A difficult, controversial period of continuous changes, is how many experts rightly describe adolescence and youth. However, we must also learn to look at this stage of life as one of opportunities, stated a professor some time ago in regards to the challenges of adolescence. However, the extent to which the youth can build their own futures, which is their right, will depend on the opportunities we create for them and efforts taken to prevent them from falling into vulnerable situations.
They should be fine on the resort, however all the usual precautions should be taken as if they were anywhere in the world! Cuba is very safe I'de be more worried about the other tourists than the Cuban's.
While Cuba can be difficult to travel to as a tourist, students can easily access this intriguing country just 90 miles south of Florida's southern coast. Learn a new skill like photography while exploring colorful Havana, cycling back roads through the interior of the island, or along white sand beaches. Get a local perspective through a cultural immersion program that allows students to work with conservationists and farmers with opportunities to hike the lush surroundings.
American teenager Eva Ringquist chronicles her experience of traveling to Cuba to learn its native dances. Nineteen-year-old American psychology student Eva Ringquist has no shortage of experiences with different cultures. Her father is from Sweden, her mother from Venezuela and Eva has spent time in both places. But her two month journey through Cuba in — staying in the homes of locals — was something completely new and, frankly, jarring.
Cuba offers a diverse culture that is unique to Cuban teens. The way the country approaches education and teen lifestyles are different from other countries. Learn more about Cuban teens, their education and how they differ from American high school students.
And people have certainly been taking advantage of their new travel option. But Cuba isn't just a warm-weather vacation spot with amazing settings for Insta-worthy photos. Here's what you should know before booking a trip.
We had a long conversation and, like always, almost every topic had to do with the central issue in our lives: children. Then, we started talking about something that worries us: there are no places where they can vent and channel all of the hormonal energy of this stage in life. As mothers, we worry about their safety and integrity, but we feel guilty about this situation.
W hen she was 12 or 13, Laura said to me: "Mum, who's that man with the hat and the star that you see on people's T-shirts? Teenagers today! My s contemporaries who pinned Ernesto "Che" Guevara's image to their walls might have done it more to shock than out of revolutionary zeal, but at least we knew who he was. We both love beaches and sunshine, and Laura is a natural at dancing, so I figured with the climate and the salsa music, she wouldn't even notice she was being educated.
Grade 7 School Alice Deal Reflection Experience Most people think that Cuba is a struggling, communist country, full of bad people and no money. Technology is old and the cars are ugly. To me, however, Cuba is a beautiful, special country that gives me a lot of freedom and lets me have independence to do whatever I want without worrying about my safety.