Following my article/passion piece on the Cuban blogger revolution, I just coulden’t resist posting this. No, this isnt turning into a blog on Cuban afffairs, I just personally find it so damn interesting! Continue reading
Canadians have a pretty weird perspective on Cuba in my experiences. Growing up I would always hear stories from friends and family members about vacationing in Cuba. They would talk about the beautiful beaches, wacky entertainment, the all-you-can-drink swim up bars, and the underwhelming quality of the food. It was still always touted as the $500 all-inclusive week away in paradise. The paradise that was not without its quirks and downsides, but in the end always worth it because of its incredible value. Continue reading
Ahhhh Cigars. The ultimate indulgence for sophisticated men and revolutionaries for centuries. Not many things are better than a fine Montecristo and a bottle of Añejo 7 Años Havana Club. It brings back great memories of sitting under the stars at the original Tropicana Club in Havana, Cuba watching the spectacular show while enjoying the complimentary cigars and rum. I don’t normally indulge myself when at home in Canada though. When I head to Cuba on vacation I like to spend the week puffing away and usually bring the maximum allowed cigars back over into Canada (50 pieces). I usually smoke them all within a week, and quit tobacco cold turkey for another year.