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Dec

23

Photo of the Day: Showing off a classic Chevy in Holguín

A gentleman proudly showcasing his classic blue Chevy outside his home in Holguín. The city is warm, welcoming, filled with Spanish colonial charm, and has just the right balance of culture and easiness, that you feel as though you are one of a few to ever discover this amazing place. American tourists rarely frequent this off-the-beaten path city destination. I walked into a paladar, recommended by my bicycle taxi driver, and sat down for dinner. The waiter asked where I was from. When I told him the US, he was so excited.


Dec

22

Photo of the Day: Spanish Colonial Charm in Caibarién

This quiet seaside town to the north in Villa Clara province exudes Spanish colonial charm like many places in Cuba. The town is called "La Villa Blanca" because of its white sand beaches. Guests can visit Caibarién and many other destinations on insightCuba's Vintage Cuba tour.


Dec

21

Pre-race: Marabana Havana Marathon

Runners from around the world gathered in Havana as they readied for the start of the 2014 Marabana Havana Marathon in front of Havana's Capitolio in the Centro Havana neighborhood.


Dec

20

Obama's Cuba Announcement

Dear reader,

On Wednesday, after 53 years of economic and travel sanctions, President Obama made a dream come true for our friends in Cuba. The announcement of improved relations between the U.S. and Cuba was met with elation in Cuba. A close friend described the moment in Havana: 


Dec

15

Photo of the Day: Mogotes in the Viñales Valley

 The Viñales Valley National Park in the western province of Piñar del Rio has some of the best landscapes in all of Cuba. This picturesque escape will have you surrounded by limestone cliffs and some of the most lush land in the country. 


Dec

15

Reflections on the Havana Marathon

As insightCuba nears its 15th anniversary of sending Americans to Cuba legally, I can’t help but reflect on my experience at the 2014 Marabana Havana Marathon and our three tours celebrating the event.


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