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Beautiful 1960s Old Havana Photos Archive

Black and White Havana Photos from 1960s As anyone reading this could plainly see, I am in love with Havana. This is a city that has more character than any other on earth. From the eccentric, generous people, the the old, charming architecture, there is always something wonderful to see in Havana, whether you are in [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Photo|4 Comments

Exploring Havana in an Old Cuban Taxi Car

I recently got back from a long trip to Havana in which I had a great opportunity to explore the city and take some great videos of interesting places. Over the next few weeks I will be posting all my new videos of the city, showing you some great, off the tourist path locations to [...]

By | 2017-05-25T04:03:56+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Exploring The Area Around The Cuban Capitol Building (El Capitolio)

Where is El Capitolio in Havana? El Capitolio, the Cuban Capitol building, is a large domed building, located on Prado street, on the border of Old Havana and Central Havana. It was modeled after the American Capitol building in Washington D.C. The large manicured campus directly beside the Capitolio building is called the Parque Central. Just [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 December 12th, 2014|Fun and Entertainment, Havana and Vedado|0 Comments

Top 6 Best Cheap Restaurants in Havana, Cuba

Popular and Cheap Restaurants in Havana   There are thousands of great restaurants in Havana. Walk around for five minutes and you are sure to find a good one. Despite what some guides might say, the average quality of food in Havana, especially the authentic Cuban cuisine, is extremely high. The core meals consist of [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Food and Restaurants|1 Comment

Cheap Vacation in Cuba For Under $30 Per Day

Tips For Saving Money in Cuba and Making A Budget As many of you have heard, Cuba is one of the top cheap vacation destinations in the world. This is especially the case if you book an all inclusive vacation from a discount online travel agency in Canada. On off peak times of the year (November to [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Fun and Entertainment, Havana and Vedado, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 3 Nightlife Party Spots in Havana, Cuba

The Best Places for Nighttime Action in Havana, Cuba Even if you’ve never been to Havana, you’ve probably heard stories about how Cubans love to party and have a great time. In many respects, Havana is one of the top party destinations in the world. But since the average Cuban local only earns about $30 [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Fun and Entertainment, Havana and Vedado|1 Comment

How To Take The Electric Hershey Train In Havana Cuba

Riding The Hershey Train in Havana Cuba Cuba used to have one of the most well developed railway networks in Latin America. By most accounts, the system is currently dilapidated, due to old infrastructure and decades of neglect. Many of the trains still run, but delays and breakdowns are frequent. As a mode of transportation, [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 October 14th, 2014|Fun and Entertainment, Havana and Vedado, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Is Cuba A Poor Country? What is the Average Salary?

How Poor is Cuba? The image above was being tossed around the internet a few days ago. It basically states that the average wage in Cuba works out to about 5 cents per hour. I have received a few emails from readers asking me if Cuba is really this poor? If the average citizen really makes [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Life|46 Comments

The Top 5 Discos and Bars in Havana, Cuba

The Top 5 Discos and Bars in Havana, Cuba   Havana is a city packed with action and overflowing with attractive, young people, eager to dance and have fun. Of all the major cities in the caribbean, I would easily consider it to have the best nightlife scene. There are literally hundreds of hot discos [...]

By | 2017-05-19T02:23:26+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Fun and Entertainment, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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