Tag: Viñales

  • Everything you need to know about Cuban cigars

    Cuban Cigars – History, Heritage, Production & Smoking on the Island Cuban cigars are world-renowned for their quality and taste. They play an integral role in Cuba’s history and development. Cuba has been shaped by cigars. And cigars have been shaped by Cuba. The history of the Cuban cigar and the impact on the social, […]

  • How to go from Viñales to Trinidad

    Vinales is approximately 500km away from Trinidad, which can be a very long journey in Cuba. Nonetheless, this is a popular route for many tourists. Bus from Vinales to Trinidad The “tourist bus” Viazul company offers one daily trip from Viñales to Trinidad. The bus departs at 6:45 am every day, and is quite popular, […]

  • MogoteArt: an artistic home in Viñales

    The MogoteArt boutique hotel was recommended to us by a journalist who had visited the site in the aftermaths of the meteor impact in Viñales. You can still see the site where the meteor hit the ground at the entrance of the hotel. Why is the place called MogoteArt? Well, one half of it is […]

  • Viñales Valley, Cuba

    Only a few sites in Cuba capture the visitor’s attention as much as Viñales Valley does. This marvellous place is located in the western province of Pinar del Río, within the Sierra de los Órganos, one of the sections of the Guaniguanico mountain range, to be precise. Since 1999, Viñales is a World Heritage Site, […]

  • World Heritage Sites in Cuba

    Cuba’s eclectic culture, nature and history are reflected in UNESCO’s World Heritage site list. When Christopher Columbus and his expedition arrived in Cuba in 1492, there were more than 100,000 aborigines living in the country. Their ancestors were conquerers who arrived long ago on boats, from the north of South America. Disease, famine (some say it […]

  • Insider’s View: Mima of MariMundo

    If you’re planning a trip to Cuba and have done some research, it is quite likely you’ve come across Marissa’s blog or Instagram profile where she shares her photography and commentary of the island. We got the chance to interview Mima about her experience being a travel blogger in Cuba and ask her about her […]