Jess Rauchenstein

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Gymtimidation: what if you don’t fit in at the gym?

Deborah Coughlin, size 22, has joined and quit more gyms than she can count. Could she fall for kitesurfing and street dance instead?<p>There are some mid-market gyms where you’re discouraged from bringing your own towels. This prevents people like me sullying their uniform fluffy whiteness with my …


DoYogaWithMe Streams Hundreds of Yoga Videos for Free

Ready to build your strength, flexibility, and balance with yoga? You’ll find yoga videos scattered across the web, but one site you might want to …

10 Interesting Facts About Cuba

I am fresh off the plane from Cuba and despite my significant research before hand, travel in the country surprised me in many different ways. <b>10</b> …

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Cuba: readers share their travel tips

Crystal clear waterfalls, lush national parks and historic towns are some of our readers’ favourite places on the beguiling island of Cuba<p>Enter our weekly readers’ competition and you could win a £200 voucher Instagram snapshots: Fabio Signorile in Cuba<p><b>Winning tip:</b> <b>Remedios</b><p>To experience an old Cuban …


Exploring Viñales, Cuba's scenic backyard

The Valle de Viñales is a stunning national park blessed by fertile rust-red soil, layered in chartreuse green expanses of tobacco plantations and studded by precipitous limestone buttresses of rock. It offers Cuba’s very best hiking, climbing, caving and vistas, based around the tranquil farming …


Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

havana. looks just like you think, except surreal because it actually exists.

Doors and Windows in Cardenas, Cuba

Patria o Muerte: 7 Essential Cuba-Set Films

With a move meant to alleviate fifty-four years of tension, President Obama eased a number of travel and trade restrictions with the island nation of …

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“Unseen Cuba”by Marius Jovaisa: A Photographer’s Stunning Aerial Views

<b>Raul A. Reyes writes about the stunning aerial photographs of Cuba by Marius Jovaisa, who recently released his large-format book, Unseen Cuba.</b> …


Havana city guide: what to see plus the best new bars, restaurants and hotels

The beautiful Cuban capital is finally coming in from the cold as relations with the US thaw, state controls loosen and a wave of optimism and creativity is unleashed. Go now, says Lydia Bell<p>• Readers share their tips on places to go in Cuba<p>The streets are alive with the sound of jackhammers. It …


My City: Havana, Cuba

One recent night in <b>Havana</b>, I stared out the window of my friend’s house in the now faded middle-class Vedado neighborhood. A weary 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air wheezed past, trailed by a beaten-up Soviet-era Lada taxi rattling over the potholes. The air smelled sweetly of mimosa and, vaguely, mildew. …

Havana’s crumbling yet beautiful interiors photographed by Michael Eastman

Michael Eastman has established himself as one of the world’s leading contemporary photographic artists. The self-taught photographer has spent four …

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Daily life in Havana, Cuba

The best bars and restaurants in Havana and Trinidad, Cuba – according to local B&B owners

Airbnb recently arrived in Cuba … and who better to give local tips than the owners of the homes where photographer Matt Humphrey and writer Ben Gallacher stayed?<p>More of Matt Humphrey’s Havana photographs Readers’ travel tips for Cuba<p>Cubans have long been in the habit of welcoming guests into their …


6 Best Nightlife Spots in Havana

From classic bars to late-night clubs to impromptu dance parties, the rum flows when the sun goes down.<p>When the sun sets over the malecón (Havana's …


Cuba: Beans, rice, classic cars and some very good food - Inside Scoop SF

“You’re going to get really tired of beans and rice, and the food is really bland,’’ is a statement I heard repeatedly from friends who’d been to Cuba.<p>I was there last week and part of it was true – I did have beans and rice at just about every meal – but the food was “bland” only if you compare it …


Where to Eat and Drink in Havana, Cuba

Cuba got you curious? You’re going to need a few pointers. Our guide to the top home restaurants, must-try cocktails, and which currency to buy will make you an expert first-time traveler in no time.<p>If you’ve always wondered what Cuba was like beyond cigars and vintage cars, start packing: It’s …

7 Days in Cuba on $700

What things cost for travelers in a country where cash is king.<p>Below the departures level at JFK's JetBlue terminal, in a corner near baggage claim, a queue was forming. Right now, there's only one flight from New York to Havana per week—a JetBlue charter operated by Cuba Travel Services—and …


Cuba: Travel + Leisure’s 2015 Destination of the Year

When <i>T+L</i> sent writer Gary Shteyngart and photographer Frederic Lagrange to Cuba in January 2015, there was little way of knowing just how rapidly, or …


Why You Should Visit Vietnam

Before heading to Vietnam, I met several people who have been there before and most of them were very unimpressed. They described the country as …