Little Havana Food Tour
From Galleries to Sandwiches to Cigars
Dominoes in the Park
Cuban Memorial Boulevard
Reina earned a PhD in Spanish with a specialization in Latin American literature and culture from Florida State University. She taught all levels of college Spanish, courses on Latin American literature and history, women writers, and Cuban writers for many years in Arkansas and Washington state. She has also led student tours and study abroad programs in Spain and Costa Rica. Her academic research focuses on Cuban and Cuban-American women writers and artists. Reina loves languages, travel, and the arts. She currently lives in Miami Beach and works at an art gallery.
Yoela was born in Havana and has lived in Mexico City and Barcelona. She received a BA in Sociology from University of Havana and completed a MA in Urban Studies in El Colegio de México. She came to Miami in 2005 and has worked as adjunct faculty in Higher Education as well as an elementary and middle grades teacher. Furthermore, Yoela holds a MA in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida Atlantic University. Her interests range from urban history to sustainable community planning. She also has experience as a tour guide and environmental educator for children at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden in Miami. Yoela enjoys sharing her passion for cities and her knowledge of South Florida region with others. She seeks to create rich urban narratives integrating perspectives from urban planning and social sciences.
Yainel is a cuban Miami-based historian and art curator. After a History degree and several years of postgraduate preparation, he went to work as a professor at the University of Havana. His latest endeavours before leaving the island included experiences as a museologist and fine arts expert. Yainel is researching the recent evolution of the economic, political and cultural phenomenon of Cuba, his roots and his vision from this shore are elements that enrich the analysis. He believes that a research work can be attained on the field and it must be taught by the Horacio’s principle: prodesse et delectare...to instruct and to delight.
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