The end of the US embargo towards Cuba is just what this Caribbean state has been praying for over the last 50 years. With all its faults, Cuba has stood up against […]
Like it or loath it, communism was a major feature of 20th century history. These days it feels as if communism is a thing of the past as we see all […]
Are you vegetarian traveller? planning a trip to Cuba? Let me save you from starvation in this lovely land of pork lard and salad dodging locals – here is an […]
The one thing that comes to mind if you say the name of a place to me is colour. Every country has its own palette in my memory. Morocco is […]
When I was 22 or 23 I was staying with a Cuban family in Havana. I call the parents my Cuban mum and dad. I tried (tried!) to live like […]
<Notes from Novemeber 29, 2009> Today I had Sunday lunch with my Cuban friends and their mates. Instead of eating at my friend’s home we met at the El Rapido […]
Fine arts and government cheese.