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Prices: From $3,675 for eight days to $3,975 for 13 days, per person, double occupancy. Single supplement available, depending on tour length. Includes accommodations, most meals, local guide and driver, U.S. guide ground transportation, entrance fees and Cuban visa. International airfare not included.
The flight to Havana took just over three hours. Three hours to another world. There's a bit of consumerist whiplash that goes on when one travels from New Jersey to Cuba. The landscape around Newark Liberty is a surreal holding ground for all the trappings of capitalist excess: shipping containers packed ...

"I feel it's absolutely essentially that we get our embassy up to full staffing," Leahy said at a news conference in Havana after meeting with Cuban president Raul Castro. "It's essential that Cuba get their embassy back fully staffed. There's no way we are going to have the improvement of the relationship that ...
Matos came across the long-lost recipes after hearing about a rumored book called The Manual for the Cuban and Spanish Cook, written in the mid-1800s. After digging through historical archives and records, he couldn't find a complete copy of the text. Turnbull, who also runs a publishing company, ...
Having been cut off diplomatically from large parts of the world in recent history, Cuba is a country that's still suspended in time. Following the death of its communist former leader Fidel Castro in 2016, tourists have visited, eager to experience it before it's inevitably Americanised and a Starbucks is put on ...
A construction crew from Detroit did something last week that might have been hard to imagine in a different era: board a plane to meet a team of Cuban architects and engineers outside Havana. They gathered at a hillside home that overlooks the capital city, and worked together on a project to protect ...

HAVANA TIMES — Boulevards for pedestrians are in fashion here in Cuba and provincial capitals compete to be the most beautiful and ...
HAVANA TIMES – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Young-ho ... Cuba has an embassy in North Korea and the two nations have a minor ...
In Cuba, Nothing Seems to Change ... HAVANA TIMES — Roberto is an old neighbor who always talks to me about the same things over and ...
IN PICTURES: Dozens of Cubans celebrated the 498th anniversary of La Villa de San Cristobal in Havana with an archaeological fair in the ...
But even if Cuba suddenly became the new “it” landscape in pop .... You look at kids in Cuba, and you look at kids in Havana, and you're like, ...
Souvenirs are few and far between in Havana, Cuba. When you do find a gift to bring home—like I did when I visited for the first time last ...
Cuba is denying that a "deliberate attack" caused mysterious ailments reported by U.S. personnel stationed in Havana, and accuses the Trump ...
Cuban officials investigating U.S. complaints of attacks on diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was "science fiction" and they ...
FAIRBANKS – Alaska Airlines' last flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba is planned for Jan. 22, the airline announced Tuesday in a ...
Yes, you can still take a great vacation in Cuba—here's how .... You can also take a tour of Havana in Cuba's iconic and brightly colored vintage ...
FILE PHOTO: An exterior view of the U.S. Embassy is seen in Havana, Cuba, June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini Reuters.

