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...
Dreaming in Dominica

Dreaming in Dominica

We are dreaming of a tropical island covered in rain forests where we can relax and enjoy quiet beaches, unspoiled waterfalls, and healthy living. So, we are off to the island of Dominica! Let’s clarify some things.  It is pronounced dom-ih-NEE-kə. It is an...
Loving Saint Lucia

Loving Saint Lucia

We are on the island of Saint Lucia in the American Mediterranean Sea, and we are loving it! Saint Lucia is a sovereign island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.  Part of the Lesser Antilles, it covers...