🇬🇧 6 weird Cuban things

Moving to another country always means facing new customs, habits and superstitions. Here are the ones I found the most funny or interesting. 1. First shot of newly open bottle of ron is drunk by...the gods and the saints. Afro-Cuban gods like to party so the first shots are for them. What does it mean … Continue reading 🇬🇧 6 weird Cuban things

🇬🇧 My Big Laud Cuban Family

Coming from Polish family to a Cuban one, meanwhile having a great single life in Lisbon was a shock. It still is. I remember my parents talking about comunist Poland and remembering how everybody was different, how people cared about each other, how they didn't close the door because there were people stopping by couple … Continue reading 🇬🇧 My Big Laud Cuban Family

🇬🇧 Living in Cuba: living conditions

I wrote before how my rented little house looks like. Now I would like to show you how most of the Cubans live like. Beside of bigger cities most of the population live in the wooden houses. Wood is still the cheapest material and the construction is pretty easy and fast. Those houses are usually … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Living in Cuba: living conditions

🇬🇧 Things that changed since I moved to Cuba

It´s been 2 weeks since I moved to Viñales. Not a long time, I know. It still feels like a holiday sometimes. But living with Cubans instead of being locked in a hotel has already given me some lessons. This is how my life has already changed in past two weeks. 1. I'm not vegetarian … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Things that changed since I moved to Cuba

🇬🇧 Living in Cuba: food

Food in Cuba is rather...limited. In all the ways. In one hand there's rationing system so things like rice, eggs, oil, beans are provided and may be bought for "libreta" which is a little book where it's written how much of each product you have a right to buy. Since Cuba almost don't import anything … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Living in Cuba: food