4 Days in Havana

Day Trip to Varadero (Day 4)

Day Trip to Varadero (Day 4)

On our last full day in Havana, we took a day trip to Varadero Beach, about a 2-1/2 hour ride by car. The beach is absolutely beautiful. Water is warm and the sand soft. With a hotel, restaurant, and bar just steps away, and the fact that there are not too many people, it has(…)

´Havana Chic´ (Day 3)

´Havana Chic´ (Day 3)

Today we started the day by riding in style in one of those classic cars that Havana is famous for. Our first stop was the Plaza de la Revolución, followed by a popular brewery, and then off to Calle Obispo and finally to the chic and ritzy Parque Central district.   Plaza de la Revolución…(…)

Habana Vieja (Day 2)

Habana Vieja (Day 2)

   After a tasty traditional Cuban breakfast prepared by the ladies at our Airbnb Casa, we took a short taxi ride to explore Habana Vieja (Old Havana). Old Havana, known as Habana Vieja, is so charming. The small streets, outdoor cafés, art galleries, plazas, and beautiful historic architecture give it a European feel. There is so(…)

Welcome to La Habana (Day 1)

Welcome to La Habana (Day 1)

Normally for my summer travels I head to France or another European destination. But having lost my dad earlier this year, I knew that for this season I wanted to do something together with my mom. In the past she was never able to travel as she was dad’s primary caretaker throughout his long and(…)