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Welcome to our blog on all things Cuba. We will use this forum to highlight some of our impressions, reflections and opinions on Cuba in the present day and its future. We will also use this forum to highlight any experiences, excursions, activities and events that we feel you should know about. We welcome your comments and feedback!

Beneath the Tropical Surface: The Most Amazing Caves in Cuba

Aside from assorted cavemen and maybe Batman, you might have trouble thinking about anyone who might spend time in a cave. But what about yourself? There is something truly remarkable about descending into the depths of the earth and being surrounded by cold ancient rock that has been there for hundreds of thousands of years. […]

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A Rich Cinematic History to Get You in the Mood for Your Holiday: The Best Movies About Cuba

Depictions of Cuba in mainstream cinema have been rare – almost to the point of non-existent. Hollywood is all about make believe after all, and since the US-imposed trade embargo against Cuba prevented American films from being shot there, filmmakers needed to improvise. Some scenes purporting to take place in Cuba simply did not. The […]

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20 Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with Cuba

Cuba is a truly magical destination, one that is both stylish and somewhat mysterious in many ways. If you’re planning a getaway to the island nation, you probably already know a few things about the country. But what about things you might not have considered? In no particular order, let’s take a look at 20 […]

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Planning a Trip to Cuba next Year? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Are you considering taking a trip to Cuba next year? Heck, you would probably want to take a trip to Cuba tomorrow. Maybe even right now! You can just call in sick for a couple of… weeks. Cuba is a truly magical place and you will have the best time imaginable. In order to make […]

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Planes, Trains and the Road: The Best Ways to Travel Around Cuba

Arriving in a foreign country is just the beginning of the beautiful battle. Unless you will be spending the entirety of your time in the city your plane touches down in, you will need to negotiate your way around the country, often using a variety of modes of transport. Even when you’re staying in a […]

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Size Doesn’t Matter: 4 Stunning Small Towns in Cuba

Sure, the hustle and bustle of a big city can be exciting, but it feels like a waste to visit an exotic destination and only see the big cities. This is why the concept of the day trip can be fun – to get away from the big smoke and explore parts of a country […]

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A Truly Surprising Destination: What Is Cuba Known For?

When asking what is Cuba known for, there are probably a few obvious things that spring to mind. There’s the fact that Cuba and the US were in each other’s bad books for rather a few decades (which is now changing). There are also the sensational cocktails, which are of course best enjoyed on a […]

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Not Such a Quiet Little Village: What to Do in Viñales

Making a small side trip or day trip can be a difficult choice when you travel. Is it worth the time and effort? Maybe that quiet little village is so quiet that all there is to do is to watch the paint dry. You might spend your time at this secondary destination regretting your choices […]

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Shop Until You Need a Mojito: The Best Souvenirs from Cuba

Cuba is not regarded as one of the best countries for shopping, and yet there are many wonderful souvenirs from Cuba that you can take home to enjoy. These items will remind you of your glorious time in the country, and you might find yourself staring fondly at something you’ve brought home from Cuba, absent […]

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The Peso Problem: How Much Money to Bring to Cuba

Working out how much money you’ll need each day is an important and sometimes annoying part of planning a holiday. There are some places where you will need to take a fair amount of cash, and you will quickly go through your cash when you’re paying around €8 per beer in Paris. A holiday in […]

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