Our Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminar in Havana and Trinidad, Cuba, -which includes Editorial Meetings, Mentoring Sessions, Feedback, Journalism Workshops, Photography Workshops and more,- culminates in the publication of the #RGNNCuba Magazine.

Vol. III, Summer 2018

Vol. III, Summer 2018 was produced under the editorial direction of RGNN Expert and Mentor Benjamin Jones, assisted by RGNN Expert Juanjo Montanary. Students moreover received photography feedback during interactive workshops with RGNN Experts and Mentors Julio C. Muñoz and Desmond Boylan.

Each student who participated in the Travel Journalism & Photography Internship Seminar produced a total of two articles, -one about the colonial town of Trinidad and the other about the Cuban capital, Havana,-  as well as a photography portfolio documenting life in Cuba.

Table of Contents


The Search for Havana’s Best Rum Cocktails  | Benedict Steininger | published July 31, 2018

Central Havana’s Upscale Paladar Restaurants Capture Traditional Flavors in a Gritty Neighborhood | Deirdre Bardolf | published August 1, 2018

Havana on 30 Dollars a Day | Daniel Bailis | published August 1, 2018

A Day in Havana’s Vedado District | Freixys Casado | published August 2, 2018

And the Beat Goes On Everywhere in Havana | Gina Agnew | published August 2, 2018

Los Habaneros Benefit from Growing Tourism in Cuba | Natalie Bauta | published August 3, 2018

Exploring the Iconic Plazas of Old Havana | Noah Dockery | published August 3, 2018

Hasta La Vista; The Best Rooftop Views of Havana | Olivia Lemonides | published August 4, 2018

Photographing the Streets of Havana, Pros Say Be Bold and Shameless | Samantha Freeman | published August 4, 2018

Finding Chinese Traces in Old Havana | Zhen Fu | published August 5, 2018



A Romantic Honeymoon in Trinidad | Benedict Steininger | published August 5, 2018

Hotel Las Cuevas and Disco Ayala: The Conjoined Paradise of Trinidad | Daniel Bailis | published August 6, 2018

Discovering New Dance Moves in a Cuban Paradise | Freixys Casado | published August 6, 2018

La Canchánchara, Cuba’s Cocktail with a History | Gina Agnew | published August 7, 2018

Practicing Santeria in Trinidad – Cubans and Tourists | Natalie Bauta | published August 7, 2018

A Photographer’s Guide to Trinidad, Cuba | Noah Dockery | published August 8, 2018

Vamos al Agua in Tropical Trinidad | Olivia Lemonides | published August 8, 2018

From Dawn to Dusk in Trinidad, Cuba | Samantha Freeman | published August 9, 2018

Exploring the Museums of Trinidad, Cuba | Zhen Fu | published August 9, 2018

Fine Wines Take Off in the Land of Rum | Deirdre Bardolf | published August 10, 2018


The articles will be posted here during the upcoming days and weeks, please check back to view all of them or follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to be notified directly when a new article is posted. You are also cordially invited to view the full Class of 2018 student profiles here.