Skies are Open for U.S. Flights to Cuba

It’s not just the tropical sun that’s beating against Cuba’s tarmac: commercial U.S. airlines now have the opportunity to touch down on the island. On August 31st, JetBlue took off from Florida’s Fort Lauderdale and landed in Santa Clara, Cuba in a landmark flight. For the first time in over half a century, U.S.

Explore Cuba’s Biodiversity

Explore Cuba’s Biodiversity at the American Museum of Natural History’s New Cuba Exhibit 

The Cuban National Museum of Natural History (Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Cuba, MNHN) is collaborating with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) on rese

Cuba's 63rd Revolution Day

Cuba's 63rd Revolution Day: Celebrating Revolutionary Triumph in a Year of Change

On July 26th,1953, Fidel Castro led an attack that set the Cuban revolution in motion.

Taking Obama to the Cuban Ballgame

It’s a tale of two countries: two representatives meeting, two governments attempting to renew relations, and two incredibly different cultures trying to find new ways not only to communicate, but to relate.

Finding My Way to Cuba

In 1972 my father, along with my two aunts and grandparents, left Cuba. On July 6th, 2015 I journeyed to Cuba for the first time. What I experienced was incredible.

Cuba Now

When I first learned that ROW Adventures would be unveiling a new people-to-people tour in Cuba, I was floored!

Adventures in Food... Cuba: Vaca Frita

Are you ready for a taste of Cuba? As travel to Cuba opens up for Americans, there is no better way to get in the mood for exploring a place than to enjoy some delicious native dishes. Vaca frita, or "fried cow," is a classic Cuban dish made with beef slow-cooked in herbs, spices, citrus and vinegar. When the meat is done, it will easily fall apart into juicy, tender pieces.

Adventures in Food... Cuba: Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja, Spanish for "old clothes" is a traditional Cuban dish that consists of shredded beef in a tomato base. Typically served alongside white rice, ropa vieja is often thought of as "comfort food" in Cuba. Topping off the dish with some chopped up pimiento stuffed olives gives it a little kick that contrasts nicely with the beef.

Adventures in Food... Cuba: Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork

Mojo is a Latin sauce made with an acid, such as vinegar or citrus, and garlic. Used to marinate pork, or any meat for that matter, it creates a tender, juicy dish, such as this Cuban mojo (pronounced mo-ho) marinated pork that I found on The Food Charlatan.