A Must-Visit in Havana - Fabrica de Arte Cubano

Fabrica de Arte Cubano

My first trip to Cuba was in late July 2015 soon after President Obama improved relations with Cuba and made it easier for U.S. citizens to travel there.  That trip became the first of many as ROW and Sea Kayak Adventures learned how to navigate the challenges of conducting tours in Cuba.

Cuban Insight

When people come to Cuba and learn about our way of living, our economic situation and the hardships we Cubans face on daily basis, they can’t help but wonder how it is possible that despite everything, we always look so happy and we are always smiling. As opposed to focusing on our problems, we mostly laugh at them.

9 Surprising First Impressions of Cuba

Stevie Gawryluk, an Adventure Consultant for ROW and Adventure Unbound recently made her first trip to Cuba. Below she recounts some of her most surprising first impressions; take a peek to share in her journey!  

The Most Beautiful National Parks in Cuba

There are countries like Costa Rica that are known for the large percentage of lands they have protected as parks and nature reserves.  In total Costa Rica has protected about 28% of its territory, compared to 14% in the United States.

What is the Best Way to Tour Cuba?

Legal Travel to Cuba for the U.S. Citizen Explained

Update – Now that Cuba has opened up for travelers again after being closed for nearly two years due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, this article has been updated based on recent visits in the spring of 2022.

Cuban Comfort Food

Every culture has comfort food.  That food you long for when you’ve had a tough day, or you are lonely, or you just need the sense of a pat on your back, transmitted to your stomach.  It’s the food that makes you feel at home and that life is good.