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Apr

14

90 miles to Cuba. How to get there?

Once the wheels of our American Airlines charter plane screeched on the runway, signaling that we had landed on Cuban soil, a roar of applause started. Nothing surprising so far, we Romanians do the same once we land to safety. The difference was I had just landed in Cuba, on a plane full of Americans, myself included. The only ones applauding were the Cuban Americans, visiting their families. The rest of us still had our noses pegged to the window. 


Nov

10

New Regulations On Travel To Cuba Usher A New Era On U.S. Travel

Many people have been asking what the U.S./Cuba regulations announced on Wednesday, November 8th mean for them. The regulations are complex and the news reports have been incomplete and often misleading, so we wanted to set the record straight. Please read on below: 


Sep

15

Insight Paladares: Dining Like a star at San Cristóbal

San Cristóbal paladar stimulates all of the senses, from before you step in its front door, to the cafe cubano that helps digest a scrumptious lunch. A trip there from the Capitolio takes you westward along the narrow streets of the Centro Habana neighborhood, full of corner coffee spots, kids on bikes, sellers pushing carts full of avocadoes and guavas, and women standing in doorways fanning themselves.

Sep

12

Hurricane Irma: What you Need to Know

After making its way through the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cuba’s northeastern shores Friday night. It was the first storm of this magnitude to reach the island in 85 years. Sadly, Irma claimed ten Cuban casualties and devastated swaths of sugarcane and agricultural crops. 

Thankfully, however, the eye of the storm veered north before reaching Havana, saving Cuba’s capital city and western provinces from the destruction that north-central coastal resort towns sustained.


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.

Aug

04

Why You Should Travel with a Tour Company

If you’re thinking of a taking trip abroad, consider traveling with a tour company for a wonderful, stress-free experience. Give it one try and you’ll likely do it again. Here’s why.

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TRAVEL UPDATE: New regulations usher in new era of legal travel to Cuba. All insightCuba trips are fully compliant with new regulations.