Almendrones, to know Cuba

Almendrones, to know Cuba

What better way to know Cuba than in the backseat of an “almendrón”? These cars, whose peculiar name comes from their resemblance to a giant almond, depart every morning to the most varied destinations of our geography. A huge fleet of Fords, Pontiacs, Chevrolets, Dodges and Cadillacs transports a considerable segment of the Cuban population […]

Paseo del Prado in Havana

Paseo del Prado in Havana

It is usual for Cubans to walk from end to end along Paseo del Prado in Havana. Something like a tradition. A custom of this city. This outdoor space serves as a meeting point. In the walk we will find children occupied in their children’s games. Some play football or “pelota” (baseball), others skate and […]

Tour through Havana Club Ron Museum

Tour through Havana Club Ron Museum

Coffee, tobacco and rum. Three of the leading products in Cuban market. Among the brands of rum stands out one in particular, famous in the whole world. Indispensable in traditional Cuban cocktails: Havana Club rum. The history of this brand is treasured in the Ron Havana Club Museum. Located in a colonial building in the […]

Obispo Boulevard, a regular Old Havana walk

Obispo Boulevard, a regular Old Havana walk

We invite you to visit Obispo Street in Old Havana, one of the most famous and busy streets of the Cuban capital. Beautifully cobbled, it is also known as Obispo Boulevard. It was designed in the 16th century, just four years after the founding of the La Habana Villa. Its narrowness is intentional, to protect […]

Traveling through Mercaderes street, Old Havana

Traveling through Mercaderes street, Old Havana

Follow us on our journey through Mercaderes street, one of the oldest and most crowded streets of Old Havana. Narrow, cobbled and car-free, it retains its Spanish colonial style. It owes its name to the number of stores of fine fabrics, silver, gold and other goods that Havana people consumed in the eighteenth century. Even […]

¡Hasta siempre comandante!

¡Hasta siempre comandante!

To the entrance of Provincial Committee of Communist Party, where Che planted his command during the assault to Santa Clara’s city, it is erected a sculpture full with symbols as review of Heroic guerrilla fighter’s life from his childhood until guerrilla fight in Bolivia, highlighting his ideals and faith in the future in the boy’s […]

Tobacco in Vinales

Tobacco in Vinales

How long does it take to harvest the tobacco? How long does a plant of tobacco grow? How is a tobacco made in the fields of Cuba? Who is better to respond that own protagonists. The farmers of Vinales, Cuba, cultivate and process their tobacco. It has become the product leader of Cuban export market. […]

Vinales Valley, Tours in Cuba

Vinales Valley, Tours in Cuba

The Valley of Vinales is one of the best know areas of Cuba. It is located in the Sierra de los Órganos in the province of Pinar del Río. This territory extends for approximately 132 km2 is consider as a National Monument and protected by Cuban government. This geologic marvel has its origins – according […]

The Morro Castle in Havana

The Morro Castle in Havana

Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro, or “El Morro” as it is most commonly known, is the first fort you’ll come to after crossing under the harbor channel tunnel. Sitting on the point overlooking Havana’s narrow harbor channel, it was built between 1589 and 1630 and served as an important line of defense […]

Creations habanera

Creations habanera

Comment travelers to walk through Havana seem as if in the assembly of a period film. And the fact remains that this beautiful city, faithful friend and companion of many artists, musicians, engineers and painters, knows to reflect its charms in every corner. Alternative means rather than employing the Cuban to move from one place […]

Havana and its characters

Havana and its characters

Havana is best to tell it through their characters, those who make their own history. There have been many people who have passed through our city and part of its history. The well-known Benny More, the Knight of Paris, Hemingway, Cuban Criollitas, among others, make up the catalog of famous characters in the history of […]