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What To Do in Vinales – 11 Top-Notch Activities

The green wonderland of landscapes in and around Vinales hark back to the days when Cuba was a paradise of lush vegetation amid a patchwork-quilt of farms. It is here, among craggy eruptions of limestone known as mogotes, that much … Read More

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Some Of Our Favourite Privately Owned Boutique Hotels in Havana

The relaxation of laws relating to the Cuban accommodation scene over recent years to allow private owners to open up hotels (previously the sole remit of the government) has resulted in a much greater choice of accommodation options for those … Read More

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Communication in Cuba

Communication in Cuba – be it sending a postcard, making a phone call, or writing an email – is getting easier all the time, although it can still appear complicated compared to many other holiday destinations. A little planning ahead … Read More

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Cuba Visitor Visa

If you’ve fallen in love with the thought of exploring Cuba but are worried about the process of getting a visa, then read on. We’ll explain the ins and outs of what is actually generally a very quick and simple … Read More

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Unsure How to Get Internet in Cuba? We’ll Show You How!

Long gone are the days of old when travelling abroad on holiday meant complete seclusion from friends and family back home until the arrival (probably after your own return) of the postcard you sent. These days, thanks to the rapid … Read More

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6 Cool Reasons to Visit Cuba in Winter Time

Isn’t Cuba a summer destination of sun, sea and sand? Not so, or more correctly, not entirely! The truth is Cuba is a phenomenal country to visit at any time of year. And as it turns out, there are a … Read More

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7 Handy Hints to Help You Experience Cuba Like a Local

The selfie stick is one of those things you probably wish you thought of, since you know whoever came up with the idea has made so much money it’s probably obscene. But fads pass, and selfie sticks are nowadays cluttering … Read More

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7 Tip Top Tourist Attractions in Trinidad

Some cities rise and then fall. The populations (and subsequent economic power) of both New Orleans and Detroit have shrunk considerably in recent decades. Leipzig in Germany is the same, having never fully recovered from its population exodus after the … Read More

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The Art (and Appropriateness) of Giving Gifts in Cuba

When you’re on vacation and are staying with friends or family (or even simply visiting them), it’s pretty standard to bring a small gift as a way of saying thanks. It doesn’t have to be much, and it’s generally something … Read More

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Welcome to the Coolest Neighborhoods in Havana

To the uninitiated, the names of the neighborhoods in Havana might not ring any immediate bells. It doesn’t have places with the name recognition of Brooklyn or Bondi Beach, but the various parts of Havana will permanently etch themselves on … Read More

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