Archive | March, 2016

Cuba 2016 – Paladar 7 Dias in Miramar

13 Mar

Might be because I am an Aquarian, but I love seafood in all forms and I am particularly fond of octopus, so where better to find it than in Cuba where it has transformed into a signature starter in most restaurants if available. I still fondly remember the first and by far best octopus experience Read more…

Cuba 2016 – Visiting Humidores Habana

11 Mar

One of the high points of Patty’s & Ute’s visit to Cuba would be visiting Humidores Habana and meeting with Jose Ernesto, Pablo and Alex as well as getting a tour and in-depth details on the work done by this famed and dedicated workshop. Patty being a jewellery designer and manufacturer herself was immediately attracted Read more…

Cuba Travel 2016 – Picture Gallery Two

10 Mar

Frank joined me for the last week in Havana and with the Festival just about to begin the city was filled with familiar faces of friends gathering to celebrate the 50-th Anniversary of Cohiba during the 18-th Festival del Habano. In fact so many people were attending this event that there was a waiting list Read more…

Cuba Travel 2016 – Picture Gallery One

9 Mar

It’s not just the cigar enthusiasts flying in for the Festival and the 50-th Cohiba Anniversary that were in massive attendance this year – looks like everybody plus his grandmother and third cousins are invading Cuba and specially Havana these days fearing a sudden change that will take years or decades to come. I had Read more…