Tag Archives: Cuba

  • Volunteer in Cuba – Colors of Hope Photo Gallery

    Posted on May 22, 2017 by in Gallery

    Off the paved road in Santiago de Cuba, in a neighbourhood called El Resplandor (The Glow) and best accessible by horse-drawn cart than by car, live families with many children in need of educational, cultural and material assistance. This project called Colores de Esperanza has been working with the children every Sunday for the last […]

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  • Tai Chi Class in Santiago de Cuba – Video

    Posted on February 28, 2017 by in Gallery

    If you’ve ever seen a group of people moving in exquisitely graceful dance-like exercises in your local park, gym, or community center, you have witnessed the ancient Chinese arts of Tai chi or Qigong. These ordinary people are improving their health, strength, balance, concentration, and mental well-being—and they are having fun while doing it! Tai […]

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  • Hiking in Cuba Photo Gallery

    Posted on January 30, 2017 by in Gallery

    Special Program in Santiago de Cuba: “Walking with Heroes” They hike for a period of 10 days (of which you will join them for 2 days and nights) in the countryside visiting local communities and encouraging children, youth and the rest of the population to express themselves artistically: plastic arts, literature, dance, theater, etc. Hiking […]

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  • Special Program in Santiago de Cuba: “Walking with Heroes”

    Posted on January 21, 2017 by in Best Extras, Best News

    VIII Cultural Arts Exchange in Santiago de Cuba Sponsored by the Hermanos Saiz Association and BEST Programs 7 nights between July 22 and August 5, 2017 With accommodation, meals, Spanish and/or salsa dancing General Overview Practical Info Itinerary See Photo Gallery General Overview The idea of promoting art in the mountains is not new anywhere […]

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  • A week in Santiago de Cuba – Rose’s Testimonial

    Posted on November 13, 2016 by in Testimonials

    Dear BEST, I’m happy to try to give some feedback about our week in Santiago de Cuba. First, Waldo was fantastic as a guide. We really valued his advice, and he knew all the best places to go and found a wonderful taxi driver for us. You asked about safety. There was no problem with […]

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  • Internships, Spanish & Salsa in Cuba: Practicalities and Tips

    Posted on July 19, 2016 by in Blog

    Cuba Practicalites – Are you traveling to Cuba for the first time? There is nothing quite like it! We have composed this list of practical help to avoid possible confusion and overwhelming. We suggest you read them all. LAST UPDATED: January 2017. (Bear in mind that Cuba is changing rapidly, so it is possible some […]

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  • The Way of Son and the “Septeto Santiaguero”

    Posted on June 1, 2016 by in Blog

    (Ver más abajo versión en español) Musicologists dilute the origin of Cuban musical genre, son, by attributing its appearance throughout the entire eastern part of the island.  There are even those who contend some remote first appearance in the West along with other fallacies such as the final burial place of Micaela Gines, Pascual de […]

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  • Optional Excursions in Cuba

    Posted on March 12, 2016 by in Best Extras, Best News

    Have a look to our Excursions in Cuba. You can make them during your internship in Cuba! Best Arts Excursion: A Look at the Arts in Santiago de Cuba BEST Trinidad Excursion Best Nature Journey: Santiago de Cuba landscape Best’s Excursion into Spirit and Religion in Santiago de Cuba Best Arts Excursion: A Look at […]

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  • Best Programs Presents Videoclip ‘Inside Cuba Today’

    Posted on November 29, 2015 by in Best News

    The video is the idea and creation of the talented Cuban artist and photographer Waldo Regueiferos, and opens another door to Best Programs in its inclusion of Havana and Santiago de Cuba as low-cost packaged destinations. Jill Arcaro, founder of BEST and a finalist for the Innovation in Educational Programs Award GoAbroad in 2015, said […]

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