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Hemingway's Watering Holes and Life in Cuba

Hemingway’s Watering Holes and Life in Cuba

While walking on a sweltering heat in Havana, I finally gave up finding La Bodeguita, a place where Papa Hemingway used to get wasted. I found a small cafe, sat there and ordered a bottle of mineral water. When the waiter came back, I asked him where the said bar was and he told me […]

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Things to do in Havana

35 Things to do in Havana

These are the 35 things to do in Havana, Cuba. From riding a classic car to watching the sunset at Malecon or strolling the street, Havana is vibrant and teeming with little things to discover. Colonial architecture is literally everywhere. Havana is a kaleidoscope of everything: of collapsing decay, of oozing sexuality, of colorful colonial […]

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The Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright

Directions to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home and Studio Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway used to live in the same neighborhood. They’re the great sons of Oak Park. In fact, they’re 7 minutes walk away from each other’s house. So, if you are done visiting Hemingway’s House, walk on your left and turn left on Chicago Avenue until […]

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The Birthplace of Ernest Hemingway

I’d be honest. I didn’t know that prolific American writer, Ernest Hemingway was born in Chicago—not until I accidentally scanned the last pages of my  when my eyes caught the words in bold letters, Oak Park & Around. Right below those words are the names Ernest Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect. […]

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