Interesting facts about Cuban culture

Interesting facts about Cuban culture

Cuban culture is a colorful and very interesting, often even bizarre mix of factors. This mix of different influences and factors can be observed at several levels of Cuban culture. The mingling of races is one of the most obvious examples. It is worth visiting the country even if the only reason you just visit it is to meet local people and get in touch with local culture. If you are also attracted by this unique culture, I recommend you to read my following guide. Below I will present y... [ read more ]

The best convincing reasons to visit Cuba

The best convincing reasons to visit Cuba

When you are planning a trip to a country you have never been before, you are thinking about the reasons which make the respective country worth visiting. If you are planning a trip to Cuba this year, you don’t have to think much of the reasons which convince you about this country. There are lots of things that make this country one of the top destinations in the Caribbean region. Some of the best convincing reasons to visit Cuba are the following: the unique culture and their festivals, ... [ read more ]

Visit the best museums in Havana

Visit the best museums in Havana

Visiting Havana is undoubtedly a fantastic experience. There are dozens of outstanding visitor attractions in the prestigious Caribbean city. The deluge of the attractions, the vibrant culture and the numerous fantastic activities attract dozens of visitors each year. In one of previous articles I have presented you the best theatres of Havana. This article will include useful information for visitors about Havana’s museums. If you love art and you are planning a journey to Havana, I am ab... [ read more ]

The best theatres in Havana

The best theatres in Havana

Havana is a popular tourist destination which is not surprising if we think of the deluge of the spectacular attractions that can be found in the capital city. The immense city is also an important port city of Cuba. The gorgeous city attracts about 1 million tourists each year. Visitors of Havana come here to admire the fantastic attractions, enjoy its vibrant nightlife or attend any of the great festivals. Besides its outstanding fortresses, beautiful cathedral, well-known squares, museums a... [ read more ]

Top attractions of Cienfuegos

Top attractions of Cienfuegos

Visiting Cuba on your next holiday? If you don’t know which town to choose to spend your vacation at, I will give you a tip: go to Cienfuegos! This city is located on the southern coast of Cuba, being the capital of Cienfuegos Province. It is situated about 250 km from Havana. The city is also called the "Pearl of the South". Cienfuegos literally means "Hundred fires". The town is one of the major seaports of the country, also a center of the sugar-, coffee- and tobacco trade. It is a lovel... [ read more ]

Top 5 museums of Trinidad

Top 5 museums of Trinidad

The small city, Trinidad de Cuba is famous for its several museums. Also known as Cuba's Museum City, Trinidad is situated in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in the central part of Cuba. It became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988. The city is home to an amazing collection of museums, most of which present objects relating to the town's 500 years of history. All of these museums are set in beautiful buildings, pearls of colonial architecture, located within the UNESCO-listed old quarter. ... [ read more ]

Discover the most popular dances in Cuba

Discover the most popular dances in Cuba

Cuba is the perfect place to spend your holiday at! Especially if you are looking for gorgeous attractions, sunny beaches, interesting culture and friendly local people. Let’s not forget about the Cuban traditions either! Cuban people just love to dance and sing! The Cuban music is mainly a mixture of African and Spanish origins and is characterized by vigorous rhythm, the so-called “Latin rhythms”. The atmosphere of a Cuban club full of dancing people can not be simply described, you ha... [ read more ]

An interesting tour of the Cuban castles

An interesting tour of the Cuban castles

This Caribbean country consists of the main island of Cuba and several archipelagos. Cuba is home to one of the most fascinating cultures of the world, which can not be simply described. You have to feel it! Once you get there, you will be amazed by the local people’s lifestyle, especially if you are European. I am sure that after spending your holiday in Cuba, you will leave the country with an unforgettable experience. There are dozens of cultural or natural attractions and entertainment p... [ read more ]

Baracoa, Cuba's fist capital

Baracoa, Cuba’s fist capital

Havana, Cuba's scenic capital that was the setting of some of the most crucial moments in the country's history, hasn't always been the most important city on the island. For a few short years in the early 16th century, Baracoa, Cuba's capital, was the place where the faith of Cuba was decided. Baracoa was founded as one of the earliest colonial cities in Cuba, and its long history is still a reason for people to love and respect it. Baracoa might be small, but it is one of the most interest... [ read more ]

The most beautiful churches in Cuba

The most beautiful churches in Cuba

Religion has always played an important part in the history and culture of the Caribbean, whether we're talking about the religions of the original inhabitants, which have all but disappeared by now, the religions of the slaves brought from various African countries, the Christianity of the colonizers or any mix of the above. Cuba is a traditionally Catholic country, although other religions such as Santeria are also quite strong. But when it comes to colonial heritage, it is particularly st... [ read more ]