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Oct

14

Enjoy Cuba at Home: Music and all That Jazz

Whether you are preparing for your trip to Cuba or just leaving the charming island, there’s one thing about the country that can transport you there instantly: the music. Cuban music comes from a rich Caribbean culture that fuses Spanish, African and other varied influences of centuries past while incorporating newer genres that include jazz, pop, hip hop rock and soul.

Oct

06

Meet InsightCuba Tour Leader Diane Saulnier

One of the best things about seeing the beautiful land of Cuba with insightCuba is having a knowledgeable, trained tour leader to accompany you through the island. You’ll experience breathtaking sights and connect with one of the warmest, most hospitable people on earth.

Sep

29

La Fábrica del Arte: A One-Stop Spot for Cuban Culture

La Fábrica del Arte – or The Art Factory – has received lots of hype since it first opened its doors in February of 2014. La Fábrica, or la F.A.C., as it is often called, is a multidisciplinary cultural space housed in an old cooking oil factory in Havana’s residential neighborhood of Vedado. Here, you can get a one-stop introduction to Cuban culture, as you mingle among Havana’s hippest and witness the art and music of some of Cuba’s greatest and most promising artists.

Aug

25

Urban Agriculture in Cuba: A Testament to Cuban Ingenuity

Cuba has developed a reputation as a country frozen in time. With its artfully preserved classic cars roaming every avenue and most of its buildings dating back to at least the 1950’s, it’s easy to see why. What many don’t realize, however, is that Cuba’s anachronisms have led to countless innovations. Necessity is the mother of invention, after all! The island’s urban agriculture movement is a testament to Cuban ingenuity.

Aug

11

The Seven Best Cuban Festivals You Need to Know

From rhythm and soul, to color and savor, Cuba is awash with art, melody and cultural happenings all throughout the year. The essence of the island always remains the same - its music and gusto for life. With a cigar in hand and shaking to the beats of its sounds, here are some of the top festivals and events you shouldn’t miss.

Jul

21

DIY: Learn Cuban Dance

Cuban dance is for everyone, and the perfect hobby to get hooked on while visiting the island… and continue doing when you get home.

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