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  • Cienfuegos: Quiet Costal Hideout

    Yes, Havana is exciting, Havana is bustling, Havana has it all — but sometimes Havana is overwhelming, and you just want a beautiful place to relax. Cienfuegos is that place. Despite it’s size (pop. 160,000) and status as a provincial capital, and despite it’s sugar-rich history, Cienfuegos feels like a humdrum coastal town where nothing […]

  • Playlist: A Little Bit of Beny

    Beny Moré was a force of nature in Cuban music in the 40s and 50s. He was a self taught virtuoso singer and performer, a prolific drinker, and one of Cuba’s most beloved musicians. Here are some of our favorite selections from this native of Cienfuegos…