Alicia Ixchel Conrique

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Beyond Rice and Beans - Unravelling the Cuban Food Myth

If there’s one thing you are bound to hear before going to Cuba it is something derogatory about the food. Beans, chicken and beans, rice and beans, …

Top 10 things to do in Trinidad, Cuba

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad, Cuba, was built on the back of the 19th-century sugar and slave trade. At its zenith, in 1827, one of the 56 sugar mills in the region harvested the biggest cane haul in the world — just under a million kilos of white pressed crystals. This enormous, …

Left alone in Cuba

<b>Sylvia Lamb, Dorset , writes</b><br>Last summer I booked an 11-day Best of Cuba escorted coach tour through The Holiday Place. It cost £1,974, including the single supplement. In late July I travelled to Havana, where I was met by a guide, Vladimir, and the driver of an ancient Datsun Cherry.<p>Vladimir told …

Havana: a girl's guide to the best shops, hotels and restaurants

<b>Stay</b><p>If you fancy staying at the smartest address in town then it has to be the Hotel Saratoga. It even has a swimming-pool on the roof. From £125 (hotel-saratoga.com)<p>To experience the real Havana stay in a casa particular, Cuba’s answer to the bed and breakfast. Try casaparticularcuba.org (Casa …

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Cuba travel guide

Cuba<p>Best for: The beach, romance, watersports, partying, culture and history, nature, escapism.<p>The Caribbean’s most fascinating country: a heady mix of faded Spanish colonial cities, sputtering Fifties Cadillacs, wonderful live music, world-class cigars and an arcane communist system. The recent …

Cuba: at home on another planet

An island close to one of the world’s giant economies. A proud history of seafaring, war and extravagant wealth. A defiantly idiosyncratic currency system. A people noted for dogged determination to do things their way. Yes, Britain is very much like Cuba.<p>Maybe that’s why, despite being so very …

Cuba: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

This week's winning tip<p><b>Novel view</b><p>Before visiting, read Elmore Leonard’s historical novel Cuba Libre. Set just after the sinking of the battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor on February 15 1898, this bloodthirsty story brings the locations, landmarks and history alive. At El Patio in Cathedral Plaza …

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Scuba Diving in Cuba

TRINIDAD, CUBA, Feb 10<p>By Nicolas Lakoff<p>© Copyright 2010-2017<p>In February 2010 I had a chance to return to Cuba but this time I wouldn’t be alone. A …

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WOWCuba, Turismo en Cuba, Hospedaje, Alquiler de autos y bicicletas

Any doubt or reservations you have will quickly be forgotten once you’re in the care of WoWCuba / MacQueen’s.<p>They can make local arrangements in Cuba …

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Why should you take advantage of the free volunteer abroad excursion on your Grad Trip in Cuba? We’ve done our best to narrow it down to the top 5! …

The Island of Stopped Clocks: Inside Cuba 50 Years after the Revolution

<i>In a museum in Havana there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus,</i> <i>“one when he was a boy and one when he was a man.”</i> –Mark Twain<p>The man in the …

41 reasons to visit Cuba

05 May2012<p>Traveling around South America and Central America, I met people from all over the world and all of them planned to visit different …

How Much Does It Cost to Travel in Cuba?

Many people are surprised that Cuba is not a cheap country to travel in. The average Cuban salary is around $25 a month after all, and travellers …

I’m sick of big resorts – how do I see the real Cuba?

With its photogenic reputation for vintage cars, effervescent residents and Spanish colonial architecture, Cuba tops the sun destination list of many Canadians. Despite its unique lures, however, visitors often take the easy route and stay in beach resorts that could be almost anywhere in the …

María la Gorda: The perfect place to dive in Cuba

<b>María la Gorda: The perfect place to dive in Cuba</b><br>More details: http://goo.gl/4dEv4<br>Located in the Guanahacabibes Biosphere Reserve, in western Cuba, it is the International Dive Center of María la Gorda (Mary the Fat), where divers can enjoy crystal-clear and warm waters that average between 24 and 30 degrees Celsius depending on the time of year. The hotel is named after Maria La Gorda an aboriginal Venezuelan woman who allegedly was abducted by pirates and left behind in this remote part of …

Book your accommodation in Cuba with Cuba Travel Network

Book your hotel in Cuba<p>Special deal: up to 30% off selected hotels in Havana and Varadero<p>Hotel Iberostar Parque Central, Havana<p>Havana - Old …

Book your accommodation in Cuba with Cuba Travel Network

• We're Cuban! We know the destination better than anyone.<br>• Each year we help more than 50,000 travelers like you.<br>• Largest network of trusted Cuba …

Tailor made Cuba tours, travel, hotels, cars and excursions

Book your trip to Cuba<p>SEARCH FOR<p>We are here to help<p>Hola! Whether you have a single question or a special request, we're here for you.<p>Why book with …

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Experience Cuba with Cuba Travel Network excursions

• We're Cuban! We know the destination better than anyone.<br>• Each year we help more than 50,000 travelers like you.<br>• Largest network of trusted Cuba …

Book your accommodation in Cuba with Cuba Travel Network

Book your hotel<p>Read More<p>There’s no better way to get to know the real Cuba and the Cuban lifestyle than staying in a 'casa particular' (or private …

Create your individual Cuba tour with Cuba Travel Network

• We're Cuban! We know the destination better than anyone.<br>• Each year we help more than 50,000 travelers like you.<br>• Largest network of trusted Cuba …

The changing food scene in Cuba

I predict more exciting changes in the culture of food in Cuba for 2013 and beyond. #Cuba #food #travel #changes #excitingfuture

Private food markets gradually see the light of day in Cuba

<i>By Marc Frank, Reuters</i><p>Cubans are building private food distribution networks from the farm through to retail outlets as communist authorities gradually dismantle the state's monopoly on the purchase and sale of agricultural products.<p>The country's first wholesale produce market is up and running on …

Favorite Places: Cuba | Trip Logic

<b>Today’s favorite place is from Andrea MacEachern of Another Day of Grace</b><p>Andrea’s Favorite Place: Cuba<p>Why She Loves Cuba<p>“Cuba is so untouched by the …

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Cuba Sailing – 5 Great Reasons Why you Should Yacht Charter in Cuba

5<p>Cuba as a Yacht Charter Destination<p>Last Chance to see…<p>We only really learned about sailing in Cuba recently. Although many of our team have had …

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Top 5 Reasons to go to Cuba Now

Cuba is a country in motion and I don’t just mean the various modes of transport you’ll find yourself taking. The fact that Cuba is slowly changing …

The next-gen tech magazine

Make your inner child squeal with this robotic racing set...<p>By Jack Parsons in News | |<p>Voice-controlled tech is hot right now, so it’s fitting that …