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Americans in Cuba

Money in Cuba

Rick Steves | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The ongoing American embargo has a crippling impact on the Cuban economy. As is the case with most embargos, rather than bring about the overthrow of ...

Imagine a Park Where Everyone Is Online

Rick Steves | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

As Internet access comes to Cuba, busy squares in Havana are crowded with people hungry to connect online. These are the big-city young generation waiting patiently for their society to break open. When it does... Look out!

Havana: The Caribbean's Mightiest Port, 500 Years Ago

Rick Steves | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

A first stop for any sightseer in Havana is the fort.

26 Reasons Why Traveling To Cuba Is Worth The $250,000 Fine

Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Kiki Von Glinow

While it may not be entirely legal for Americans to travel to Cuba, the "green crocodile with eyes of stone and water" (as Cuban poet Nicolás Guillén calls the island) could make the non-traditional customs experience a tempting one.

Americans Should Be Allowed to Travel to Cuba

Kristy Ann Muniz | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Kristy Ann Muniz

Regardless of the effect that an absurd amount of American visitors would have on Cuba's culture, there are factors much more important to consider when discussing the 51-year-old trade embargo.

Americans in Cuba: 'Why Doesn't My Blackberry Work?' Cubans in Cuba: 'What Will I Find to Eat Today?'

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.04.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The image of Cubans has been shaped with a great deal of imagination, a lot of past memories, and the stories of the exiles. As a result, it is not strange to view us as if we were living in one of those old sepia postcards, forever frozen in an image from the mid-20th century.

An American Girl in Cuba

Lili Boyle | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home
Lili Boyle

Wherever we went, the highs and lows of Cuban society were clearly illustrated; we saw the beauty, the poverty, the arts, the decay, the hospitality and the biases.