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Is Cuba an LGBT friendly destination?

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TweetYour sexual orientation can have a huge impact on where you decide to go on holiday. In many parts of the world including most of Africa, the Middle East and some of the Caribbean, homosexuality is illegal, and cultural perceptions …

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Blaze a Trail to Cienfuegos

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TweetJulia Pamilih tells Cuban Life about her trip to Cienfuegos. Cienfuegos (or literally ‘100 fires’) is a gem tucked away on the south coast of Cuba. Its waterfront setting and Neoclassical colonial buildings make it the perfect respite from the …

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Winds of change blow towards Cuba

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TweetIt is apt that Barack Obama should be the first American president for five decades to meaningfully address the Cuban embargo. After all when he became the first black president of the United States, voted into power on two occasions, …

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The Blue Fragrant Smoke

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Tweet“A smoke in times of rest is a great companion to the solitary soldier.” – Che Guevara. A history of the Cuban cigar Tobacco smoking in Cuba was first witnessed by Europeans when Christopher Columbus’s sailors saw the Tainos smoking …