Discovering Cuba

Born and raised in Cuba, Maylena Chaviano is an accomplished salsa teacher and performer and a PhD student at McGill University. She has been advising travelers and leading groups to Cuba for several years. She sat down with Colibri to discuss Castro, Cuba’s art and music, and what travelers should expect and search for when visiting Cuba.   Colibri: When working on this interview, we … Continue reading Discovering Cuba

Cuba Seven Things You Need to Know

Seven Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Cuba

“I want to get there before the first Starbucks!” I hear that often from adventurous travelers who want to experience Cuba while it is still a communist and underdeveloped country. Before you book the seat on one of the newly-launched flights via American Airlines however, certain realities must be considered. Visitors can have a rich, cultural experience or a memorable disaster, depending on how prepared … Continue reading Seven Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Cuba