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6 Things You Must Do When You Visit Cuba

  On an island more than just a tropical getaway, Cuba has so much to offer its visitors. From its pristine beaches, to its bright, vivid music, and all of the tasty, local cuisine to sample, you won’t be bored.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day: Cuban Style

Dating back to ancient Greece during springtime, Mother’s Day is, and always has been about, honoring motherhood. While it became an official holiday in the States by 1914, it spread to Cuba shortly after. In a culture that shows their mothers love not just one day a year but all year long, this particular holiday

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Cuba and the Prohibition

In early 1920, after decades of an aggressive and successful push by different religious and interest groups in the United States, the 18th Amendment went into effect, which made illegal in every state the production, sale, transportation and importation of alcohol. This was both bad news and good news for the Cuban rum industry, who

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Foods to Pair With Mojitos

With summer well on its way, cool cocktails like the mojito are making their ways back on the menu. Made with mint leaves, white rum, club soda, sugar, and limes, mojitos are a sweet option to pair with any Latin American or even Cuban cuisine. The first step to making the perfect mojito is finding

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Sources Of Cuban Pride

The Cuban has many things to be proud of. The oppressive communist rule that gripped the nation 50 years ago has not changed some things about Cuba that are simply better than in other places in the world. The Cuban people are a proud people, and they have held themselves together in beautiful communities in

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Five Cult Favorite Cuban Cigars

With news of the Cuban embargo lift, American cigar aficionados are clamoring for the arrival of the best in the market. But while everyone knows big brands like Castro’s preferred Cohiba Esplendido, the true cigar fan will want something that’s still flying under-the-radar. Here are five Cubans with a serious cult following — and insight

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The Popularity of Tapas Around the World

Tapas are a type of cuisine that originated in Spain and are now popular in many different parts of the world. Food historians believe that the concept of tapas dates back several hundred years and can be traced to taverns in Spain. These simple one or two ingredient dishes offer small, appetizer-sized portions of food

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Where to Hear Latin Jazz in NYC

One of the most enamoring features of New York City is its reputation as a cultural melting pot. You will meet people from all walks of life in NYC, and this unique blend brings with it an exciting array of entertainment and nightlife venues. If you’re looking to dance the night away (or simply soak

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Cuba: A Caribbean Experience with a Twist

President Obama recently made an announcement which formally reestablished relations with Cuba after over half a century of sealed borders. This opens great new opportunities to travel to an exotic new country right in the back yard of the United States, just a few miles off the coast of Florida. Travelling to Cuba is essentially

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Agozar Has a New Menu!

Agozar Cuban Bistro Bar has a new improved menu. With new specials and new dishes, the menu changes add an extra dimension to  lunch, dinner or drinks at Agozar. We have created a tapas sampler platter of the most popular tapas on the menu. For $15, our sampler Fiesta Cubana features 2 arepas, chicken empanada,

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