What I would have done differently in Cuba

I had a blast in Cuba. I fell in love with this beautiful country. Before I went I had read a lot about this country. But it is ever changing, especially now, and you can’t be prepared for everything. There are a few things I would definitely do differently if I would go again.I felt…

Cienfuegos leaves me speechless

For some cities I just don’t know what to write. I don’t know how to explain why I loved this place and why I think everyone should go there. A place can be so beautiful and yet when people ask me why I recommend going there, I can only say “it’s just so stunning”. It’s…

The wet side of Cuba

It was pouring! This wasn’t just rain. This was rain that would get you soaking wet within the minute. All sad I looked out over flooding Baracoa while I had my breakfast on the covered rooftop terrace. Shit. What now? I had an excursion planned. As the time to leave got nearer, the rain didn’t…

The Cuban way of moving

As I am planning a new trip, I’m thinking about my trip to Cuba. I was so excited about all the new things, the different culture, the strange smells. When I read about all the modes of transportation I have got to look forward to, I think this upcoming trip might be a lot like…

Cuba’s little gem

The parque nacional Alejandro de Humboldt can be found about 45km outside of beautiful Baracoa. It was high on my list because it would reveal a bit of Cuba that couldn’t be seen anywhere else. This is a part of the world where things are still being discovered. Not only is this a mountainous area,…

A day full of surprises

Why would a travel day have to be boring? Cuba has more to offer than just the cities and that is why I am happy we met two awesome German girls who were up for some adventure. Talking to some taxi drivers in Cienfuegos, we had arranged a full day trip that would take us…

Cuba, making an itinerary

Cuba is an amazing place to visit. It is changing quickly and I was glad I decided to go and not think about it for too long. People I met over there told me that even in the last 6 months things had changed, especially the availability of internet. I guess we will see what…