Cuba’s International Dance Festival kicks off next Monday in Havana

Cuban music is renowned the world over for its intoxicating rhythms, frantic dancing and infectious beats. Which is why now it’s a great time to book a Cuba holiday (even better if it’s staying in a casa particular in Havana)…

Apple draws inspiration from Cuban surfers to show off the iPhone XS’ filming capabilities

Here at CubaCasa we might be all about casas particulares but our hearts swell when we hear about the raw, real Cuba being exposed through amateur documentaries like Apple’s “Ola Cubana” (Cuban Wave) a video documentary entirely shot on the…

Can you drive a 50s classic car in Cuba?

Many tourists planning to embark on Cuba holidays dream about those romantic rides around the city on a convertible vintage car. Now, more than ever the majority of those travelling to Cuba boast about their time on the island with…

Prince Charles is in Havana!

It’s already happened. As of 5 p.m. on Sunday, His Royal Highness, Prince Charles had arrived in Havana accompanied by his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall to embark on an official visit at the request of the British government…

Havana mini-itineraries – Exploring Chinatown in Centro Habana

Most Havana itineraries start in the old part of town and take you around its colourful meandering streets, full of beautifully restored colonial marvels sitting side by side to equally stunning but sadly decayed buildings. And while there are plenty…

Hollywood stars Susan Sarandon and Owen Wilson enjoy Cuba holidays in Havana

It’s no secret to anyone that Cuba, in recent years, has been quite the star magnet and that U.S. celebrities have been parading down Havana to enjoy Cuba holidays since Obama first opened the door to Cuba travel with his…

Travel to Havana this April and treat your senses to the city’s biggest biannual art fest!

To the delight of casa particular owners all over the city, Havana Biennial 2019 is set to kick off on 12 April giving way to a month-long celebration of contemporary Cuban and international art that will add even more colour…

Cuba says Yes to new constitution – how changes in legislation will impact travel and casas particulares

Good news for Cuban entrepreneurs such as our casa particular owners! As we announced on an earlier blog post, Cuba voted on a series of amendments to its 1967 constitution last 24th February with the winning vote announced the following…

Cuban capital gears up to the celebration of Havana World Music Festival later this month

Beyond having the most eclectic variety of casas particulares in all of Cuba, Havana is no doubt the epicentre of Cuban music (although it is in fierce competition with Santiago de Cuba, the cradle of popular Cuban rhythms like “son”…

Cuba reports one million foreign tourist arrivals just two months into 2019

It looks like at Cuba Casa we’re not the only Cuba travel specialist who has been getting increasingly busy since the start of 2019 with a growing interest in our varied array of casas particulares in Cuba (when it comes…