Tag Archives: Cuba

My Summer in Havana, Cuba: Friendship, the Government and the Embargo

About Cuba itself? My trip was a vacation from heaven. There was something about the energy of the Cuban people that made me feel like a long lost member of the community who had finally come home. Words cannot express how uplifted I felt to just walk about town hearing salsa, merengue, and Afro-Cuban music blaring from homes and businesses.

Eating Out Cuban Style – My Experience in Culinary Cultural Immersion

While considering dining options in Trinidad, Cuba, we had decided on a well-known restaurant. But then our plans changed. One of the professors on our trip explained that she had been walking on the beach and was approached by a gentleman, a native Cuban who noticed our group. Would we like to dine at his home?