Cocktails in Cuba: Long live the Mojito

Cuuuuuba! The birthplace of the mojito may have something to do with why we drank at least 100 mojitos while we were in Havana and Vinales this year although they never made us feel drunk. Mix, Muddle, Mix! Be sure to use Havana Club rum. We even enjoyed mango mojitos at O’Reilly 304. Place 1 teaspoon of sugar into each of two 12 ounce glasses. … Continue reading Cocktails in Cuba: Long live the Mojito

Cuba’s Culinary Revolución: Best Places to Eat and Drink in Cuba

This article was first posted on MoneyInc.com Thanks to friends’ recommendations and extensive research we came to Cuba fully prepared, or what I thought was prepared with restaurants and locations of interest flagged on my downloaded map of Cuba (via the App Maps.Me which allows you to use a map without WIFI). This App is extremely helpful when walking around a foreign city, especially when … Continue reading Cuba’s Culinary Revolución: Best Places to Eat and Drink in Cuba

How do you plan for a trip to Cuba?

This article was previously posted on MoneyInc.com.  Tourism is booming, expensive not-so-stellar hotels are full, and AirBnB now offers rentals. Now that the government has allowed Cubans to rent more than one room and open up paladares (family run private restaurants), the spirit of enterprise is fully evident. Everywhere you look a blue government sign is on everyone’s door showing that their casa particular has … Continue reading How do you plan for a trip to Cuba?