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The Museum of Bellas Artes Cubano and wh...

This museum of Bellas Artes Cubano had been on our list to visit, but by the morning we were planning on going, Jenn and I had already seen a lot of art at many of the street galleries, so we were both hesitant to go. We said ‘well, let’s give it a shot.’ Wow, were we in for a surprise!   First, I want to mention that we have visited every major museum in Europe, the United States, Chile, and even the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Not only did this museum exceed our expectations, but we put it in the top ten of all those we have seen.  Upon entering the...
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Fabrica de Arte Cubano “FAC”...

Fábrica de Arte Cubano (FAC) is my absolute favorite evening hangout in the world. Located at 11 and 26 in Vedado (La Habana), the establishment was originally the headquarters for Havana’s electricity company, then became an olive oil factory. The world famous Cuban artist X Alfonso has truly transformed this space into one of the most unique arts venues in the world. From the moment you walk in pay your CUC$2 and get your drink card (don’t lose it or you pay CUC$30 at end of the visit), you can feel something different about this place. The rawness of it, the...