Far from the city center, in an everyday neighborhood known as Lawton, lays a stunning display of art that stretches throughout an entire community. Its name is “Muraleando” and it is quite a sight to behold. Walking around Proyecto (“project”) Muraleando, one finds painted muros (“walls”); dance, theater and music workshops held for children; and … Continue reading Made by the Community: The Remarkable Art Project Known as Muraleando
Study in Cuba can be the best experience of your life time. But before preparing for the trip to Havana it is good to know about all the differences between your university in US and for example University in Havana.
“Lo que fui, lo que soy y seré, por mi isla bella” (“What I was, what I am and will be, for my beautiful island”) ~ From the song “Cuba Isla Bella” by the Cuban Salsa-Hip Hop music group Orishas I love Cuba. I love my Cuban friends, Cuban music, Cuban film, Cuban dance, Cuban … Continue reading Why You Should Go to Cuba (and not Spain, for example)
I love my Cuban friends. They were absolutely the best part of my 4-months studying abroad in the country. They are the reason I keep going back to visit. There’s always beauty in building a deep bond with someone else, but it’s particularly special when it is with someone from a different of the world. … Continue reading Making Friends in Cuba
If you’ve ever seen Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, you might have wondered what it would feel like to travel back in time, to experience a place in its heyday and explore an authentic golden age. You’re in luck: Cuba makes this exact experience possible. Havana is an escape back to the 1950’s. Roam the … Continue reading A Trip to Cuba is a Trip Back in Time