Tag: Havana

  • Malecon 663: a hipster boutique hotel in Havana

    Malecon 663 is a striking boutique in Havana and it’s also a really cool hipster spot. The rooftop bar and concept store host the greatest events in Havana

  • How to eat cheap in Havana, Cuba

    In Cuba, there is a big variety of places to eat, which can be extremely expensive, as well as surprisingly cheap. For low-budget traveler in Cuba, as well as people who simply want to experience Cuba from the point of view of the local people, the best option is street food. In Havana there are […]

  • 5 top bars of Vedado, Havana

    Havana has something for every taste: food, dancing, visiting marvellous museums and plazas, the warmth of the people or the rich culture are some of the highlights of this nearly 500 year old  city. Amongst Havana neighbourhoods, Vedado stand out for its beautiful architecture, the busy ambience and the nocturnal activity of this area that […]

  • ArtHaus Guide to the Havana Biennale

    ArtHaus Havana is a beautiful colonial villa that houses the an independent artist residence. This is their outsiders guide to the Havana Biennale: independent artist events that are not included in the official programme. They are mostly in Spanish, but the language of art is universal. Everyone is welcome. Thursday 11 Abril: Expo: From a […]

  • Best Tattoo and Body Art Studios in Havana

    If you are going to get a tattoo done, getting it done in Havana is a good idea. The artists are highly talented and the prices are a lot less than in Europe or North America. This is despite the fact that running a tattoo studio in Cuba is hard: there is no such thing […]

  • Coppelia: the legendary Cuban ice cream parlor

    If you ever decide to take a tour around the Vedado district of Havana city, you will most probably notice the long lines that form on the corner of 23 and L. Both during weekends and weekdays, from early morning to late evening there are always people patiently waiting in endless queues. These are the […]

  • Top Bike Rental and Cycling Tours Companies in Havana

    Bicycles are a popular mean of transportation amongst Cubans. In addition to taking you from one place to another on your own schedule, a bike ride allows you to admire thoroughly the city sights and the urban landscape. There are many popular routes in Havana to go cycling, including the historical route through Old Havana, […]

  • 10 free things to do in Havana

    All travelers who have visited Cuba agree upon one thing: the country is not a cheap tourist destination. Especially in its capital, Havana, the prices tend to be high, especially for all the services that are commonly used by tourists. Read about why Cuba can be surprisingly expensive for tourists The good news is that […]

  • Havana celebrates its 500th birthday in 2019. Here is what to expect.

    The city of Havana was the seventh village to be founded in Cuba by the Spanish conquerors in the early XVI century, and the third and definitive capital of the island. The city, originally called San Cristobal de La Habana, was founded on November 16th, 1519 under the ceiba tree that still grows now near […]

  • 10 things to do in Havana in 2019

    Havana, the capital of a little island in the Caribbean called Cuba, is a wonderful city full of marvels that you will never see in any other part of the world. Here, things that may seem opposite merge into one picturesque scenery where old and half-ruined buildings are in close vicinity with modern technologies, and […]