Last time when I was in town (again), I finally visited Versailles, and I found it was an art pilgrimage long overdue. This is all about why, when, how, and what not to miss visiting the palace and gardens of Versailles, France.
The mission for the morning is to visit the four plazas in the Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains the core of the original city. Apart from the heritage spots within the area, Havana is also filled with stories and antidotes about the legendary American novelist Ernest Hemingway…
1953: the year when the Cuban Revolution took place and since then the time in Havana stood still, owing to the American embargo. This policy had Cuba perfectly preserved as a giant, spectacular open-air museum of 1950s communism without the American influence – the country has no chain stores, no fast food, no Coca Cola, no Starbucks, and even no outdoor advertising… the country, to a lot of travelers, is unique and fascinating.