Spanish King and Queen cause uproar in Havana – how to holiday like a royal in Cuba

It took them a long time. 500 years no less. Yet they made it in time for a grand celebration that marked the Cuban capital’s 500th anniversary. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived in Havana last Tuesday…

Andrea Bocelli to sing in Havana next month – time for a winter Cuba holiday!!

Still wondering whether now is a good time for a Cuba holiday and a stay in a Havana casa particular? Starting 16th November, the day when Havana officially turns 500 years old, a series of celebrations will take over the…

Spain’s king to visit Cuba to mark Havana’s 500th birthday

 Many Havana casa particular owners are in a flurry that next month their city will welcome royals. On the occasion of Havana’s half-century birthday, official sources have announced that the King of Spain, Felipe VI, along with his wife, Queen…

Trump strikes again hurting casa particular owners the most – U.S. to suspend all flights to Cuban cities other than Havana

Casa particular owners beyond Havana have been dealt another blow by the Trump administration. After the renewal of direct US-Cuba flights a little over 3 years ago, the Trump administration puts a new dampener on Cuba’s tourism industry by now…

Havana’s cultural calendar fills up in the last week of October – why now is a great time to book a casa particular!

There are only 21 days before Havana officially turns 500 years old and, in the lead-up to the big birthday celebrations the city’s cultural calendar has already started to fill up with a series of events, some paying tribute to…

A flavourful Cuba holiday for true coffee lovers – Lavazza celebrates Havana with limited-edition blend made from 100% Arabica Cuban beans

To mark the 500th anniversary of Havana’s foundation, Italian coffee brand, Lavazza has launched a limited-edition Cuban premium blend complete with Cuban artwork. The new ¡TIERRA! La Habana, narrates the city’s centuries-old story through 100% Arabica Cuban beans and original…

Varadero, Cuba’s most famous beach to become eco-friendly in 2020 after it being named second best in the world

Varadero, long-considered Cuba’s best beach and one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful, is one step closer to being declared the world’s number one beach after it climbed from third to second position on TripAdvisor’s ranking at the 2019 Travellers’ Choice…

FAC, Havana’s hottest nightlife and arts venue announces 2019 winter programme

Casa particular lovers, future guests and anyone looking to enjoy a Cuba holiday this winter, read on! Havana’s hottest nightlife venue has just announced its winter programme and it’s jam-packed with a variety of performances, from music concerts to dance…

Old Havana named one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world

Havana is officially cool (though we don’t need a publication to confirm it), so cool that one of its neighbourhoods has been named the coolest. We’re talking about Old Havana, also commonly referred to as the old town or the…

How to get from Havana to Viñales – the best transport options

So, you’ve got your eyes set on a cosy casa particular in Viñales overlooking amazing Cuban countryside and basking in provincial glory. The only thing is you’re not really sure what is the best way to get there from Havana….

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