Cuba’s Most Revered Sanctuary

Published on: Vol.16, 2016
Cuba’s Most Revered Sanctuary

The National Basilica-Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Caridad (Our Lady of Charity) del Cobre, in the province of Santiago de Cuba, is a special place for both religious pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, interested in knowing the traditions and the history of the site.

Classic Cars Charm Snap- Happy Visitors

Published on: Vol.14, 2016
Classic Cars Charm Snap- Happy Visitors

Evocative images of the many iconic classic cars that cruise the streets of Havana are something almost every visitor wants to capture on camera and later share at home to show and recall their unforgettable visual impact.

Swimming with Dolphins in Varadero

Published on: Vol.12, 2016
Swimming with Dolphins in Varadero

Swimming with dolphins is a new choice visitors can now enjoy in Varadero, Cuba’s largest beach resort, specifically in waters near Key Blanco, an extension of the Hicacos Peninsula.

Havana‘s Grand Metropolitan Park

Published on: Vol.11, 2016
Havana‘s Grand Metropolitan Park

Just over twenty five years ago, Havana’s Grand Metropolitan Park (GPMH in Spanish) reclaimed its place as the city’s principal source of oxygen for densely populated and sparsely vegetated municipalities.

Beautiful Farm to Visit in Pinar del Rio

Published on: Vol.10, 2016
Beautiful Farm to Visit in Pinar del Rio

Dedicated to horse breeding and other activities; the Guabina Farm is an attractive destination for those who enjoy adventure, nature and agritourism recreational activities.

Trinidad: The Jewel in Cuba’s Colonial Crown

Published on: Vol.9, 2016
Trinidad: The Jewel in Cuba’s Colonial Crown

Trinidad de Cuba always beckons visitors to return. This is a truth corroborated by hundreds of thousands of visitors who return to the city from all over the world, which from a conservational perspective, represents one of the finest examples of the colonial architecture which is also one of its primary attractions.

Cuba’s Cemeteries: Beauty and History

Published on: Vol.7, 2016
Cuba’s Cemeteries: Beauty and History

The development of tourism in Cuba attracts people interested in the monumental works seen in many of its cemeteries, which they can now visit thanks to guided tours that unveil the secrets of their graveyards.

SANTIAGO DE CUBA’S MYSTICAL CASTLE

Published on: Vol.6, 2016
SANTIAGO DE CUBA’S MYSTICAL CASTLE

Known as both Saint Peter of the Rock Castle and Morro Castle, this military fortress in Santiago de Cuba was granted World Heritage Site status in 1998.

Varadero, Beauty In Perpetual Renewal

Published on: Vol.5, 2016
Varadero, Beauty In Perpetual Renewal

Varadero, Cuba’s largest beach resort, always offers tourists and photographers some new image arising from its beautiful landscapes, the movement of waves and the creation of new recreational centers.

Cienfuegos: the City that I Like the Most

Published on: Vol.4, 2016
Cienfuegos: the City that I Like the Most

Known as La Perla del Sur (The Pearl of the South), Cienfuegos is a city located in centralsouthern Cuba and is the capital of the province with the same name. It is connected to the Caribbean Sea through a narrow waterway that provides access to the city founded on April 22, 1819 by French settlers led by Luis De Clouet.

The Beautiful Hidden City of Remedios

Published on: Vol.3, 2016
The Beautiful Hidden City of Remedios

Remedios, a small town in the central Cuban province of Villa Clara, is attracting an increasing number of tourists, drawn by its culture, traditions and colonial charm.

The Wondrous Santo Tomas Cave System

Published on: Vol.22, 2015
The Wondrous Santo Tomas Cave System

Located in Cuba’s westernmost province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba’s largest cave system Santo Tomas with 46km on seven levels offers adventure-loving visitors an attractive option.

Varadero: Cuba’s Heavenly Resort

Published on: Vol.21, 2015
Varadero: Cuba’s Heavenly Resort

Varadero’s shield paints a true picture, combining concentric circles representing aborigines, a Spanish fortress symbolizing colonial rule and a linear representation of the ten families from the local Cardenas area who first established the villa.

The Keys and Seas of a Garden Fit for Kings

Published on: Vol.20, 2015
The Keys and Seas of a Garden Fit for Kings

The praises sang by visitors from around the world for heavenly geographical Cuban gems like Cayo Coco, are enthusiastically endorsed by industry professionals involved with the island as a tourist destination.

