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what to do in Havana fo a day

What to do in Havana for a day? One day is not enough to go deeper and experience the Cuban life truly but it is certainly sufficient to get Havana under your skin.

visit Gudeloupe

Guadeloupe has been on my radar ever since I watched the tv series Death in Paradise. The French Antilles are one part of the Caribbean that is extraordinary because of the mix between French, Creole and East Indian cultures. It’s a heavenly-looking part of the world with a vibrant way of life that can be felt easily in the everyday life and on the streets…

Seattle must see landmarks

Seattle, the city of Boeing and Microsoft, the Gold Rush and Starbucks, doesn’t sound as a destination that must be visited. Not to the international visitors anyway. We all dream about New York, Grand Canyon or Miami. But often the less-popular tourist destinations are the ones that surprise us. These Seattle must see landmarks and attractions prove that the city is an intriguing and diverse universe of activities where everyone will find something to enjoy and remember.

7 reasons to visit Colombia

If you have not planned your big trip for the year y, I recommend you consider Colombia, a country many say to be one of the most beautiful in all of South America. I hope these seven reasons to visit Colombia will be enough to convince you to take the trip. 

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I always wanted to see Quebec province in winter. But why visit Montreal? It came out that there are plenty of reasons to spend at least a week in one of the best Canadian cities…

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Get your hiking shoes on because we have put together a collection of “Bucket List” of the best hikes for solo female travelers in the US. The hikes selected are within monitored National Parks which means that they are very safe, even when hiking alone…

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In a search for new destinations, destinations that are both well touristy developed and having a strong policy in terms of responsible travel, I discovered a place that, although well known to many, is far from the point to be overcrowded and stressful.

10 reasons to visit Cuba right now

These 10 reasons to visit Cuba are my attempt to make you take this trip as soon as possible, before the country changes and globalization hits its core value – simplicity.

rooster fight in Cuba

There are moments in life when circumstances catch you so surprisingly that you can’t even react. Even if you understand what happens around you…

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While Cuba becomes much more accessible for tourists from all over the world and its authenticity will start to fade with the masses of tourists, there are still places that keep this untouched and absolutely authentic mix of Caribbean roots and Communist reality.

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The most beautiful museum in Cuba is the Romantic museum, located right at front of the beautiful Plaza Mayor. Many people see it just like a beautiful house, which it is, and pass by without entering inside this jewelry box…

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Havana is not just a city but a whole world. Despite that the Valley of Vinales is my favorite place in Cuba, Havana is so abounding with colors, culture and life that one day is not enough to explore it and understand it…

“Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.” – Anthony Bourdain. The food and drinks in Cuba are one of the things you will remember best from your trip to the Caribbean country.

cars in cuba

Cuba is one of my favorite destinations and the old American cars, which can be seen everywhere, painted in bright, saturated colors, definitely ad to the feeling of light and extravagant island life. At least from the tourist perspective. Here are some beautiful examples of these vintage cars that can be seen only in CUBA!

This Cuban recipe is simple, easy to prepare and yet tasty and can fit any occasion – for family holiday, Sunday brunch with friends or movie night with white wine with your love one. Thanks to Jorge, Raul and Glenn from Three Guys from Miami for share it with us!

Vinales Valley - Cuba

This post I wrote in Cuba in the evening after spending an incredible day in Viñales Valley. Although in my eyes this valley is heaven on earth, I best remember the hours spent in the tobacco farm.

what to buy in Cuba

During my trip to Cuba, many original items caught my attention in markets, state shops, farms and even in hotels. Here I have listed the most interesting of them so that you know what to look for in Cuba when deciding on gifts shopping. Take them home as a treasured memory of this Caribbean country changing so rapidly in the recent years…

wandering in Trinidad

Wandering the streets of Trinidad, one finds herself immersed in another time when the slaves were working in the sugar fields and Spanish showed their wealth by importing French furniture and Bohemian crystal from Europe…