Będę w Wami szczera. Kiedy po raz pierwszy pojechałam na Kubę (i po raz drugi, i po raz trzeci) miałam taki naiwny obraz wyspy. Nie zmieniło się to nawet kiedy już poznałam Fidela i jeździłam go odwiedzać. Zawsze wynajmowałam kwatery u lokalsów i w pewnym momencie nawet zaczęło mi się wydawać, że przecież ja znam … Continue reading 🇵🇱 Mieszkanie u Kubańczyków vs mieszkanie z Kubańczykami
Category: Cuban Culture
🇵🇱 Jak się bawią Kubańczycy
Wiele osób odwiedzających Kubę myśli, że na każdym kroku spotka grajków rodem z Buena Vista Social Club, którzy będą grać na każdym rogu, a Kubańczycy będą pląsać do rytmów sonu i jeszcze zapraszać w te tany przechodzących turystów. No nie do końca. Tak samo jak nie zobaczycie kolejek Kubańczyków ustawiających się do Bodeguita del Medio … Continue reading 🇵🇱 Jak się bawią Kubańczycy
🇬🇧 Why do we all want to live in Cuba?
Cuba is one of these places that steal your heart in a second really. I hear all the time people saying that they would love to live there. I know it's easy to say when you're on holidays, stay in comfortable B&B's, drink your cocktails and don't have to worry about anything. But I have … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Why do we all want to live in Cuba?
🇬🇧 Sweet 15
Every culture has its own age which marks a person and it´s border line between one´s childhood and adulthood. For Europeans is turning 18, for Americans 21. For Cubans, as well as to other Latin countries - 15 called Quinceañera. But it applies to girls only. Boys don't get to have their big, magic, exaggerate party. … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Sweet 15
🇬🇧 Religion in Cuba
Most of Cubans are considered Catholic. However Cuban churches are empty. Most of people has wives and husbands. But nobody is actually getting married. Cubans laugh at Catholics prayers. But they are sure that rolling a coconut around the house will scare the bad spirits away. So what do Cubans believe in? Catholicism in Cuba … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Religion in Cuba
🇬🇧 Some Cultural Differences Between Cuba and Europe
Few cultural differences between Cuba and Europe. This is what I've noticed when living in Cuba (with Cuban).
🇬🇧 Cuban Salsa
I wanted to write about Salsa so many times. Trust me. But the truth is I never knew where to start. Salsa and dancing in general are such a strong elements of Cuban culture. I could write here about the history and influences but I won't. I will tell you what salsa is all about. … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Cuban Salsa
🇬🇧 My top 10 Cuban songs.
Even if there's much much more than 10. Cuba is all about music. Salsa, son, reggaeton are played everyday at Cuban houses, work, schools, streets. Just everywhere. Want to feel a Cuban vibe? When you come back from work today put these on and enjoy your Friday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raRqgKqIM3M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oMfwHYSRIk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG-UFkxF2LA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpbfrdYCSXo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gguMSmJvym0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxCMorGXBXA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBNgDYJjZP8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTiLpx6oons … Continue reading 🇬🇧 My top 10 Cuban songs.
🇬🇧 Things I´ve learned from Cubans
Living in Cuba with Fidel it´s been a learning process. Cubans are so open and easy going that in no time I´ve became a part of the family. There are so many things that still annoys me but I have definitely learn some things one day I take with me to Europe. And here it … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Things I´ve learned from Cubans
I´ve been living in Cuba for almost three months now. It´s enough to have by now my own opinion on this nation. After living with Cubans, partying with Cubans I came to some conclusions: 1) Cubans know the concept of sharing like nobody else. Seriously, they help each other, they share everything they have even … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Cubans