Havana in the City — A Taste of Cuba in NYC

Going to Havana, Cuba last year was one of the best and eye opening experiences of my life. For those interested in my trip check out my Guide to Havana Cuba as well as my daily journal blog posts from my trip. Some of the best food I had in Havana was at little known mom and pop shops. Yes,…
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VIDEO: Havana Twists Install with Invisible Technique

You all know I love rocking my Havana Twist throughout the Fall & Winter and releasing my Afro in the Spring and Summer. Havana Twists are my favorite protective style. I love it because the hair is light and with the invisible roots technique used by my hair stylist Amaany Clark @morkinks I am able to get to my roots and…
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Havana Cuba Day 4 — Dirty Dancing

If you haven’t yet you might need to back track to Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3-Varadero Beach of my Havana Cuba adventures. And if you are looking for The American Girl’s Guide to Cuba, well click the link. Day 4 was our last full day in Havana and it was by far my favorite day. Why, you ask?…
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Havana Cuba Day 3 — Varadero Beach

Read Havana Cuba Day 1 & Havana Cuba Day 2 Day 3 had been planned well in advance of the trip. We had scheduled a day trip to Varadero Beach with our host Rafael. For $160 CUCs, a driver would pick us up and drive us the two hours to Varadero Beach. We’d hang out for about 3 hours then…
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The American Girls Guide to Cuba — Yes Bring Toilet Paper

On a Saturday morning in early December while laying on the couch binge watching This is Us, I got a text from a friend that flights to Cuba were $200 roundtrip. By evening 4 of my friends and I had booked our flights thanks to a bomb JetBlue deal. For weeks I’d seen people on Instagram traipsing around Cuba. Apparently…
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Havana Cuba Day 2

In the elevator of our building on Day 1, we met a Canadian gentleman who insisted we go around the corner to Cafe Arcangel for breakfast. It was some of the best advice we received during our stay. Cafe Arcangel’s entrance  is so tiny you could pass by it if you aren’t on the lookout for it. It’s a lovely…
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