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‘Cuba was the opposite of everything I imagined’ JANUARY 7, 20175:35PM Kirrily Schwarz BARACK Obama’s visit to Cuba in March 2015 was historic, marking the end to decades of hostility between the two nations. Just five months later, in August, the first commercial flight left American soil for Havana, opening the island to mass […] Continue reading
In Cuba, No Cash for Gringos The question isn’t how much cash you need in Havana, but whether or not you brought it with you By Brady Dale • 12/14/16 8:11am When you don’t have much money in Havana, at least a pizza only runs about 10 national pesos (roughly $.50, in American money). It’s […] Continue reading
Viñales: The Cuban town that works on its own A thriving tourism economy spurs residents to be their own bosses Private guest houses and restaurants line the streets BY MIMI WHITEFIELD VIÑALES, CUBA María Pérez sells little wooden birds and straw hats to the tourists who visit an open-air market near this small town’s […] Continue reading
Interview with Mary Jo Porter If paradise ends where choice begins, as Arthur Miller observed, then our digital age fantasy of paradise as a tropical island with no Internet collapses with our choice to travel to one. The permanent inhabitants of such an island, who live without Internet access or the luxury of travel, would […] Continue reading
10 tips for visiting Cuba Rick Jervis, USA TODAY 6:35 p.m. EDT September 25, 2015 SANTIAGO DE CUBA — You’ve seen the TV images of embassies opening in Washington and Havana. You’re heard the stories of Cuban rumba parties and beaches. You’re ready to take a chance and head to an island that’s been off-limits […] Continue reading
7 things Americans should know about travel to Cuba By Patrick Oppmann, CNN Updated 2030 GMT (0330 HKT) September 22, 2015 Havana (CNN)While full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba were recently restored, many Americans still rightfully wonder what’s changed as a result of America’s new policy with the communist-run island nation. Since […] Continue reading
Cuentapropistas cubanos aprenden a lidiar con el estrés de la libre empresa MIMI WHITEFIELD LA HABANA Niuris Higueras bromea que su esposa dice que Atelier –el restaurante que ella comenzó con su hermano– es su verdadero esposo. En un esfuerzo por ver más a su familia, Higueras decidió mudarla a las habitaciones en la […] Continue reading
In Cuba, a challenge for people running their own businesses HAVANA Niuris Higueras jokes that her spouse calls Atelier — the Havana restaurant she started with her brother — her real husband. In an effort to see her family more, she’s decided to move them into the rooms in the back of her popular […] Continue reading
Airbnb cracking the Cuban market BY MIMI WHITEFIELD HAVANA Nathan Blecharczyk, a co-founder of Airbnb, leafed through the guest book at one bed and breakfast that had joined the lodging company’s network, tried a Cuba Libre in the roof-top bar of one of the city’s most fashionable private restaurants and climbed a spiral staircase […] Continue reading
How Airlines & Hotels Will Benefit From Cuban Tourism By Vanessa Page AAA | For many Americans, the word Cuba conjures up ideas of Guantanamo Bay, embargoes, and economic sanctions. For older generations, Cuba might elicit memories of the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, or even the Cuban Revolution. Going back further, […] Continue reading
The Castros’ New Friend [14-05-2015 22:57:34] James Kirchick ( Obama’s change of policy helps Cuba’s oppressive regime, not its democratic dissidents I’ve visited more than my fair share of dictatorships, but Cuba is the only one where travelers at the airport must pass through a metal detector uponentering, in addition to leaving, the country. Immediately […] Continue reading

U.S.-based Airbnb adding private Cuban homes to listings
04/02/2015 2:00 AM 04/02/2015 6:14 AM

Airbnb lets travelers book stays in a shipping container in the
Netherlands, a treehouse in Spain and a castle in Croatia.

And as of Thursday, the San Francisco-based company will add private
homes in Cuba known as casas… Continue reading

Cuba: de Disneylandia revolucionaria a Jurassic Park, por Miguel Santillana Martes, 27 de enero del 2015 Opinión. El investigador de Instituto del Perú de la USMP narra la evolución de La Habana en los últimos cuarenta años, según sus visitas a la isla. Cuando visité por primera vez La Habana por el 40 aniversario de […] Continue reading
Venta clandestina de paquetes de “Internet offline” arrasa en Cuba A la Isla la precede con razón la fama de tener uno de los peores accesos a Internet del mundo. La oferta de la TV estatal es pobre y monótona. Pero a la isla sí llegan series extranjeras gracias a la venta semanal del “paquete” […] Continue reading
Escapan jóvenes cubanos …virtualmente Fanáticos de los videojuegos se reunen sin consignas políticas, derrumbes, ni miserias lunes, julio 7, 2014 | Kabir Vegas Castellanos LA HABANA, Cuba -Las LAN Parties (Fiestas en Redes de Área Local) son un fenómeno relativamente reciente y poco conocido, pero que va tomando fuerza entre los jóvenes cubanos. Son organizadas […] Continue reading
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