You wouldn't be here if you weren't curious.*

Hi! I'm Elena! Welcome to my travel blog Creativelena.com.
For me, it is all about “life-seeing instead of sightseeing”: Join me as I create, eat & live my way around the world. Curious?

*Check out my book, “The Creative Traveler’s Handbook”, for learning more about what we mean by creative travel. Travelling means the world to me, makes me fit for everday life and sometimes, I trust, also calmer on the inside. Read this blog with a smile, share what you love and remember to check back regularly: After all, when was the last time you did something for the first time?


Wenig später, in der Stadt Camaguey ...

Travel to Cuba: Fifteen fond photo memories of our family trip of a lifetime.

Throwback to … the year 2007. Having recently graduated from university, my parents have taken to sponsor me & my brother on a family trip to Cuba. Once again, the four of us cross the Atlantic (we have already travelled to the States twice before) in order to enjoy the fascinating culture of Cuba before […]

Quick off to Cuba before the onslaught of everyone else …

… or: The Cuban Way of tricking communism! Words to the wise: Cuba is always worth the story. Especially now, as the Americans really are at the verge of a (tourism) invasion. So let us tell you our own story, a travel story of how we lived, breathed and experienced Cuba in the year 2015, some 60 years after the Cuban […]

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