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Salsa performance at Hotel Las Cuevas in Trinidad, Cuba

Ask any Cuban to describe Salsa (Son) music, and the word sabor will inevitably creep into the conversation. Though the word translates literally to “flavor” in English, it is one of...

Santiago paints our faces at Trazos Libres community art project in Cienfuegos, Cuba

His real name is José Fuster, but in the hood he’s known as the “Picasso del Caribe.” It was easy to see how he got the nickname Picasso of the Caribbean....

A great meal in Cuba is always topped off with a fine cigar

For decades, travelers to Cuba have raved about the island’s stunning beaches, sipped icy cool Mojitos…and complained about the food. With dining options limited to State restaurants, run by government employees...

Billboard in Cienfuegos, Cuba shows resentment against the U.S. government's blockade of Cuba

We’d barely stepped off the plane when I had my first conversation with a Cuban. At Revolution Square, I hurried over to the line of classic car taxis awaiting passengers and...

Horse-drawn carriage on the streets of Santa Clara, Cuba

Note: Free airfare from Miami to Cuba was originally offered exclusively to my readers who booked the June trip to Cuba with Discover Corps, but the registration deadline for that tour...

Map showing my travel to Cuba with Discover Corps

It’s been a long 15 months in the U.S., with little opportunity to travel, but that’s about to change. By the time you read this, I will be in Cuba, a...