Narras: family restaurant with Cuban flavor

Narras: family restaurant with Cuban flavor

A few years after its creation, the restaurant Los Narra, in the municipality of Viñales, has emerged as a family idea for the service of the best Cuban food. It is located very close to the main square of the city, right in the inner courtyard of some houses, which provides privacy and keeps it […]

Al Capone and his “house in Varadero”

Al Capone and his “house in Varadero”

Uno de los sitios no tan conocidos en Varadero es el restaurante Casa de Al. Su concepción está basada en la figura de Al Capone que supuestamente vivió en esta casa. Es una construcción hermosa, a orillas de la playa, construida con cantería, hormigón armado y madera. Este chalet de estilo californiano exhibe en buen […]

Varadero: “Todo en Uno” comercial centre

Varadero: “Todo en Uno” comercial centre

To demonstrate that Varadero has everything, somebody had the brilliant idea of adding it a center “All in One”. For Cuban as for tourists this is the place to go to search for “everything” you may need. It is a public, varied and without entrance cost space. Let us be specific. Do you need gasoline […]

Everything with chocolate in Varadero

Everything with chocolate in Varadero

Considered one of the only restaurants in Cuba specializing in chocolate-based food. This Casa del Chocolate is located in what used to be the Mayorca restaurant on the main avenue of Varadero. It has a chocolate shop, bar and a restaurant with a menu in which chocolate is the distinctive ingredient. One hundred percent Cuban […]

Glykys: gastronomic experience to enjoy in Pinar del Rio

Glykys: gastronomic experience to enjoy in Pinar del Rio

The Greek word ‘Glykys’, which means sweet, gives its name to the new bakery-candy store specialised that was founded a few months ago in the town of Pinar del Río. Every day, a renowned staff of chefs and master pastry chefs give life to a universe of culinary creations that include ice creams, tropical juices, […]

BuleBar66: New space for Cuban music

BuleBar66: New space for Cuban music

In the central boulevard of San Rafael in the capital, a new cultural center that defends Cuban music stands out before the eyes of walkers, with varied proposals for the public on the island and abroad. Bule Bar 66 is the name of this site that overflows with Cuban and artistic quality in each of […]

Hotel Nacional, enchanted castle of Havana

Hotel Nacional, enchanted castle of Havana

Declared a National Monument and Memory of the World by UNESCO, the Hotel Nacional de Cuba is synonymous with elegance, refinement and good taste within the hotel industry of the island. The emblematic building of eclectic style, combined by Art Deco and neo-colonial design, has been in existence for more than eighty years, reasons that […]

A piece of China in Havana

A piece of China in Havana

Havana’s Chinatown is an oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of the Cuban capital. A place where you can breathe the airs of the distant oriental culture, whose roots are a permanent part of the idiosyncrasy of the inhabitants of this island. It is one of the largest and oldest Chinatowns in the American continent, […]

Cuban Ice Cream Cathedral: Coppelia

Cuban Ice Cream Cathedral: Coppelia

The Coppelia of Havana is more than an option to taste the delicious ice cream that is made in Cuba; Coppelia is a meeting point and space to share with family and friends but, above all, it is a symbol of the capital of all Cubans. This ice-cream parlour owes its name to the famous […]

Tempting chocolate aroma on Mercaderes Street

Tempting chocolate aroma on Mercaderes Street

Many are the travellers who happen to be stopped on the corner of Mercaderes 255, captivated by the exquisite aroma of chocolate, as they travel through the streets of Havana in the past. In this corner of the historic quarter of the capital, you will find the Casa del Chocolate, one of the most visited […]

Hotel Inglaterra, witness from colonial Havana

Hotel Inglaterra, witness from colonial Havana

One of Havana’s most renowned buildings for its history, its splendour and what it represents for the marvelous city, is the Hotel Inglaterra. Its privileged location in the historic quarter, in front of the Central Park and very close to the Capitol, allows visitors a comfortable and profitable route through the colonial part of the […]

Focsa, Havanan giant

Focsa, Havanan giant

At 121 meters above sea level, defying the passing of time and the onslaught of the weather, the Focsa Building, one of the seven wonders of Cuban civil engineering, stands on the top of the city’s top floor. As a faithful sentinel in the form of a Y, it remains motionless and majestic in the […]

Fruti-Club, gastronomic-technological center of Vueltabajo

Fruti-Club, gastronomic-technological center of Vueltabajo

new recreational proposal is appearing in the taste of people and visitors in western Cuba: Fruti-Club, the first Gastronomic-Technological Center of Vueltabajo. The place attracts the attention of customers by allowing to taste exquisite fruit-based delicacies while navigating the national and international network. The Joven Club de Computación y Electrónica (Computing and Electronic Club) joined […]

