Staying in a Casa Particular in Cuba

Staying in a Casa Particular in Cuba

What to expect when staying in a Casa Particular in Cuba The Cuban equivalent of homestays are casa particulares: private family homes in which the owner rents out one or more of their rooms to paying guests. For independent travellers to Cuba, staying in casa...
2014 in Photographs

2014 in Photographs

It’s not in my nature to use words like awesome or epic but looking back at our 2014, less-enthusiastic words just don’t do our travelling year justice. Hammerfest, Norway June 2014 Twenty-six countries across three continents, it’s certainly going down as the...
Cuban Icons | A Photo Essay

Cuban Icons | A Photo Essay

Cuban icons? If we were to mention Cuba to you, what images does it conjure up? There are many iconic images of Cuba but here are a few photographs we took that, to us, say “This is Cuba!” Che Guevara Possibly the most iconic emblem of the country, even...
Varadero Beach on a Budget

Varadero Beach on a Budget

Is it possible to visit Cuba’s beautiful beaches at Varadero on a budget? During our recent travels around Cuba, we initially dismissed visiting Varadero, thinking it would stretch our budget too far. It is the country’s most popular beach destination and,...
Street Food in Cuba

Street Food in Cuba

Street Food in Cuba – Eight things we ate for less than 25 cents Or 15 pence. To me, the mention of “street food” conjures up images of Thailand: home of the most delicious snacks and quick bites that can be bought from a roadside stall or mobile...

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