Life, Culture and Travels from the perspective of a Cuban

(Por y para mi madre)   Esta vez, te prometo callar. Cuando en inmigración la funcionaria me reciba con un “Hola” desganado, cuando note a los aduaneros cambiar su gesto al ver mi pasaporte de la República de Cuba, cuando la encargada del “tráfico” me indique que debo seguir para la derecha porque “para esa […]

I miss the road, I miss airports and train stations, I miss the sound of my backpack clips closing telling me we are ready to go, I even miss plane toilets… ok, maybe not plane toilets 🙂 I miss all this while we are doing what my husband calls: travelling within the city. He is […]

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Summer is coming and some friends, specially students, want to visit their families in Cuba for a month. Purchasing an airplane ticket from Canada could be tricky if you want a direct flight to Havana. For Cubans living in Toronto the options are few: Air Canada and Cubana Airlines. Until 2005, Taca used to fly […]