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Five reasons I like the Hotel Tropicoco

Since I stayed in the Tropicoco a few years ago I have learned a lot about the world of Cuban hotels. Among...

Santa Maria beach 2

Five reasons I like the Hotel Tropicoco

Since I stayed in the Tropicoco a few years ago I have learned a lot about the world of Cuban hotels. Among... Read more

Capri horiz

The Hotel NH Capri La Habana combines 50’s notoriety with the modern

In a city where so many buildings are absolutely frozen in time, many showing signs of wear around the edges, there is... Read more


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Staying in luxurious private houses in Havana

the private rental market has not so much gone up market (there are still plenty of affordable family hosted casas) but an up-market segment has developed that competes with the best that the hotel segment has to offer Read more

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G.O.L.F. – Varadero golfing

At the start of the New Year, my sweetie and I were looking for a warm destination to compensate for the ugliest... Read more


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Hotel Raquel – historic, glamorous, unique and serving Jewish food!

this historic hotel continues to capture the Jewish cuisine and tone that it had over the years Read more

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Hostal El Cañonazo

Communidad Morro-Cabana Casa 27 Habana del Este Just across the harbour from Old Havana, you arrive near La Punta Fortress known as... Read more


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A casa particular on the Malecon

A few views can take your breath away – that first look at the Grand Canyon  or a look down from the... Read more