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Cuban Culture || #Cuba #Havana #Travel #LuxuryHomes #DreamVacation || Cuban music blends Spanish and African influences. The Spanish colonizers introduced instruments such as the guitar and the violin. Africans brought Yoruba songs and rhythms and drumming. These two traditions have come together over time to produce distinctive rhythms and dances, including... || Cuba Stay ||

from Divergent Travelers

33 Interesting Facts About Cuba

Interesting facts about Cuba. Cuba is one of the most interesting countries in the World with decades of history, turmoil, change and perseverance. The US Embargo alone is enough to pique the interest of even the most laid back traveler. We recently traveled to Cuba under the new General License relaxation and couldn’t help but accrue some interesting facts about Cuba. Click to read the full travel blog post at


General Miguel Tacon, born in Cartagena (Spain) in 1775 was captain of Cuba from 1834 to 1838. He was one of the most despotic rulers; expelled in 1834 the great patriot Jose Antonio Saco, abolished the magazine 'Revista bimestre de Cuba' and deported hundreds of sons of the country because of his liberal ideas. Cigar card from the History of Cuba, Geografico Universal, Propaganda de los Cigarros Susini y La Corona, Tabacalera Cubana.

from WanderingKiwi

25 photos that will make you want to visit Cuba

With scheduled travel services to Cuba starting and the political environment improving consistently, there has never been a better time to visit Cuba. Gorgeous architecture, a fascinating history, mesmeric music, beautiful beaches and most importantly the warmth of the Cuban people make Cuba an incredible destination. Here are 25 of my photos from Cuba that will make you want to book your trip straight away!


America's Complicated History With Cuba Goes Back Way Further Than The 1960s

CAYMAN ISLANDS The Cayman Islands are south west of Cuba and east of Central America. They consist of three islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. They are some of the best islands in the world for diving. Owned by Britain, the Caymans have a rich history and a culture all to their own. With an abundance of sea life, endless palm tree beaches, and seriously good shopping, this trio of islands is much more than somewhere to do your offshore banking.


The Island of Cuba (580L): Let's learn about the island of Cuba and its history! Reading Levels: PreK12 Plaza (E24) - Fountas & Pinnell (M) - Grade (2nd) - Lexile (580) - DRA (28)

from GloboTreks

Trinidad and Cayo Coco: A Taste Of Music And History In Unexpected Places

Cayo Coco and Trinidad offer a look back into the colonial history of Cuba and the tourist boom that segregated the locals from tourist for decades. Here’s an interesting look at it.…


Essentials: Mojitos | Where are the best places to procure a drink in Havana, Cuba? Drinkers well versed in their history of literature know Ernest Hemingway said it best, "my mojito in the Bodeguita del Medio and my daiquiri in the Floridita."

Trinidad Cuba // They call it the 'sleeping beauty' of Cuba...a city stuck in time...we're staying in private homes here think AirB&B that were mostly built in the 18th century...history and culture around every turn. #mckaylive #gxrealitytour Re-post by Hold With Hope