Paradise Interrupted

Paradise Interrupted

In our final article about La Habana, we need to address the side of Cuba few magazines show you: the impact of communism/socialism on this island nation. To be sure, Cuba has had a history of corrupt dictators and organized criminals, not infrequently supported by...
Cuban Lifestyle

Cuban Lifestyle

Welcome to Cuban Lifestyle, the fourth article in our Cuban adventure! Cuban Food What can we tell you about food in Cuba?  Well, despite being an island, Cuba has very little seafood because the government owns all the commercial fishing boats and exports the...
Cuban Culture

Cuban Culture

Cuba has had a number of cities called La Habana. However, the current San Cristóbal de la Habana was founded on November 16, 1519, and has just celebrated its 500th birthday! It doesn’t look that old, does it? Anyway, welcome to our third article on Cuba, where...
Christmas in Cuba

Christmas in Cuba

Welcome to Christmas in Cuba, the second article in our Cuban adventure! Before we begin visiting interesting places and having fun experiences, let us address the burning issue that defines Cuban existence: What the hell is with these granny panties? For many girls...
Hanukkah in Habana

Hanukkah in Habana

Cuba has never been on our Vacation Bucket List, for no particular reason. Yes, we knew it was possible to travel there, even before the Cuban thaw—you fly to Mexico City, then to Havana; the Cubans stamp a slip of paper you keep in your passport, and you surrender it...
Mexico City – Part 3

Mexico City – Part 3

We continue our adventure in Ciudad de México with a trip to Museo Mural Diego Rivera. Museo Mural Diego Rivera Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez was a prominent Mexican painter and two-time husband to...