Places in Cuba
The first sound in the morning is the clip-clop of horses' hooves on the cobbled streets followed by the cries of old men selling bread from bicycles (El pan! El pan!). Open your eyes, gaze up at the high wooden louvers of your 200-year-old colonial room, and try to convince yourself you’re in the 21st century.
La ciudad que más me gusta a mí (the city I like the best) singer Benny Moré once said of his home city in the song 'Cienfuegos.' He wasn't the settlement's only cheerleader. Cuba's so-called Perla del Sur (Pearl of the South) has long seduced travelers from around the island with its elegance, enlightened French spirit and feisty Caribbean panache.
Tours and activities
Tips and articles
How Obama's US-Cuba deal could shape Havana's future
December 17, 2014, marked a historic moment for Cuba as US President Barack Obama announced plans to resurrect diplomatic relations between the two countries...
The other side of Varadero: leave the resorts behind
A 20km peninsula of white-gold sand flanked by fifty plus all-inclusive hotels: it’s no wonder the foreign tourists flocking to Varadero, the largest resort in Cuba (and one of the largest in the entire Caribbean), ha...
The US-Cuba deal: what does it mean for American travel to Cuba?
For superstitious Cubans, December 17, 2014 seemed like a case of divine intervention...
Green Cuba: simply ecotastic
During the lean years of the 1990s, the Cubans were ecologists by necessity. But as times changed, so did the public zeitgeist...