Collected by Alex Cahiz
Bartolomé Masó, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Most major cities in Cuba have a “Casa de la Trova”, a state-run music salon dedicated to folk music, but in a musical city such as Santiago de Cuba, this is a must-visit. The “troubador” music scene has been prominent in the country for the last...
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
A trip to Santiago de Cuba wouldn't be complete without a visit to San Pedro de la Roca Castle, also known as Castillo del Morro. This imposing fortress on the bay protected the city from pirates and military attack and is considered both...
83 Ripalda, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
Just being in Trinidad is an art experience in and of itself—the city is considered a UNESCO Heritage Site, and can thank the sugar industry's success for its elaborate architectural styles. Check out the Museo de Arquitectura Colonial for a...
Trinidad 62600, Cuba
On a recent trip to Cuba, I came across this local man in Trinidad. He was anxious to pose with his chicken for visitors. Trinidad is one of the finest colonial towns I've seen and is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can easily walk...
90 Calle Real del Jigüe, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
Come to La Taberna de la Canchánchara for its famous rum-lime-honey drink, stay for the live music and infectious atmosphere. Popular lore clams that the mambises, Cuba’s revolutionaries fighting for independence from Spain, created this warm...
Take your glass of wine (or a Hemmingway Daiquiri, or a cuba libre) to the rooftop of the Cubanacan Boutique La Union hotel for some of the most stunning sunsets on the island. This small property, with average rooms, houses one of the loveliest...