Cuban Robin Hood. Guayabera shirts and bandits, Cuba in the 1800′s.

The guayabera shirt has a rich, colorful and even dangerous history as the fashion of choice for notorious Cuban bandits.

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Havana Street Food: What To Expect When Eating In Cuba

While on vacation, one of the most interesting elements of visiting a new culture is learning about how the locals enjoy everyday pleasures, and the leisure activities and daily habits that make their culture unique. To get a real flavor of the local culture, many tourists focus on exploring the traditional food in the area. […]

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Fried sweet plantains

Fried sweet plantains

Fried sweet plantains. They are everywhere! If you ever eaten in a Cuban restaurant you’ll notice these fried plantains offered as a side dish on almost every main course. These are sweet treats that will sure go very well with any Cuban dishes.  The sweet plantains are not fried bananas instead the plantains are a […]

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El Palacio de Valle

El Palacio de Valle Located in Punta Gorda, in the city of Cienfuegos El Palacio de Valle is a gorgeous palace reminiscent of Spanish-Moorish art with influences of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque and Mudejar arts. The palace used to belong to Don Acisclo del Valle, owner of several plantations in the Cienfuegos city area. The palace was […]

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Good-bye Pines And Chipmunks, Hello Palms And Iguanas!

Turn your wedding day from drab into fab by shuffling your wedding party into an airplane and heading for lusciously tropical Key West, Florida. While the rhododendrons at the neighborhood church sure do look beautiful in bloom, no mainland flora and fauna can compare to the exotic offerings found in the Florida Keys! Key West […]

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Entertainment Ideas To Excite Your Wedding Crowd

What do people expect when they attend a wedding? Tradition. Sometimes there’s a surprise or two on the horizon, but usually proceedings go pretty much to plan. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with keeping to traditional, but it’s great to throw your guests a curve ball or two to give them something completely different and to […]

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Cuban Flan Recipe

cuban flan

Cuban Flan Recipe. Cuban Flans are delicious deserts and a great way to end any Cuban meal. Flans are prepared with basic ingredients such as eggs, condense milk and evaporated milk. this Cuban dessert come out silky and smooth with a caramel crust to die for.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon water A few drops of […]

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Cuban ropa vieja recipe

Ropa Vieja

Cuban Ropa Vieja Ropa Vieja literally means old clothes, this is the name of this delicious recipe. This Cuban ropa vieja recipe is very easy to follow, I like to add boil the meat first with lots of water and later use this cooking liquid for cooking beans and soups as a meat stock. Ingredients: […]

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Guayaberas to Canada

Guayaberas to Canada

Guayaberas to Canada Guayaberas are very popular all over the world. Our neighbors in Canada enjoy them just like any other customer. Our Guayaberas have been showing up in Cuba thanks in part to our Canadian customers who travel to the island to get married on he beautiful beaches.   Our beloved Canadian customer Karim […]

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Cuban Croquettes Recipe – Croquetas Cubanas

cuban croquette

Cuban Croquettes Recipe These Cuban Croquettes are delicious finger foods served at parties or as an appetizer. Traditionally these Cuban Croquettes are fried you can experiment with the oven and might need to spray some oil on them if you want to try to bake them. The Cuba croquettes are served with crackers or as finger food at […]

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