HAVANA - Cuban graffiti artist Yulier Perez was arrested and in jail for 36 hours this week after he started working on a mural in Centro Havana ...
Havana (CNN) A higher number of US and Canadian diplomats and their families are believed to have been attacked by a mystery sonic ...
The University of Miami received a nervous call from the Trump administration: U.S. diplomats in Havana were getting sick with headaches, ...
On Wednesday Heather Nauert, spokesman for the US state department, said that two Cuban diplomats had been expelled from the US in ...
A vintage car passes by a graffiti of Cuban Artist Yulier Rodriguez in Havana, Cuba, August 4, 2017. ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI / Reuters.
A scene from downtown Havana, Cuba, in March 2016, the month when President Barack Obama became the first U.S. sitting president in 88 ...
Marriott International is still pursuing plans to renovate and manage the historic Hotel Inglaterra on the fringe of Old Havana and is actively ...
HAVANA TIMES - While talking to some German socialists in a noisy and touristy cafe on 23rd and O Streets, in Vedado, I watched a policeman in action on the corner of La Rampa cinema, asking to see the ID of passers-by.
I've always been one to abide by important rules. I carry car insurance. I don't cheat on my taxes, and when my family decided to visit Cuba, I wanted to comply ...
In this March 19, 2017 photo, people sing as they attend Sunday worship at the William Carey Baptist Church in Havana, Cuba. Like the Roman Catholic church, the island's dominant denomination, evangelical churches have begun providing social services ...
HAVANA TIMES - On March 22nd, the entire world should have celebrated World Water Day, but with a planet that is becoming drier and drier and with an extremely damaged environment, the majority of us would think that there isn't a lot to celebrate ...
The Norwegian hip hop band Madcon, the Colombian group Systema Solar and the Cuban popular music orchestra Havana D Primera lead the lineup which will culminate on Sunday.
HAVANA - Cuba today is more open for Americans than at any time in the last half century, but it's still far from the Caribbean resort destinations of Costa Rica or the Bahamas.
... to behave in the same irrational manner as other airlines." Many airlines originally rushed to offer a large number of scheduled flights to Cuba when improved relations between Washington and Havana meant commercial flights could travel between the ...
To get a sense of how important dance and music is in Havana - and the rest of Cuba - no trip is complete without a visit to Tropicana.
HAVANA TIMES - Dozens of tons of tomatoes are rotting in Guantanamo because nobody is collecting them, according to what journalist Lilibeth Alfonso tells us on her personal blog.
Old Havana, Havana Vieja, was our first stop, as it is for nearly everyone who comes to Cuba. This part of the city is 497 years old.
HAVANA TIMES - A year after Barack Obama's trip to Cuba, the first visit a United States president had made to the island in almost 90 years, the euphoria which triggered the "thawing" of relations between the two countries has disappeared.
Guests will join WAINWRIGHT for four days and four nights of CUBAN adventures, sightseeing, fine cuisine, dancing and music while staying at the MELIA MIRAMAR HOTEL in HAVANA. WAINWRIGHT will perform an intimate private concert and public show ...
Last year there was much excitement in the US as airlines announced they would be resuming commercial flights to Cuba for the first time in 50 years.
Apart from visits to all inclusive resorts, it seems every tourist to Cuba does the same three things: Tour the capital city of Havana, visit the charming colonial town of Trinidad, and commune with nature in the beautiful valley of Vinales. Trinidad ...
Guests will join Wainwright for four days and four nights of Cuban adventures, sightseeing, fine cuisine, dancing and music while staying at the Melia Miramar Hotel in Havana. In between a packed sightseeing itinerary, Wainwright will perform an ...
HAVANA TIMES - On March 6th and 7th this year, a Cuban delegation produced a report about the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance before the UN General Assembly which is assessing how member ...
Guerrilla theater meets spontaneous drag show in Havana's Calle Reina.
HAVANA TIMES - A political system which doesn't have feedback, nor is founded on democratic elections, will never be able to truly fight injustice, anywhere!
LUDEMA Furniture enterprise took over the production of about 3,500 articles from 171 assortments destined for the Manzana Kempinski Havana Grand Hotel, Cuba's first five-star plus luxury tourist facility. Luis Cruz, general secretary of the union's ...
HAVANA TIMES - Cuban natives captured their vision of the world in caves, even the stamp of the Spanish conquest, passing on hundreds of paintings called "cave paintings" to us.
On Wednesday, March 22, at 6pm, e-flux Architecture will present SUPERHUMANITY TALKS in Havana, Cuba at Artista X Artista.
A brutal high-security prison was the last place Stephen Purvis expected to end up when he moved to Havana. Stephen Gibbs tells his story.
HAVANA TIMES - This Friday, independent journalist Henry Constantin, the director of La Hora de Cuba magazine and regional vice-president of the Inter American Press Association (SIP), was officially accused for "misappropriation of a legal standing ...
HAVANA TIMES - The twentieth edition of the Terry Fox Run, hosted on Saturday, March 18, in Havana and other Cuban cities, saw thousands of people ...
That afternoon, my cousin and I relinquished our backpacks to security guards at the entrance to the Museo de la Revolucion in Havana. We ascended the sweeping, Italian marble staircase in the former Presidential Palace, passed the bust of ...
HAVANA - A vacation in Havana is not the bargain that some American tourists were hoping for with the new availability of economy flights to the island.


 

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