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Day trips from Havana

6 min readPublished May 11, 2018

While Havana – with its grandiose architecture and vibrant culture – continues to be the number one attraction for travelers to Cuba, taking a break from…

Day trips from Havana
Food and drink

Getting a taste for Cuba's food and drink revolution

5 min readPublished Dec 8, 2015

In Cuba, the word ‘revolution’ usually conjures up images of bearded guerrillas puffing on cigars rather than imaginative chefs preparing platters of…

Getting a taste for Cuba's food and drink revolution
Adventure travel

Cuba with kids

5 min readPublished Mar 30, 2015

Cuba's complex culture can make traveling to this Caribbean island with children a daunting prospect. Ongoing economic challenges mean basic material…

Cuba with kids
Adventure travel

Revolutionary trails: Cuba's best hikes

5 min readPublished Jan 30, 2015

Cuba’s montage of dramatic landscapes inscribed with mist-cloaked valleys, looming mogote hills and biologically rich reserves, presents tempting…

Revolutionary trails: Cuba's best hikes
Beaches

The other side of Varadero: leave the resorts behind

4 min readPublished Feb 19, 2013

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…

The other side of Varadero: leave the resorts behind