Casa del Vino, attractive proposal in Vueltabajo

Casa del Vino, attractive proposal in Vueltabajo

The city of Pinar del Río will arrive in September to its 150th anniversary, reason why authorities and settlers of the most western city of Cuba decorate the main arteries and open new options for the enjoyment of premises and visitors. Among the proposals currently in vogue is the Casa del vino, an installation that […]

El Criollo in Pinar del Rio: synthesis of Cuban culture

El Criollo in Pinar del Rio: synthesis of Cuban culture

Lovers of Cuban culture and culinary tradition will find in El Criollo an excellent option to meet the highest expectations. The recently renovated facility offers restaurant, grill and cabaret services, where the traveler can taste exquisite dishes of traditional cuisine and enjoy the most genuine art of the Island. The center of the recreational proposals […]

El Caney, “homemade” food

El Caney, “homemade” food

Visiting the Natural Park El Nicho, in Cienfuegos, we have the opportunity to taste the Creole food of the restaurant “El Caney”. Only 100 meters away from the Park. A rustic construction site. Food prepared in a rural style. Friendly treatment and excellent view of the mountains. Nothing better after the walk than good Creole […]

Remedios: Farm with Cuban flavor

Remedios: Farm with Cuban flavor

The walk to this farm begins in horse-drawn carriages. Currently it is possible to make this journey in a motor vehicle for those who prefer it that way. Everything starts at the Hostel Colonial Paradise; from there the visitor is moved to the farm. Upon arrival, the host family will greet you. They host their […]

Coffee, Revolution, History … all in one

Coffee, Revolution, History … all in one

At the end of the Boulevard de Santa Clara, on Maceo Street, you will find the Cafe-Revolucion Museum. At first glance, you will think that you are in a state institution. This exceptional establishment is a small private business, and as we say … it has everything. When you enter, you will surely feel confused. […]

Cienfuegos, Pearl of South, has its Coppelia

Cienfuegos, Pearl of South, has its Coppelia

There is no better place in Cienfuegos to refresh the palate than the Coppelia. Located in front of the central Paseo del Prado, it opens its doors every day from 10 AM until 10 PM. Place very visited by locals and tourists. Affordable prices, multiple offers on the menu. Currently renewed after a repair that […]

Palacio de Valle, symbolism and luxury of a museum

Palacio de Valle, symbolism and luxury of a museum

In the limits of the Paseo del Prado en Cienfuegos, in the zone of Punta Gorda, stands the Palacio de Valle. Symbol of the South Pearl. One of the most emblematic buildings in the region. This luxurious mansion reflects the eclecticism of Cienfuegos. It is a museum and a restaurant specialized in seafood. A bit […]

Cienfuegos: La Buena Pipa, an alternative Cafe

Cienfuegos: La Buena Pipa, an alternative Cafe

Walking through the streets of Cienfuegos, I find an unusual site. The name call my attention, “Café la Buena Pipa”. Every Cuban knows the famous “endless tale”. We say that it even has a very philosophical meaning, or is the name just that … a good name? Standing at the door I see a cozy […]

Restaurant in Camaguey “El Paso”: elegance and tradition

Restaurant in Camaguey “El Paso”: elegance and tradition

The gastronomic complex “El Paso” is located in a colonial house in the Plaza del Carmen, in the city of Camaguey. Since its founding, the site becomes widely accepted, especially by foreign visitors who extol the quality and variety of its offers. This was emphasized by the second American lady Jill Biden in recent visit […]

Paradise: Vinales agro-ecological farm

Paradise: Vinales agro-ecological farm

The agro-ecological farm “Paradise” opens its doors every day from early in the morning. This is a natural treasure and a prize to human effort, a place that will delight the visitor. It is located a few minutes from the center of Viñales town, on a steep hill and next to the path Silencio al […]

Food & Love

Food & Love

In the heart of Old Havana, exactly in the Cathedral Square, it is located one of the private restaurant (paladar in spanish) most famous in Havana. Dona Eutimia is a small private restaurant, personal, intimate place to relax facing the Experimental Graphics Workshop and a few meters from the restaurant El Patio place. In a […]

Lights, camera and action….

Lights, camera and action….

Rarely we have the pleasure to lunch or dine in a restaurant with so much history in its walls, tables and dishes. Indoubtedly “La Guarida” is all these, a place where culture, art and good taste go hand in hand. Concordia # 418 or Mansion Camagüey, are some of the old names which used to refer […]

Opera: a spectacle for the senses

Opera: a spectacle for the senses

One idea that emerged as a place for meeting friends has now become a mega project. So Opera has become since its creation in 2013, the ideal place to enjoy good art, especially the kitchen, place and in perfect harmony makes traveling through time to us. Opera is a restaurant, perhaps that looks to the […]