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Kempinski Set to Open First Havana Hotel

Kempinski has announced plans to open its first hotel in Cuba, in the historic Manzana de Gómez building in Old Havana, The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana will have 246 rooms and suites.


Habanos Festival 2017

Like any good lover, all habano aficionados should at least once in their lifetimes attend the Habano Festival, the world's most prestigious event dedicated to premium cigars that since 1999...


CUBA - The bad old days.

Before 1959, Havana was the swinging fun town of the Americas, a decadent haven for tourists and gangsters, a Caribbean Las Vegas. Today, the only real vestige of that era is the Tropicana cabaret which opened in 1939 - still going strong...


Cigars Tours.

The Habanos festival provides the perfect Mise en Scene for business and pleasure...


Vinales Cuba.

About three hours west of Havana, in the state of Pinar del Rio, Vinales nestles in a valley surrounded by a series of oriental looking karst hill formations known as 'Mogotes'...


President Obama visited Cuba.

Nearly four months have passed since President Obama visited Cuba. The Havana road repair frenzy that afflicted any avenue that the great man set foot or wheel upon continues unabated up and down one of the city's main arteries, Avenida 23...


CUBAN FLY FISHERS.

What does a fishing paradise consist of....well, every fisherman always dreams of prolific fishing and catching a large fish from time to time...


First Post.

After two weeks of incredibly hot weather, finally there is a breeze floating off the sea. It is pleasant to take a breath again and not have to resort to drinking ice cold water all the time...