Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Varadero Beach, Cuba
Jun15

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Varadero Beach, Cuba

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With the relaxing of travel restrictions for Americans to the Caribbean nation of Cuba, travel to this island for my own personal relaxing has been on my mind a lot lately. While the documentation of beach bars has proven a little difficult, one aspect of this nation has not – it’s most popular beach. Located about 75 miles east of Cuba, Varadero Beach pokes itself into Bahia de Cardenas like a stick thing finger, seemingly protecting...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Varadero Beach, Cuba
Mar10

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Varadero Beach, Cuba

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Whether they’ve traveled to Cuba or it’s the appeal of an undiscovered paradise (for most Americans, anyway) at our doorstep, the followers of my Facebook page chose this picture of Varadero Beach on Cuba as their favorite beach image of the week. From the little I know about Cuba, Varadero looks to be its answer to Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach or Aruba’s Palm Beach. About 75 miles from the center of Havana and measuring...

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Ten Images of Cuba’s Beaches That Will Make You Wish You Were a Journalist
Feb09

Ten Images of Cuba’s Beaches That Will Make You Wish You Were a Journalist

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As travel to Cuba from the US slowly opens up with the current administration’s restoration of diplomatic relations with this Caribbean island nation, figuring out how to travel to Cuba comes to the forefront for many Americans looking for the next big thing in travel. If you think, however, that you’re going to just be able to jump online, book a flight through Expedia and next thing you know you’re drinking mojitos on Varadero Beach...

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Need Help Identifying Beach Bars In Cuba
Jul22

Need Help Identifying Beach Bars In Cuba

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As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US continue to thaw, it’s just a matter of time before Cuba’s beach bars start being invaded by US beach bar bums. Maybe “invaded” isn’t the right word to use since, you know, that whole Bay of Pigs invasion thing. Whatever word you use to describe it, the Americans are coming and they’re going to want fruity tropical drinks at a beach bar. That’s where I (and you by proxy) come in. I did...

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