Where to Eat Tapas in Havana, Cuba

After having a particularly terrible food experience at a hotel shortly after arriving in Havana, I was very wary about the food options in Cuba. Cuba is notorious for having hit or miss food due to the rationing of ingredients, including seasonings. Enter Bembè Tapas & Bar to save the day. Want more? Read aboutContinue reading “Where to Eat Tapas in Havana, Cuba”

What you need to know before going to Cuba

Editor’s Note: This was posted prior to the worldwide Covid-19 crisis. Look for an updated post that includes information about changes to Cuba’s currency. Myth: “I thought that we were banned from visiting Cuba.” Reality: No, we are not banned from visiting Cuba. While Americans face tighter travel restrictions, we are not banned from Cuba.Continue reading “What you need to know before going to Cuba”

Exploring Cuban Street Food

Strolling through the streets of Havana you’ll quickly realize there are no fast food restaurants. That is because just about everything in Cuba is tightly regulated, including food. What you will see are small shops that have a limited number of specific foods. Bread is one of the foods that is rationed in Cuba. However,Continue reading “Exploring Cuban Street Food”