The Power of Immersion: Learn Spanish in Cuba

Does the Spanish class you’re taking feel more like an obligation than a hobby? Are you not learning enough? Want to practice with what you’ve learned outside fo class? Many people have the initiative and desire to learn a second language, but often get discouraged. This is because they only practice their skills in the […]

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Live Music in Havana – Every Night of the Week

Wander through the streets of Havana and you’ll hear the sounds of Cuba floating across the warm breeze. You can easily stumble upon live music every night of the week.   Here are a few places you shouldn’t miss: EVERYDAY – La Zorra y el Cuervo, Vedado  Situated between Avenue 23 and O Street, this […]

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3 Minute Guide to Cuban Dance Styles

Imagine sitting at an outdoor bar, the warm breeze hitting your face and listening to the music. The catchy rhythm makes you want to dance. But wait, what music is playing? How are you supposed to dance if you don’t know what you’re dancing to? You think you know, but you aren’t 100% sure. Now’s […]

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27 Cuban Slang Words and Phrases

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When you travel to a country that is not your own, you prepare yourself with its basic language, right? For example, you familiarize yourself with how to ask for a meal or where the nearest bathroom is.  But what if you could better immerse yourself into the culture by utilizing more than what you learn […]

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A Short History of Salsa

Cuba Dance Tours

Ever wondered where salsa originated? You might think it originated in a country in the Caribbean Sea. It didn’t. It actually emerged right in the middle of New York City in the 1950s.  During this time half a million Latinos in “El Barrio” of East Harlem, most of them Puerto Rican, wanted to make themselves […]

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7 Things Not to Miss in Viñales

Visit Vinales, Cuba

Viñales is approximately 2.5 hours from Havana by Car. Its breathtaking landscapes are worth the drive alone. Think overwhelming limestone mountains, underground rivers, natural lakes, abundant agriculture, and so much more.  It is quite easy to get to Viñales from Havana. There are lots of taxis, colectivos, and buses that make the trip daily. If […]

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