To visit Barcelona is to embrace both the past and the future. There is much to do and see in this cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, from medieval structures to beaches to UNESCO Heritage Sites by Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Doménech i Montaner.
Situated on the Isthmus of Panama, the tropical Republic of Panama is of course best known for its canal. Thousands of ships cruise through the Panama Canal locks each year. Visitors to the country will also find diverse wonders of nature, including plants, birds, and trees. Panama City, its capital, has over a million inhabitants and is a modern, bustling destination.
Cuba is a multicultural nation and the largest island of the West Indies. Its waterfront capital is Havana, a musical, scenery-rich city that is the center of commerce and tourism. Walk the Malecon of Havana, marvel at the artworks in the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and go for a refreshing swim on Cayo Coco in central Cuba.
Known as "The City with Soul," Jackson is a popular hub for a variety of music genres, including jazz, gospel, and blues music. Highlights include the Jackson Zoo, the Mississippi Museum of Art, and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.