Santiago de Cuba Carnival: a typical party in Cuba.

By Mayté Solano Gómez Cuba is a country of tobacco, rum and coffee, but tropical island as it is, music, dancing and happy and party loving people are allways present. That is why, year after year, various popular festivals take…

Caribbean Festival 2020 in Cuba. A party that continues.

By Mayté Solano Gómez There are many cultural events that have been postponed around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic. That is the case in Cuba of the Fiesta del Caribe. However, this celebration of Caribbean culture will not…

Gibara: a corner to explore in the north of eastern Cuba

By Mayté Solano Gómez Cuba is an island with extraordinary natural wealth. Many are the sites known for their beauty and heritage value. However, there are many other places of incredible beauty that foreign visitors don´t known. One of those…

Trinidad: The Great Natural Park Topes de Collantes (IV)

By Mayté Solano Gómez We have already explored Trinidad and its attractions. Also known as the ‘City Museum‘ and a World Heritage site since 1988, it is considered one of the main tourist destinations in Cuba. We have talked about…

Trinidad: Museums, beaches and nature (III)

By Mayté Solano Gómez Halfway between the historic city center and Ancón beach is the Valle de los Ingenios in Trinidad. It consists of an extensive plain of more than 250 km² and includes the valleys of San Luis, Agabama-Méyer…

Cuba enters the recovery stage. Living with the coronavirus.

Since the appearance of the 1st case of coronavirus in March to date, Cuba has developed several ways to combat the pandemic. Each of them is linked to the stages defined for defeating the disease. Last Wednesday, June 10th, the…

Trinidad: a sun and beach destination in Cuba (II)

By Mayté Solano Gómez We recently showed, through this blog, Trinidad as a historical city with a rich heritage, history destination. Now we will look at Trinidad as a seaside destination, with its charming beaches, as well as its main…

Cuban Rum Festival is postponed to 2021

By Mayté Solano Gómez Cuba is famous for its people … but also for tobacco and Cuban rum. Every year there are activities associated with these flagship products. Recently, in February 2020, the International Havana Festival took place. With the…

Tropical cyclones in Cuba. What to expect in this 2020.

By Mayté Solano Gómez Between the months of June and November, each year, we expect tropical cyclones in Cuba. Sometimes more intense, sometimes less, a high level of expertise has already been developed on the island for coping with them….

TRINIDAD: MUSEUMS, BEACHES AND NATURE (I)

By Mayté Solano Gómez Trinidad is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Cuba. It is a fact that this region with an area of only 1,155 km² and a population of approximately 17,700 inhabitants, has everything or almost…