La Casa Alejandro

One of Havana’s oldest paladares – La Casa

Opened as one of the first private restaurants in the country, La Casa has been serving since August 3rd, 1995.

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Cuban communal taxis – the almendrone is a delightful way to get around

Over the years, Cubans have found many solutions to the shortage of vehicles and the Cuban taxi. Known as maquinas meaning machines or almendrones, which means almond they are also referred to as community taxis.

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The Pure Joy of Filming “3 Days in Havana”

You might think that in a city where it can take half a day to find toothbrush for sale, making a feature…

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Bob’s Cayo Coco

Cayo Coco (Coco Key) is an island in central Cuba, known for its all inclusive resorts. It lies within the Ciego de Ávila Province and is part…

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3 Days in Havana – a partial film review

Film critics have been slow to warm to the recently released 3 Days in Havana. However, this reception should not discourage Cubaphiles…

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Food&Drink

La Casa Alejandro

One of Havana’s oldest paladares – La Casa

Opened as one of the first private restaurants in the country, La Casa has been serving since August 3rd, 1995. Read more

Destinations

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Bob’s Cayo Coco

Cayo Coco (Coco Key) is an island in central Cuba, known for its all inclusive resorts. It lies within the Ciego de Ávila Province and is part... Read more

Lifestyle

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The Pure Joy of Filming “3 Days in Havana”

You might think that in a city where it can take half a day to find toothbrush for sale, making a feature... Read more

What To Do

Havana taxi interior

Cuban communal taxis – the almendrone is a delightful way to get around

Over the years, Cubans have found many solutions to the shortage of vehicles and the Cuban taxi. Known as maquinas meaning machines or almendrones, which means almond they are also referred to as community taxis. Read more