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Posts tagged ‘rum’

How to Make a Cuban Cigar

Before the United States imposed the trade embargo on Cuba, it is reported that JFK bought an entire shipment of his favourite cohibas. It is also hard to find a photo of Che or Fidel that did not also include them with a cigar clenched in their teeth. Cuba has been making cigars since the 1800s and despite (or maybe because of) the embargo, they are still considered the most desirable in the world. Read more

Cuba

Cuba;
I don’t even know where to begin. What an intriguing, complex and layered country.The people are friendly and welcoming, music is an ever-present part of life, boy can Cubans dance, and the beaches are white sand and turquoise sea. A bottle of ron (rum) is $2.95CUC, and cigars anywhere from about $4CUC upwards. However, Cubans on average earn the equivalent of $20CUC a month, Read more

Embracing the Chaos

Reinventing Myself on Mexican Time

Dinner: A Love Story

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Heart of Light

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

A Cup of Jo

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Healthy Happier Bear

Adventures In Striving For A Healthy, Happier Life!

Simple Provisions

Food does not need to be fancy to be celebrated