Cuba, Travel

Giving Cubans a voice

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a while and initially decided against it when I wrote my Cuba series a few weeks back. Why? I don’t want to get political and I I didn’t want to betray anyone’s trust. Locals opened up to us and told us their stories, though they could potentially be… Read More Giving Cubans a voice

Cuba, Travel

The Cubans we met

The Cubans we met were the most welcoming, kindest and friendliest people I had met in a long time. From hosts – who let us make their home our own – to guides, taxi drivers, travel agents and waitresses, they were all lovely and genuinely helpful. However, the reason this topic is interesting for me… Read More The Cubans we met

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Cuba’s classic cars

What would Cuba be without its classic cars? They shape the streets and give the country a unique flair – and smell… The classic 1950s American cars give the city an elegance from another era. The cars held together by duct tape and the ones with rusting coating have just as much character as the… Read More Cuba’s classic cars

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Havana’s faces

Now that I started to write about Cuba, I got obsessed with writing about what the real Cuba means to me. Cuba is on the cusp of great change and where you see it the most is in Havana. Havana is a real metropolis that makes you feel like a time traveller and is a… Read More Havana’s faces