BYOTP–Cuba Part 2

We drove down the dusty Havana back roads and arrived at our casa particular.  It’s basically a home stay situation where you occupy a room in the residence of a local Cuban rather than a hotel.  It’s cheaper, it’s more authentic, and I felt good supporting local people rather than a hotel. Our host, Gerardo, … More BYOTP–Cuba Part 2

Spilling My Cookies

It hit me yesterday morning when I woke up in a cold sweat at 2am that I was going to Cuba in 3 days and wanted to spill my cookies immediately. This happens before every trip I take.  I tend to freak out and convince myself I’ve made a huge mistake every single time I … More Spilling My Cookies