cuban clothes in havana

the kind of clothing people wear in cuba

If while on vacation in Cuba you want to dress like a Cuban, there are same essential steps you should not omit, even though you should be aware that there is no way in which you could blend in – foreign travelers walk differently-, so if your goal is to look like a Cuban, you have your work cut out for you. This I can assure you, since I have already traveled more than 20 times to the island and like to notice these cultural differences. It is important for you to know that, just like in any other country, the way of dressing will depend on the economic status and the place where people live. In Cuba, people at Havana’s ...

Read more...By photographingcuba      28 October 2016

afrocuban dancers in havana

Photography courses in Cuba

My passion for travelling took me to Cuba in 1998 and since then, I've covered hundreds of miles walking streets and absorbing a light, an inspiration hard to find in any other country. My passion for photography led me to organize and manage a series of photography photo tours in Cuba, teaching my specialties: documentary and street photography. www.photographingcuba.com Taking an intensive photography...

Read more...By photographingcuba      14 October 2016

10 Tips for travelling to Cuba as a tourist

In this detailed article you will find many tips to travel across Cuba, but you should know that your trip’s success will depend on the people, on your guide, on your driver, on the friendships you make, and above all, on the house or hotel where you stay. - What indispensable things should I take when travelling to Cuba? The mother of our Cuba travelling tips: the indispensable things you are to take will fit in one pocket.  Leave anything you want back at home, but do not forget to take these 5 things. This is one of our most important tips when travelling to Cuba. 1- Passport (valid for at least 6 months) ...

Read more...By photographingcuba      03 October 2016

photos of tourism in Cuba

The best time to travel to Cuba month per month

The following article will help you find your way around Cuba depending on the month. Travelling to Cuba in August and doing so in January are completely different experiences, as you will see below. I’ll be as detailed as possible for you to avoid any confusion. JANUARY It is important to know that night falls around 7 PM, that it is a month when temperatures can occasionally be low, and above all, that it is a month when tobacco is harvested, which makes travelling to Viñales around this time of year highly recommended, even though the ideal time to see tobacco in all of its glory is February or March. New Year’s and Three King’s Celebrations: contrary to what ...

Read more...By photographingcuba      03 October 2016

welcome to american cruise adonia in Havana

Photographing and making history in Cuba

On May 1 the Adonia cruise from Carnival company (the largest cruise company in the world), departed from Miami with around 700 mainly American travelers that were making history as it was over 50 years something like this took place. It was on May 2,...

Read more...By photographingcuba      13 June 2016

Portrait of cuban dancers

Why choose a private photography workshop in Cuba

Why choose a private photography workshop in Cuba? If I had to give a single piece of advice to any photography enthusiast, I’d simply tell him to take private lessons or to attend a course with few students. That would be my advice in order to truly make headway in the world of photography. Photography enthusiasts, and mainly travel photographers, are used to attending theoretical courses where technical subjects are addressed, or where the work of great photographers is discussed in general. ...

Read more...By photographingcuba      09 June 2016

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