Cuba

Tips and Articles in Cuba

The irony was as deep as the Straits of Florida. On the same day that Juan Miguel González arrived in the United States to pick up his son Elian, my friends and I were setting sail for Havana from Key West. We weren't leaving home in search of any...
Everyone knows it's illegal for Americans to go to Cuba. So why does Barnes & Noble stock four different guidebooks?The answer is simple—everyone is wrong. Going to Cuba isn't illegal, or even very difficult. The operative law is the Trading with ...
OCCUPATION New York-based director of film (Frida, Titus) and theater (The Lion King) ON THE ROAD Taymor and composer Elliot Goldenthal ("my happily unmarried partner for the past twenty years") were recently invited to show Frida at the Havana F...
Americans who want to see Cuba will have one less option at the end of this year, when the last of the educational (or "people-to-people") licenses that enabled 16,000 U.S. citizens to visit the island last year will expire. According to Taylor G...
It's the kind of scene that's usually reserved for dreams: You're up to your chest in clear, azure water. On the right, a Mayan ruin towers above the sea. Just opposite is an exquisite white-sand beach. Behind you someone is humming a jazz melody,...