CUBA 2019- Fusterlandia and Habana Vieja

Hello WordPressers! Our fourth day in Cuba started off with bright sunny skies. The day’s plan was to eat breakfast then head to the pool to enjoy some sun before heading out on our second previously reserved classic car tour.  Pick up was for 1PM, which left us a good amount of time to relax…

CUBA 2019 -La Habana Vieja

Hello Everyone! Our plan for our first full day was to spend it in Habana Vieja. Habana Vieja is the older part of the city.  This area is peppered with so many architecturally stunning buildings on narrow streets.  Some research beforehand revealed that there is 500 years of history in Havana, which yielded over 900…

CUBA 2019- Arrival

Here we go! Quick note:  Before leaving for this trip, we had downloaded an interactive offline mobile map of Cuba to our phones from http://www.maps.me.  Also, we downloaded the offline Spanish dictionary from our Google Translate apps. These came in handy many times throughout this trip. If you want more information on how to travel…

Planning for CUBA

Hello WordPressland! Out of all the places we have visited, this trip to Cuba is the one generating the most excitement from everyone.  The number one question we have received, after being asked to bring back cigars and rum, is “Is it easy for us (US citizens) to travel there?”. Not terribly difficult, but, US…