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Written by Suzanne Cox

Farmstay in Vinales, Cuba

Nina and Michael from Germany travelled with their 18 month old daughter to Cuba. They wanted to learn about the agricultural way of life. They stayed with host Miguel on his farm. He grows mangos, oranges, lemons, tangerines, pineapples, bananas, coconut, guavas and coffee. He also grows lots of vegetables and medicinal plants.

Written by Suzanne Cox

Retired couple travel to Cuba

A retired Serbian couple travels to Cuba, and discovered new joys of life. The people and the culture inspired love and happiness in their hearts. They had an unforgettable experience through homestay.

Written by Suzanne Cox

Carnaval in Santiago de Cuba staying with a musician

Ben from the United States visited Cuba in July 2017 for a photography project to capture Caribbean music and dance. He found a host Jose who is also a professional musician, allowing him access to capture some amazing shots. Read on to hear all about Carnaval in Cuba from Ben.

Written by Sally Meacham

Can Americans visit Cuba?

Jessica Maienza went to Cuba with her husband on vacation. She went caving, road in a cool 1950's Chevy, and experienced some great hospitality. Interested? Read on and hear what she has to say about Cuba.

Written by Suzanne Cox

Casa in Havana, Cuba

Our Homestay experience was one of the best trips of our lives. I traditionally stay in hostels or AirBnBs, but Homestay allowed me to stay with a family who was eager to help us learn about their culture and they were eager to learn about our culture. This was a remarkable experience like no other because we were so enriched through conversations with our host family about their customs, traditions, and ways of life.

Written by Kim Gillick

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2017

Another year, another excuse to book a holiday! If you're working hard to see the world but not sure where is next on the list, we've got you covered. Dive into the best destinations of 2017.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Havana Holidays: Learning About Cuban Culture and Organic Worm Farming

Steeped in history and filled to the brim with a rich culture, Havana offers something for every kind of traveller. Fresh off the plane, Anna shares her adventures.

Written by Mary Plunkett

The Best Places to Travel Alone Around the World

Travelling alone is one of the best ways to see the world. Plan your solo travel adventure to see the world with the expert guide from

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Travel to Cuba: Everything you Need to Know to Plan your Trip

Find out all you need to know to plan a trip to Cuba with the expert guide from Learn why you should stay in a casa particular, what to pack and when to visit.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Experience authentic Havana culture in the best casa particular Cuba has to offer

Hear why our top Cuban host Jorge and his family choose to host with Homestay and learn what to expect if you are planning on staying in a casa particular in Cuba.

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