VTA Cuba Blog

Cuba And Maya Mexico

Starting and ending in Havana, this cruise not only explores the fascinating island of Cuba, but also takes you to Mexico's Caribbean coast and the Gulf of Mexico to visit the splendid ruins of the Maya civilization. After an overnight on board Aegean Odyssey in...

T.J. English And Havana Nocturne

Thomas Joseph “T.J.” English is one of the most renowned writers in the United States, covering organized crime and the criminal underworld. As a journalist and author, he has written on everything from ethnic gangs in the U.S. to the narco war in Mexico and...

The Cuba Experience I

Immerse yourself in Cuba’s vibrant cities, tropical landscapes and natural friendly charm with this 8-day cruise from Havana to Montego Bay, Jamaica. On an island that is more open to visitors than in recent memory, there’s never been a better time to explore the...

Eastern Caribbean And The Grenadines

In December, Aegean Odyssey will depart the port of Barbados for an 11-night cruise that takes in some of the very best islands in the Caribbean and we want you to join us. The cruise will begin with a 2-night stay in Bridgetown, allowing ample time for you to enjoy...

Cuba And Islands of The Caribbean: NEW Brochure Now Available

We recently announced that VTACuba had received full Cuban Government approval to operate a unique collection of cruises in late 2017 and early 2018 that will include overnight stays in Cuba’s Capital Havana plus full day calls to, Cienfuegos, Casilda and Santiago de...

Cuba: a history and a cruise

Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and certainly one of the most interesting and diverse, compromising of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud and several small archipelagos, all of which sit between the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. This...

The Charm of Cienfuegos

Dusk is a special time in the Caribbean. At these low latitudes, the sun is quick to set, though the colours it leaves behind can be spectacular. It is also my favourite time for strolls, especially in Cuba. The heat of the day gives way to gentle breezes and people...

Seeing Cuba for the first time (Guest Blog)

Seeing Cuba for the first time, Christopher Columbus said, “The goodliest land that eye ever saw, the sweetest thing in the world.” After five hundred years, Columbus’s words are still relevant, and what’s more intriguing is the fact that visiting Cuba by ship is the best way to absorb the rich history and personal warmth of her people.

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