“L’Avana after Irma„

At the end of September I was in Havana for my usual trip to Cuba. Hurricane Irma was there a dozen days before. My mood was not the best. No one would have expected me at the airport so I was distracted by personal feelings. TV had said that Cuba was wounded by the hurricane…

“Amigos de MB: Juanita„

Juanita is one of the best Cuban master cigar roller. I ‘ve known  her for years. Everytime I go to La Habana, I go to visit her. She is a really nice person not just a very good cigar roller only,and I am lucky to be her friend. If you go to La Habana you…

MB & Carlos Robaina

“Amigos de MB: Carlos Robaina„

Carlos Robaina, Alejandro’s son, is the manager of LCDH 5 y 16, in Miramar La Habana. When I stay in Cuba, I used to visit him. I feel at home when I stay in his cigar store. I suggest to visit him if you are going to La Habana. You could share a good cigar…

“FIHAV Feria Internacional de La Habana„

November the 1st, started the 34th Feria Internacional de La Habana, at the ExpoCuba ‘s executive hall, where Cuban s and foreign enterprises holdind session to stablish business relationships. The ExpoCuba fairground is Cuba’s largest exhibition center. It is located on the Highway Carretera del Rocio, km 3 in the municipality of Arroyo Naranjos. It…

”Vegas Robaina plantation„

During my last trip to Cuba, I went to Vegas Robaina’s plantation in Pinar del Rio, more or less 150 km from La Habana. Following a video about Vegas Robaina cigar roller.

“Just for MB members„

In the middle of February I was in Havana in search of inspiration. The weather was not good. It was also cold, which is unusual for the Caribbean. Besides, the weather is changing. mild winter in Rome, cold in Havana. While going around the city, I had the good fortune to meet several Cuban people,…

“La Casa del Tabaco Riviera Hotel„

Havana is full of places that recall the old splendor, when it was known as the Paris of the Caribbean. One of them is the Hotel Riviera, located between Paseo y Malecon, Vedado area. The Riviera is a high-rise that overlooks the ocean. It has a swimming pool, famous for its diving. Too bad it’s…

”L’Avana„

Whenever I am in Havana I feel the same emotions. I walk alone along its avenues . Carefree . Strong breath the air that comes from the ocean . I clean my soul by the smog accumulated when I stay in Rome. I’m free . I do not watch the clock . I do not…