I love backpackers. You all know I do. I am one of them. I went to so many places on the budget. But Cuba...Cuba is not one of those places I'm afraid. Prices in Cuba are quite high but still not very different from what we are use to. Why then we expect to pay … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Why isn’t Cuba a place for Backpackers?
Few cultural differences between Cuba and Europe. This is what I've noticed when living in Cuba (with Cuban).
Last time when visiting Havana I saw this sentence on one of the streets "Embargo is the longest genocide in human history". I wish I could take a picture but the taxi was too fast. It's been over two years since President Obama announced a progress in relations between the US and Cuba. It's been over … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Embargo. Americans. And how does it really look like now.
I've been thinking about this for a long time. But since it's been a year I actually fully joined a Cuban family it's time to write few things about it. Before I move to Cuba I was pretty independent. I was living alone, 3000 km from my hometown, had a job I liked, friends and … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Cuban Women
Some of you might have already heard about this policy established in 1995 by Bill Clinton as part of Cuban Adjustment Act. What did it mean for Cubans? Well, Cuban caught on the waters between the two nations (with "wet feet") was sent home or to a third country. One who makes it to shore … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Wet feet, dry feet
It's been a while since the last post but I just can't say nothing. After all it's an end of an era. Fidel died last night in Cuba. Fidel Castro obviously. We just got news this morning and spent all morning on Facebook watching news and Cubans celebrating around the world. I never though the … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Fidel is dead. Not mine fortunately.
Shopping in Cuba ain´t easy. Cuba still doesn´t have supermarkets and shops we´re use to. A lot of people would say for sure that is good and with all the western stuff Cuba would loose it charm. Would it really? Would the ability of buying everything you need for you family destroy Cuba? This is … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Living in Cuba: Shopping