The Tobacco Route to Cuban Cigar Bliss

Published on: Vol.19, 2015
The Tobacco Route to Cuban Cigar Bliss

The official launch of “The Tobacco Route” during the course of the X edition of the International Nature Tourism Event (TURNAT in Spanish), captured both the interest and the imagination of tour operators and travel agents.

Topes de Collantes Nature Reserve

Published on: Vol.18, 2015
Topes de Collantes Nature Reserve

Topes de Collantes is a nature reserve park almost 800 meters above sea level, featuring rich flora and fauna privileged by the peculiar climatological conditions of that magical place in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spíritus, most specifically near the former Villa de la Santísima Trinidad.

The Valley of Viñales, a Riot of Color

Published on: Vol.17, 2015
The Valley of Viñales, a Riot of Color

Situated amidst the Sierra de los Órganos in the western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio, Viñales Valley is a totally natural and colorful place where strong popular traditions thrive alongside the brilliantly green and distinctive mogote mountain landscape.

La Redonda Lagoon: Nature and Fishing

Published on: Vol.16, 2015
La Redonda Lagoon: Nature and Fishing

Nature tourism in Cuba grows every year, in infrastructure as well as in the number of travellers interested in having an active vacation. In this case, La Redonda Lagoon gives off a kind of magic that many people appreciate.

A Dive into Neptune’s Garden

Published on: Vol.15, 2015
A Dive into Neptune’s Garden

Around the world there are many who take advantage of their holidays and weekend recreation time to go diving. Cuba is no stranger to this pastime and there is increasing interest and options for tourists in the activity.

Guamá: The Precious Lagoon

Published on: Vol.14, 2015
Guamá: The Precious Lagoon

Having been established more than 50 years ago, the greenery, foliage and nature rich eco-tourist facility of Guamá, can be found at the heart of a magical multicolored lagoon.

A Really Hot But Joyful Cuban Summer

Published on: Vol.13, 2015
A Really Hot But Joyful Cuban Summer

Despite forecasts for even further rises in temperatures for this summer in Cuba, a majority of locals have their sights firmly fixed on the beach, outings, and on facing day to day difficulties with a smile.

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park: A Gem for Ecotourism

Published on: Vol.11, 2015
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park: A Gem for Ecotourism

Located in the heart of the Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve, the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park constitutes one of the most attractive choices for eco-tourists in eastern Cuba.

At 65 Plus, Still Swimming

Published on: Vol.10, 2015
At 65 Plus, Still Swimming

The swimming pool demonstrations made by members of the community-based elderly project “Accumulated Youth” constituted one of the most attractive moments of the 13th International Congress on Longevity recently held here.

African Dreams in the Cuban Grassland

Published on: Vol.7, 2015
African Dreams in the Cuban Grassland

The happiness and enjoyment of children and adults alike is extraordinary: expressions of admiration, sighs, and even a tender hand held out to the African species enjoying the tropical Caribbean climate are commonplace in Cuba’s National Zoo, a setting that boasts an area of more than 40 hectares of manmade African grassland.

Peace Messengers Guard Plaza in Old Havana

Published on: Vol.6, 2015
Peace Messengers Guard Plaza in Old Havana

The San Francisco de Asís Plaza, one of the most important squares in the old district of Havana, is close to the port and to a convent bearing the same name.

The Valley of Royal Palms

Published on: Vol.5, 2015
The Valley of Royal Palms

From a small elevation in the region of Buenavista, Remedios, in North-Central Cuba, you can enjoy the beautiful outlook onto one of the most special valleys of the largest island of the Antilles, boasting thousands of royal palms; by law, the national tree of Cuba.

Siboney, A Thoroughbred Cuban Bear

Published on: Vol.4, 2015
Siboney, A Thoroughbred Cuban Bear

A pack of bears have taken over San Francisco de Asis Plaza in Havana, each one painted by an artist from the country they represent; just like Siboney, a purebred Cuban forest creature with whom domestic and foreign visitors have their souvenir photo taken.

DOG SHOW IN HAVANA PROMOTES ANIMAL CARE

Published on: Vol.3, 2015
DOG SHOW IN HAVANA PROMOTES ANIMAL CARE

The Pan-American Dog Show held recently at Havana’s Monte Barreto Eco-friendly Park provided a unique opportunity for the exhibition of diverse breeds of dogs, allowing Cuban families to socialize and share their knowledge about animal care and exchange tips on how best to look after them.