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Oct

22

Recipe of the Week: Cuban Black Bean Soup

Now that fall is officially upon us, here's a recipe for a flavorful dish that's sure to keep you warm through winter. Cuban black bean soup is a hearty meal made using local ingredients that are readily available throughout the island. This beginner friendly recipe can be done in less than three hours, leaving you with just enough time to sit back and savor the rich Caribbean flavors, one bowl at a time. 

 


Oct

18

Cuba: Prepare to be Spellbound, By Conner Gorry

What’s the best day trip from Havana? Where should we go for vegetarian food/good music/unspoiled nature/an “authentic” experience?  Where can I learn to dance salsa? What’s the best rum (hint: it’s not Havana Club!)?


Sep

17

insightCuba & Putumayo Travel the World, Starting in Cuba

Just as traveling to Cuba is making its comeback in 2018, insightCuba and world-famous record label Putumayo World Music have created a never-been-done-before series of musical expeditions mirroring Putumayo’s extensive world music album collection. Tour destinations for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 include Cuba, New Orleans, and Peru with Colombia and additional locations in the works.


Sep

14

New Year's in Cuba

New Year's Eve is a celebration just about everywhere in the world. In some countries it’s about spending time with family. In others it’s about being with friends or family at the right place, at the right time for the infamous countdown. In Cuba, the New Year, like everything else, has its own unique flare. 


Aug

13

A Havana Must-See: the Newly Renovated Capitolio

The Old Havana district in Cuba’s capital city is a maze of colorful cobblestone alleyways that date back to the 16th century. Still mostly residential, the streets are dotted with neighbors peering over their aging apartment balconies at the bustle below. Street vendors hawk farm fresh mangoes while groups of children play soccer and de facto mechanics work miracles to keep 1950’s American classic cars running without proper replacement parts. 


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