Cienfuegos is a city on the southern coast of Cuba. The city was founded by a French immigrant Don Luis de Clouet in 1819 and now is a must see town that is definitely worth a visit. This colourful city is famous for its beautiful landscapes, blue waters, beautiful little streets and natural parks. In 2005 Cienfuegos was placed on the World Heritage list as the best example of early 18th century Spanish Enlightenment in urban planning.Read more
Trinidad, Cuba is a town in the province of Sancti Spiritus in central Cuba. Since 1988 Trinidad and the nearby Valle de los Ingenios have been part of the UNESCO World Heritage. If you love the outdoors, museums and enjoy a good meal you must stop by Trinidad while on your trip around Cuba. The city has a rich history, beautiful colonial architecture and mouthwatering dishes that can be enjoyed in many restaurants, markets, and paladares located in former colonial homes. When the sun goes down every corner of Trinidad will turn into a private concert, you can stroll through the city, enjoy the street concerts or head to one of the clubs in the city.
Cuba is the biggest island on the Caribbean with 430 beaches along its 3,500-mile coastline. Here you can find powdery white, golden and black sand beaches, full of shady palm trees and turquoise waters on the forever blue sky background. In Cuba one anyone can find a beach that meets their needs if it’s a family vacation, sunbathing marathon, water sports or romantic getaway. We have discovered 9 best beaches for our readers to visit: Flamenco, Paradise, Varadero, Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria, Coral, Cayo Largo, Cayo Levisa and Guardalavaca beach.
A small but very attractive town
Trinidad, the treasure of Cuba, is a small city in the central territory known for being the most beautiful colonial city in Latin America. You can visit the city in one or two days since the historic centre is very small and everything is very close. Certainly, the best is its sunset.
Viñales: a small but extremely touristy place
This small town is located in the province of Pinar del Río, in western Cuba. The Viñales Valley is a very attractive place for tourists due to its natural wonders, the cultivation of coffee, sugar cane, avocados and bananas, and especially for its tobacco plantations and its peculiar limestone rock formations, called “mogotes“. If you are looking for a totally cozy and quiet place, the best option is to enjoy a few days of rest and relax in Viñales.
Certainly, it is necessary to mention that the entire Valley is considered and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Next, we explain you some activities and useful advices if you visit this wonderful place.
Cuba, much more than beaches!
Cuba is known for its beaches. However, the island is also a beautiful destination for mountain lovers. For this reason, in this article we want to talk you about two specific mountains: Escambray and Sierra Maestra.
A delicious and very popular recipe
In this article, we want to provide you with one of the most famous sweet recipes in Cuba. The “Torticas de Moron”, a traditional Cuban dessert originated in Morón, the center of Cuba. Traditionally the cookies are made with lard or vegetable shortening.
The typical Cuban flavors
In this article, we will tell you a great homemade recipe step by step. The main ingredients are the “Frijoles negros” or black beans. Please, see below the ingredients and the procedures to cook our black beans, a typical Cuban recipe.
Varadero, a natural paradise
We want to inform you that TripAdvisor published the list of the 25 best beaches in 2019, in which Varadero was in second place. It is necessary to mention that in the first place is Bahia do Sancho, located in Brazil. For this reason, we are going to list you 8 curious and interesting facts about Varadero.