Havana, Cuba

Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to Havana, Cuba.

Casa Particulares – Lodging in Havana Cuba

Cuba is unique in every possible way. When you visit the gorgeous country/island you leave all that you know about traveling behind and enter a fully new experience! This starts with lodging in Cuba. You can certainly stay at any … Continue reading

Street Performers of Havana Vieja, Cuba – Photo Essay

Cuba is known to have some of the best performers and artists in the world. They don’t only display their talents in concert halls or art galleries. I found the most amount of performers – of all sorts – in … Continue reading

Buildings and Plazas of Havana Vieja, Cuba – Photo Essay

Havana Vieja in Cuba made the biggest impression on me. You can literally get lost for hours here. This was my favorite way to spend time, walking around the closed off streets where no cars were permitted enjoying the people … Continue reading

People of Havana Vieja, Cuba – Photo Essay

The main thing that makes Cuba stand out is not it’s interesting and some-what turbulent, revolutionary past. But it’s the People of Cuba! Cuban Family – Havana Vieja Food Vendor Havana Vieja   Selling Pets in Havana Vieja   Cuban … Continue reading

Oddities of Havana Vieja, Cuba – Photo Essay

Cuba is known for its people, artists, musicians and so much more. There is no end to it’s colorfulness and oddities! Art Gallery Havana Vieja Murals and Artwork in Cuban Lobbies   Che and Cuba History   The Original Dive … Continue reading

Daily Life and People of Havana, Cuba – Photo Essay

The people of Cuba are more interesting than any architecture you will encounter. People watching and people interaction should be a top activity of your trip! Garlic and Onion Local Seller Fruit Stand Vendors   Havana Centro Street   Locals … Continue reading

Buildings and Plazas of Havana, Cuba – Photo Essay

Havana, Cuba will surprise you with the amazing buildings and grandeur. You can find fortress to colonial style buildings to modern buildings. It’s a place that will simply bedazzle you! EL Morro Fort Partagas – Cigar Factory   Cuba Capital … Continue reading

National Hotel of Cuba, Havana – Photo Essay

Havana Cuba has quite a few landmarks but none stand as tall as the 1930’s built National Hotel of Cuba. You will find it bordering Varadero and Havana Centro overlooking the Malecon and the Fort. This is a great hotel to … Continue reading

Vehicles of Cuba – Photo Essay

Where else can you ride in a classic 50’s cab and know it’s not done for a touristic purposes? How about a motorcycle with an extra compartment on the side since it’s become a family vehicle? Only Havana, Cuba! Cuban … Continue reading

Travel Guide to Cuba – Where to Stay and What to See in Havana

Havana is Cuba’s capital city and founded by the Spaniards in the 16th century. It boasts an eclectic society, old buildings, classic cars, Caribbean culture, dancing and music. This is truly a kid friendly country and there is practically no … Continue reading

Discovering Havana Cuba – With the Family – Video of the Week

There is so much to see and do in Havana, Cuba that you can spend months in just one area. My favorite spot by far was Havana Vieja, the small streets that curl and whirl all around, are perfect for … Continue reading

Casa Particular 1932, Havana Centro, Cuba – Photo Essay

Casa Particulares are Cuba’s version of B&B’s. You stay with a family either in a separate area of the house/apartment. Or, depending on your tastes, you can stay right with them (but still in a separate room). This was my … Continue reading

La Guarida Paladar, Havana Centro, Cuba – Photo Essay

Paladares of Cuban version of privately owned restaurant! You can get any kind of treat. But I was in for a shock when I entered the building where La Guarida is located. The building is all marble with amazing stairwells … Continue reading

Coppelia – World Famous Cuban Ice Cream – Havana, Cuba – Photo Essay

Cubans are crazy for ice cream. With the heat beating down on them and lots of time, they go to their favorite ice cream shop – Coppelia! There are two ways you can get in. If you have the Cuban … Continue reading

Callejon De Hamel, Havana Cuba – Photo Essay

Every Sunday at noon Callejon de Hamel comes to life with African music, African dance and African soul. It is one of the best attractions to experience in Havana and it’s totally free! Entrance to Callejon de Hamel Drumming Boys … Continue reading

Unraveling the Mystery of Eating Out in Cuba – Restaurants in Havana

Where to eat in Cuba while on vacation? That’s a good question since they have such a wide variety of choices, other than the obvious places you normally visit. There is so much more than just restaurants in Havana. Get … Continue reading

Things To Do In Havana, Cuba

The amount of things to see and things to do in Havana, Cuba will surprise you with it’s enormity! Where to start is always a big question for me, and when you are traveling with kids it’s better to have … Continue reading

Getting Around Havana and Transport in Cuba

This must be one of the best parts of traveling to Cuba. At least it was for my family. For a country that still resembles what it once was in the 1950’s, only a lot more abandoned, you will be … Continue reading

Travel to Havana, Cuba with Kids

Traveling with kids anywhere is a challenge. And my family and I have done quite a lot of traveling with our two sons (one year old and seven) to many Latin American Countries. But only for our Cuba family vacation … Continue reading

How To Plan Havana Trips, Cuba

Remember this – traveling to Cuba – YOU HAVE TO BE FLEXIBLE! There is a saying that I actually rarely listen to or use in my life, but for Cuba it just seemed too appropriate: If you want to make … Continue reading