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Heidi’s Cuba

Canadian photographer and author Heidi Hollinger is internationally acclaimed for her work.  She is currently assembling photographs and vignettes for her work “300... Read more

Hospedajes Cienfuegos

All Information in this post is the responsibility of the Visitor   In the southern coast to the center of Cuba, in... Read more

poem about Cuba from Anna Banasiak

I’m a poet.I’m sending my poem about Cuba: My Cuba I like to burn in caresses Let me drink the heat Of... Read more

Cuba Q&A

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Havana Times 2016 Cuba Photo Contest Opens

This year there are six categories and each carries with it a First Prize of US $75. There will also be one special mention per category. Read more

A.J. Twist Has Trouble Hanging Onto His Phone; Part 2

One of my pleasures of travelling to Cuba is trying new hotels. I find this is one of the best ways to... Read more

A.J. Twist and the phone thieves, Part 1

My track record of travelling to Cuba and returning from Cuba with my IPhone has not been great. In a country where... Read more

Feedback on Cuba Cruising

It was wonderful !   It was my first time cruising so possibly that gave me zero expectations on the possible Grandeur... Read more

my husband and I are going to Cuba

I am an American living in Canada, and a couple years ago, I became a Canadian as well. For my 65th birthday... Read more

Gimnasio de Boxeo Rafael Trejo video

The “Gimnasio de Boxeo Rafael Trejo” is located at Calle Cuba 815, Havana Vieja More info: Be sure to read our... Read more


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Romance, love and sex in Cuba

Romance, love and sex in Cuba. tales of love and excitement in the amorous island of Cuba Read more

The photo of the day

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Excellent report in Globe and Mail ROB

Today’s Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine has an interesting article entirtled A business-friendly Cuba gets a hand from Canada written... Read more

Cuba Libro: Havana’s 1st English-Language Bookstore & Café

Cuba’s first English-language bookstore and café, Cuba Libro. Read more

Scottish travellers arrived by chance – love Cuba now!

Louize and Kenny hail from Aviemore in the Sottish Highlands. They landed in Cuba as a result of a required change in... Read more

Museo Ernesto Hemingway’s Finca Vigia – A photo guided tour by AJ Twist

If you are planning a visit to Havana or are already there, including the Museo Ernesto Hemingway as one of your activities... Read more

Janel and Steve – Cuba 2013

Shot entirely on the GoPro Hero3 Black Edition. My girlfriend and I took our first trip together down south and brought the... Read more

Señor Blanco’s walk on the wildside

I have always said that Havana is one of the safest cities in the world. During the day there are policemen on... Read more

Beyoncé and Jay-Z stroll in Havana

Last week international R&B/hip-hop superstar couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z made their way to Cuba to celebrate their 5th Wedding anniversary. The international press... Read more

Casas particulares and hotels – your favourites

Here’s a place where you can tell us about your favourite hotel or Casa particular. Read more

Bank of Nova Scotia building on OReilly in Havana

Today Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia, now ScotiaBank, is active throughout the Caribbean. It was the first of Canada’s bank to establish... Read more

It’s easy to subscribe to Cubaplus magazine

For the past five years Taina Communications of Vancouver has worked with Prensa Latina SA, the Latin American News Agency, to publish... Read more

Postcard from Havana

Havana is a very special place. It's unique in the Caribbean, perhaps in the world with its combination of colonial architecture, tropical ambience and the feelings of a large urban environment. place to visit in cuba Read more

My crazy Coco Taxi ride

What an experience!  I had taken coco taxi rides here and there in Havana before, but this one was epic. Standing on... Read more

Those wonderful Cuban cars – a photo album

There are so many fabulous cars in Cuba Read more

Explaining Cuba’s two currencies, somewhat

it was interesting to see the system in action as the two of us paid in decidedly different ways. Find out what money you need in Cuba. Read more

Our Cuban Photo Album

Hola photographers!!! Got a photo from Cuba to share? Send it along to and tell us where you took it. We’ll... Read more

Diving in Cuba – Any suggestions?

“We are looking into a one-week diving vacation in Cuba for February 2013. Any suggestions? How about “Maria La Gorda”? A little... Read more

Going to Cuba

We are going to Cuba (from Sweden) Read more

cocktail menu on bar

Reader hotel, dining and drinking tips

Do you have a favorite place to enjoy Cuban life? A hotel or place to stay that was great, a special place to dine or enjoy a cocktail? It might be in Havana or beyond. Read more

tradition apeado original music video

RosaCSB sent us a great video – have a look

Here’s a video from our new Twitter friend (we’re  @visit_cuba)  . There’s a great video link in it!   We welcome you... Read more

baseball field beisbol fan

Great new post by AJ Twist, beisbol fan, today

Here’s a couple of AJ’s  shots that didn’t fit into the post…. Read more

Can you jam in Cuba

Our reader Debbie writes – My partner and I are coming to Havana in early Sept 2012 for 7 days, he\’s a... Read more

a couple of photos

    VC write John Morris sent along a couple of photos from Havana. The lady is a flute player in a... Read more

Help in identifying locations in 1950\’s films

I would appreciate any help that you could give me in identifying places seen in various films my grandparents took of Havana... Read more

Bronze Medal in the Travel Guidebook Category at the IPPY Awards in New York. contributor wins IPPY Award

Chen Lizra just won a Bronze Medal in the Travel Guidebook Category at the IPPY Awards Read more