Recent Blog Posts & News



Experience Havana on a Virtual Tour

  Ari and Ebony are going to take you on a one of a kind virtual tour of Havana! From their 100-year old home in Old Havana, they will take you on a very unique virtual journey of everything that makes Havana so beautiful and enchanting. Know more about Ari. Know more about Ebony. Sign […]

Closing in on all sides: Cuba nears declaring coronavirus victory

HAVANA (Reuters) – Reina Paula, a saleswoman at Havana’s La Epoca supermarket, said the same day that a worker tested positive for the coronavirus, local authorities sent the rest of the staff in a fleet of state vehicles to isolation facilities for testing. Healthcare providers traced their relatives and sent them into quarantine, while state […]

How to make a Hemingway Daiquiri

Excerpt from an article written by Colleen Graham.After spending some time in Cuba, Hemingway quickly became enamored with the daiquiri. In 1921 Constantino Ribailagua, of El Floridita in Havana, created this variation in honor of his daiquiri-loving regular. Ingredients 2 ounces white rum 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur 3/4 ounce grapefruit juice 1/2 ounce lime juice 1/4 ounce simple syrup Garnish: […]

Jose Marti Day – January 28th in Cuba

Today is a special day in Cuba, celebrating the birthday of Cuban National hero Jose Marti. Marti was a poet and philosopher and one of the great Latin American intellectuals. He also wrote the poem that eventually was adapted to song, Guantanamera. Irma, one of our beloved tour leaders, shared some photos of today’s celebration. […]

Truly grateful

As the new year started, we find ourselves overwhelmed by touching messages and words of thanks from our clients, now our cherished friends, who have truly felt the magic of Cuba. We would like to share with you some of the kind words our clients have said of CIT over the years along with photos […]

Hotel or B&B? Deciding where to stay in Cuba

HOTELS vs B&Bs IN CUBA When you plan your trip to Cuba, one of the big decisions you’ll have to make is: should you stay at a hotel or a B&B? We get a lot of questions about these options, so we’ve compiled a list of FAQs to help you make an informed decision. Above: […]