Explore: The Cuban Coastline and The Bay of Pigs

Cuba is so much more than the city of Havana, and when you explore the island nation, you're never too far from a beautiful beach. But there's one stretch of sand, maybe more than any other in the world, that's had an enormous impact on international relations: Playa Giron, in The Bay of Pigs. Ashley explores the local war museum while snorkeling the aquatic depths of this historic landscape.

(Published Sunday, Sept. 1, 2017)

Cuba is so much more than the city of Havana, and when you explore the island nation, you're never too far from a beautiful beach. But there's one stretch of sand, maybe more than any other in the world, that's had an enormous impact on international relations: Playa Giron, in The Bay of Pigs. Ashley explores the local war museum while snorkeling the aquatic depths of this historic landscape.