Tasting the Cohiba Maduro 5 Magicos

Tasting the Cohiba Maduro 5 Magicos

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a decade since Habanos released the game-changing Cohiba Maduro 5 line, a range of maduro cigars with wrappers far darker than the traditional Cuban puro. 10 years later, the range still honors the best tradition of Cuba’s “capa madura” or dark wrapper cigars. The maduro wrappers use the … Read more

Habanos Announces Its New Ediciones Limitadas

Habanos Announces Its New Ediciones Limitadas

Habanos has announced a new portfolio of Ediciones Limitadas, or limited edition, cigars for 2017. The new limited editions will be arriving in shops worldwide in the coming weeks, according to the company. The new slate includes three cigars: the Montecristo Dantés, the Trinidad Topes and the Romeo y Julieta Capuletos. Habanos’ limited editions typically … Read more

Apple Vacations Launching Cuba Cruises

Apple Vacations Launching Cuba Cruises

Another travel giant is getting into Cuba’s cruise sector. Apple Vacations has announced plans to launch Cuba cruises on Feb. 17. The company will offer seven-day Cuba sailings with Friday departures out of Montego Bay; the cruises will include two days in Havana along with stops in Santiago de Cuba, Punta Frances and Cienfuegos. Apple … Read more

Why You Need to Try This Cocktail in Cuba

Why You Need to Try This Cocktail in Cuba

Sure, you know the mojito. It’s become synonymous with Havana, an immediate flash to La Bodeguita del Medio and Hemingway’s afternoons (and mornings). As has the daiquiri, another Hemingway favorite, easy to make and even easier still to drink. But there’s another Hemingway cocktail on the bar menus in Havana, and it is about to … Read more

A Sensational Cigar From Romeo y Julieta

A Sensational Cigar From Romeo y Julieta

A Sensational Cigar From Romeo y Julieta Apart from Montecristo and Cohiba, Romeo y Julieta may be the most recognizable Cuban cigar brand. The famous marque has produced some legendary cigars over the years, particularly in the churchill category it came to redefine. But another cigar is smoking incredibly well right now: the Romeo y … Read more