Cienfuego’s Botanical Garden

In the Cuban city of Cienfuego, there is a fabulous Botanical Garden with breathtaking flowers and magnificent trees.  In 1899 Harvard University began a relationship with these gardens and, with a large endowment in 1924, the Harvard Biological Laboratory was … Continue reading

Franck’s Paella Valenciana

The Spanish influence from language to architecture is found everywhere in Cuba. But Spain’s influence on Cuban life cannot be more apparent than in Cuban cooking.  Oceania’s Cruise Line’s Culinary Director, Executive Chef Franck Garanger, lived in Valencia, Spain where … Continue reading