Havana: Attractions

Traveling to Cuba in 2018? Here’s What You Need to Know

Whether you’ve been inspired by Ernest Hemingway or merely see yourself touring La Habana Vieja, Old Havana, in a classic 1950s Buick convertible, travel to Cuba is now possible and relatively simple to undertake, despite restrictions put into place last year by the Trump administration.
While the most popular category of travel, so-called “people-to-people” visits, is no longer an option and clearly dampened enthusiasm, there remain 12 categories that make travel …

Photo Essay: The American Cars of Cuba

One of the images of Cuba ingrained in my mind is the incredible scene of classic American cars from the 1950s that continue to ply Cuban streets. Indeed, a ride in a classic American car (many serve as taxis) is a rite of passage for visitors to Havana.
It is an image Detroit should be proud of: pristine Buicks, Cadillacs, Chevys, Dodges, and Fords chauffeuring tourists around, serving as props for …

What’s Doing in Havana

Still somewhat frozen in time, Cuba’s capital city, Havana, is nonetheless in a state of flux. President Obama made history in 2016 when he became the first U.S. leader to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. Other travelers want to follow in his footsteps.
While it became easier to visit the island nation thanks to new travel rules that went into effect at the start of 2015, the current administration …