Blog posts tagged with 'festivals'

When is the best time of year to visit Cuba?

One question that is often asked by potential visitors to Cuba is “When is the best time of year to visit?” The short answer is: “Anytime, Cuba is amazing all year round!” And, indeed, it doesn’t matter what time of year you go, the buildings, the people, the music, the food, the culture, the beaches, it will be there. Cuba is Cuba, whatever time of year you decide to visit.

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Jeremy John Jeremy John
When is the best time of year to visit Cuba?
Enjoying Art in Havana – A Guide to the Best Places and Events
Diana Cabrera Diana Cabrera

Enjoying Art in Havana – A Guide to the Best Places and Events

Havana is ideal for travelers in search for lesser known, off-the-beaten-track places. In Cuba’s capital, there are no hidden clubs or elite-styled galleries. Art lies in plain sight here, especially in houses turned galleries in quirky neighborhoods.

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Romerias de Mayo: Holguín's Cultural Showcase
Rossana Young Rossana Young

Romerias de Mayo: Holguín's Cultural Showcase

Looking for an authentic insight into Cuban culture? Look no further than Romerias de Mayo.This eclectic arts and culture celebration takes place every May in Holguín, a charming city set in the beautiful and surprisingly little-visited East of the island

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Cuba, cigars and Churchill
Diana Cabrera Diana Cabrera

Cuba, cigars and Churchill

For centuries Cuba has been associated with fine cigars. Learn more about Cuban cigars and their link to one of the UK's most famous sons, Winston Churchill. Take a look now!

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Cuba's biggest literary event: everything you need to know
Diana Cabrera Diana Cabrera

Cuba's biggest literary event: everything you need to know

With the motto "leer es crecer" (reading is growing), Cuba's International Book Fair is one of the book-loving island's biggest cultural events. Here's the lowdown.

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The sounds of Cuba: Fiesta del Tambor
Diana Cabrera Diana Cabrera

The sounds of Cuba: Fiesta del Tambor

Life in Cuba is soundtracked by the Afro-Cuban rhythms of Rumba, Son, Timba, Guaguancó and everything in between. All these musical genres meet at Fiesta del Tambor. Read on and get ready to plan your trip to Cuba.

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