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Beyond Havana: Exploring Vinales Valley

Over a hundred miles from Havana, on the Western edge of the Cuban mainland, lies one of the most beguiling places in the Caribbean. Follow our guide to uncovering the rich heritage and wondrous beauty of the Viñales Valley.


An Aficionado's Guide to Cigars in Havana

Although other places have tried to rival the high standards of Cuban cigar making, they somehow fall short, making the city of Havana a pilgrimage site for any cigar aficionado. Here are some great tips on where to seek out the best cigars in Havana, and the places and people that can impart expert knowledge along the way.


The Best Beaches in Cuba For Sun Seekers

by ClaireBullen February - last edited October by Moderator

A Sun Seeker's Guide to the Best Beaches in CubaSoft, white sand, water as turquoise as it is crystal clear, palm trees silhouetted against the horizon, balmy breezes... For those who are on the verge of booking a spontaneous Caribbean holiday, consider stopping off in Cuba. 


Where to Eat Street Food in Havana

by ElizabethGourd February - last edited October by Moderator

Havana Street FoodIt’s fair to say that that Havana is not famous for its haute cuisine. In the land of bountiful cheap rum and navy strength mojitos, gastronomy has been somewhat limited by food rationing. Yet what Havana lacks in culinary refinement, it more than makes up for with a robust culture of street food that speaks to the history of the nation.


Eight Great Casas Particulares in Havana

by LydiaBell May 2013 - last edited November 2013 by Community Manager

Casas | Havana

On a tight budget but still want to get under the skin of Havana? Access the private accomodation market, which runs the gamut of bare-bones spare bedrooms to 1950s suburban homes with original cocktail bars, with these eight great casas particulares in Havana.


Tips from 35,000 Feet: Havana

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited August

Havana_Header©Barbara_Walsh.jpgFor us, there’s nowhere better to get a feel for the colourful history of the city of Havana than the Mueseo de la Ciudad.