Category: Tourism

Why You Need to Go to Cuba Now

If you’re mulling over where to go on holiday this summer, put Cuba at the top of your list. Paris isn’t going anywhere, and while Venice may be sinking (or rather, flooding) chances are it’s going to be around for…

Summer in Havana

It’s August in Havana. The scarlet flamboyanes* are beginning to shed the blossoms that have been an explosion of color ever since May. We start seeing the first avocados and those incredible mameyes.** And there is heat, heat and more…

Finding Cuba’s best beach

Urban travel sophisticates may try and persuade you that to find the real authentic Cuba, you need to get away from the beach. While this may be true, you will be missing out on crystal-clear waters, fine golden sand whether…

Beach Party

The University of Havana has developed a custom that has nothing to do with academic matters—in fact, it couldn’t be more different. This new “extra-curricular” activity, which rapidly gained in popularity, began on the last day of the European Football…

Ten places to visit in Havana

José Antonio Rodríguez Fuster is a world-renowned ceramist, draftsman, painter and printmaker whose home and studio draw a steady stream of tour buses and private visitors coming to marvel at the extravagant ceramic sculptures that adorn his home and the…

Cuba Beyond the Beach: Stories of Life in Havana

he new book “Cuba Beyond the Beach: Stories of Life in Havana” from one of Canada’s best Indie presses takes readers beyond the beach and deep into Cuba’s soul. Karen Dubinsky’s refreshing prose introduces readers to Cuba’s complex, fascinating capital…

Paseo 206

Paseo 206 opened just a few months ago but it seems to have already gained quite a following. The first thing the new owners did was to undertake a well thought-out restoration of the building, bringing back the soul and…

Goodbye Tamagotchi, welcome Cosplayers

The kids of my generation had an odd hobby that I don’t think existed in any other country. We would collect the wrappings from different products, like candies, cereal and such. Most important, they had to have pretty, eye-catching colors.…

Kirsty MacColl’s British legacy at The Cine-Teatro Miramar

The Cine-Teatro Miramar reopened on March 30th in Havana in a gala ceremony attended by Cuba?s Minister of Culture, Rafael Bernal. Cuban musicians along with music and dance students from Cuba?s art schools played and performed to applause by the…

The People in Revolution

The Cuban Revolution was born from a very special epic that had come into being after several years of struggle, of the difficult conditions in which these struggles took place and, especially, because of the appearance of a leader who…

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