popular cuban food

Terrific Treats to Tempt Your Taste buds: Popular Cuban Food

It’s not as though Cuban cuisine is seen as some kind of wonderful undiscovered thing. There are many fantastic Cuban restaurants both inside of Cuba and in other countries. You probably have one or two in your own town. It’s … Read More

The Best Restaurants in Havana

The New Food Heaven? The Best Restaurants in Havana

It wasn’t always this way, and prior to the Cuban Revolution the island nation was seen as a place of heavy indulgence, with wealthy Americans sweeping into the ritzy bars and restaurants of Havana and enjoying every delicious treat that … Read More


Planning Your Island Getaway: The 5 Best Cities to Visit in Cuba

In terms of actual square miles, Cuba is not that big. It’s an island, and so you should take the time to see as much of it as possible. Travel by bus so that you have a chance to see … Read More


Street Food in Havana: What You Need to Try, and What You Need to Avoid

Are you the sort of person who likes a bit of adventure when they eat? This is easiest to do while taking a vacation, and particularly when you brave the street food on offer in various cities around the world. … Read More


Is Cuba Safe for Tourists? The Facts of the Matter

When you’re in a foreign country you want to do your best to not look like a tourist. While you might not be able to look like a true local, you want to at least look like you know where … Read More


A Guide to Vibrant Vedado Havana

When exploring a new city, do you walk purposefully from location to location, dutifully checking things off on a list as you see them (and almost certainly take a photo)? Or do you just wander aimlessly, soaking up the atmosphere … Read More


More Than Mojitos: Exploring the Big Brands and Boutique Beers in Cuba

Sampling the local beers is one of the (many) fun things about taking a holiday. What is considered to be a fancy imported beer in your country (and is priced accordingly) is just the local stuff when on holiday. In … Read More


Cuba Transportation: A Guide to Long Distance Bus Travel on the Island

The extended bus ride has gone the way of the dinosaur in many parts of the world but it still holds the crown in Cuba transportation. A long distance bus ride is not really necessary in many parts of the … Read More


A Day Trip Through Paradise: Havana to Varadero

Your senses can be overwhelmed when you visit a truly exotic city. Everything is so beautifully, wonderfully different. You feel like you could spend the rest of your days here and still not see everything. Having said that, it can … Read More

Havana for kids

Too Young for Cigars and Cocktails: The Best of Havana for Kids

What comes to mind when you think of a holiday in Havana? Smoking a massive cigar, sipping some utterly delicious (and rather potent) cocktails before salsa dancing until the sun comes up? These stereotypes can certainly be indulged in when … Read More