COVID-19 Update

Blog

You are here

share  

Sep

29

A Visit to Las Terrazas

Located in Pinar del Rio, in the Sierra del Rosario mountain range, Las Terrazas is a community that was built in the late 1960’s, as part of a plan to restore an area devastated by 19th century French coffee plantations and heavy deforestation.

Sep

09

Street Parties and Sunsets

I’ve never seen a sunset look like that, it was almost as if it was engulfed in pink flames, but ultimately what set it aside, was the way those pink flames were met by the calming blue waters of the Caribbean Sea – simply stunning.

Aug

26

My Adventure to Cuba: Part 1

My toes touched the tarmac and there it was, right in front of me – history. I’ll never forget my first impression of Cuba; it was of Tom, the Director of insightCuba, in the most warming of embraces with his Cuban counterpart. What struck me about this embrace was that it felt as though it was being shared amongst brothers, the closest of brothers, who for whatever reason, had been separated for years, decades even, without a phone call or email. For me, during that one single moment in time, I finally understood his genuine love for Cuba and its people.

Aug

02

Three Off-the-Beaten Path Festivals

Hi, I’m Miguel, blogging directly from Cuba. I hope you'll enjoy reading my blogs as much as I enjoy writing them! Finally the time has come for many to travel legally to Cuba.

Jul

26

Daydreaming of Cuba

Close your eyes and think of a country that you long to visit. I bet what comes to mind is a mix of past travel experiences, current interests, and bits of information acquired over time. When insightCuba received its license a few weeks ago, permitting us to resume our programs in Cuba for Americans, to say that everyone in the office was ecstatic, is an understatement. As one could imagine, a great benefit of working at insightCuba, is getting to travel to Cuba to experience the programs firsthand.

Jul

14

Travel to Cuba: No Longer Just a Dream

It’s official, I’m coming. Need I say more? I love the enthusiastic reactions I get from people when I brag about my upcoming journey to Cuba. “You are kidding right...how did you get so lucky…is it legal…are you sneaking in through another country?” and my personal favorite, “mojitos at the Malecon, you brat!”

Pages