Cuba is a large, mysterious, soulful and charming country. Most of that mystery is due to U.S. embargo of Cuban trade. Though some embargo constraints remain against Cuba, others have ways for travelers to get around.
Fidel Castro outlawed racism, but its seeds embed the 2-class economic system hurting darker hues.
A Cuban dance known as Casino was marketed abroad as Cuban Salsa or Salsa Cubana.
Its residents are a colorful amalgamation of Taino Indians, Spanish, Africans, French & Haitians.
Located along the southeastern coast of the island, this city also has breathtaking offshore islands.
I sat with my friends at a table in front of Café Teatro Terry on the north end of Parque Martí for lunch.
Called the City of Bridges, Matanzas also has an alluring mix of beachfront, historic sites & culture.
It is against the law in Cuba to accept U.S. Currency and American credit cards are not accepted.