6 January 2020


With Lydia Bell and Valerie Hemingway

1st - 8th May 2020

Maximum of 12 guests

We are delighted to announce our new Book Club Abroad to Cuba in May this year. Discover the best of creative Cuba with journalist, Lydia Bell and her friend, Valerie Hemingway. This is a rare chance to get to the heart of the The Arts in Havana and the UNESCO protected town of Trinidad. Meet some of the most talented and influential leaders in their fields from writers and artists to film directors and dancers.


  • Spend a full day in Havana with Valerie Hemingway and learn about her father-in-law’s past as well as her own fascinating experiences as a writer.
  • Visit the private studios of some of the city’s finest contemporary artists and hear their story and the influences behind their work.
  • Explore the architecture & design inside Havana’s most beautiful buildings.
  • Enjoy exclusive events and informal debate hosted in the private homes of our friends in Havana and Trinidad.

Your Expert Hosts, Lydia Bell first started travelling to Cuba about 15 years ago. Since then, she has become deeply attached to the country by virtue of family, friendship and work. She is an experienced journalist, copywriter and editor in the fields of travel, design and the arts. She writes for a myriad of publications globally, including UK broadsheets.

Please get in touch with us to book a place on this Insider Journey.

From £5,500 per person based on two people sharing including four nights at the Kempinski Havana and three nights at the Iberostar Trinidad, private transfers, private guiding and meals. Excludes single supplements, international flights or any other extras (Flight guide price: return flights in Economy Class from London to Havana from £500 per person).