It's February and once again Havana is preparing for hundreds of cigar aficionados from all over the world to descend on the city, eager to enjoy fine hand-rolled Habanos (premium Cuban cigars) and share their passion for a culture deeply rooted in Cuba's identity as a nation. The Habanos Festival is one of the most important events in the island's calendar. Learn more about the event, Cuban cigars and their link to one of the United Kingdom's most famous sons, Winston Churchill.
Cuba's Romeo and Juliet
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to reflect on Cuba’s most beautiful and tragic love story.
In the centre of Colon Cemetery lies the embalmed remains Catalina Lasa: the most beautiful woman to walk the streets of Havana and the protagonist of Cuba’s greatest love affair.