Hi globetrotters, How are you all? One of my missions on this trip was to find my friend and colleague souvenirs. I wanted something symboloc, not something like a keychain with the word Cuba. Boo…unoriginal. I take souvenirs seriously. It is pretty much a surprise present. Mr. Lumberjack and I walked Obispo, the main tourist… Read More Souvenir Hunt (Havana, Cuba)
Hi globetrotters, As you may have already known i went to Cuba, and one of the most immediately noticeable things is the double currency. I dont of any other country that has a double currency. One of them is the CUP, which is the Cuban peso. The locals use it for many every day items.… Read More CUC or CUP? (Havana, Cuba)
Ciao globetrotters, I gave you why I love Cuba so much, but trust me, it is very different than the U.S. I actually thought Cuba would be similar to Puerto Rico, but I also got a different vibe from the place. There are so many culture shock moments, but good ones. If you have the… Read More Tips to Manuever Cuba
Hello globetrotters, Remember that previous post, where I mentioned to bring documentation into Cuba? One of those documents should be your itinerary. We got really lucky and didn’t get stopped and questioned by customs. However, you should know that sometimes you will have to prove you came to help the local people, or whatever the… Read More 5-Day Itinerary (Havana, Cuba)
Ciao globetrotters, I landed back in the States last week, and while I have plenty of new things to share with you, I want to share my thoughts on Cuba. I. Love. CUBA. Cuba is one of those places, where I really connected with the people and my heart goes out to those that are… Read More Half My Heart is in Havana
Hi all, I play a fuzzy, non-saturated colored movie in my head. A place trapped in the 1950s era, with its famous vintage cars. Once it could only be a movie I imagined, but now I am going to be on the set. For U.S. citizens, it was illegal to travel to Cuba, except I… Read More Havana, Cuba- How Do I Enter?
Hi there, Everyone knows I am always down to eat at a Chicago restaurant. There is a lot of new places to try and I just like good food in general. Well, last week I have been eating out non-stop and I haven’t been eating the healthiest. It led me to have one of the… Read More Chicago Eats Hiatus