This time something different. I love Cuba but there are definitely some tourist traps over there. And I would be grateful If someone told me this before I first traveled to Cuba. Of course this is totally my opinion. We're all different and some people may enjoy things in Cuba that I don't. What not … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Where not to go. What not to do.
First of all I use to be a vegetarian myself. I became one when I was 16 and for years I've not put any meat of fish in my mouth. And then I moved to Portugal and started to eat fish and see food. How can you not, when living in a ocean faced paradise. … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Cuba for vegetarians
"My colleagues told me Cuba is dirty, poor and miserable so I won't go there anytime soon". That's what I've heard from my doctor this week. Yes, Cuba is dirty and poor but if you're not one of these people who are scared of that stuff scroll down, visit Cuba and: 1. Enjoy Havana 2. … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Few reasons to visit Cuba this year
Going to Cuba? Awesome. It's my favorite place in the world 🙂 As a lot of people go to Cuba with high expectations and low budget, they come back disappointed. This is how you can avoid this and enjoy your time on the beautiful Island. It's the 3rd world country you're about to visit. 4 … Continue reading 🇬🇧 How to prepare yourself for travelling in Cuba
Cayo Jutías is another Cuban paradise. It was my first time at the beach since I got here 2 months ago. Sometimes it´s hard to believe I live on the island...seriously. Cayo Jutías is located only 60 km northwest from Viñales but but is not easy to reach. There´s no public transport going there. So … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Cayo Jutías
On the June 1st the hurricane season officially began. I´m not really excited about this new season in Cuba. In 2008 when Katrina passed by on its way to USA Fidel´s home as homes of thousands of Cubans got totally destroyed and the family had to move in to a smaller wooden house. Two days … Continue reading 🇬🇧 It´s a hurricane time!
Fidel took me to Puerto Esperanza the other day. This little town is located 25 km north from Viñales and it's a place to go if you're "I don't like to go to touristic places" type of traveler. Puerto Esperanza means Port of Hope and I guess people living there really need one. Viñales is … Continue reading 🇬🇧 Puerto Esperanza
Things to do in the western part of Cuba. The best places to visit if you're heading west. 1) Las Terrazas A lot of people stop in Las Terrazas on the way to Viñales. As my friend Hampus said, it´s a weird, soviet style, utopian community. And I could not explain it better. Las Terazzas … Continue reading 🇬🇧 West from Havana
You´re visiting the bautiful valley of Viñales? Great. Then this post is for you. Viñales is a pretty popular place to visit. It´s the place of tabaco planations Cuba´s famous for. But no worries, even if you are not the only visitor here, it´s so relaxed and calm that you won´t notice that the area … Continue reading 🇬🇧 What to do around Viñales
Moving to Cuba. How to make it happen So if you ever went on an amazing holiday to Cuba and loved how beautiful it was, how musical it was and met the locals probably the thought of moving there crossed your mind. Like it crossed mine. Let´s be honest. There´s no easy way to do … Continue reading 🇬🇧 How to move to Cuba