some get together with family; others with close friends; there are different things to do with each – but all of the festivities should be fun and endearing. Those ballers in warm weather climates might invested in an easily removable boat cover for just…

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