Staying in Cuba

Every place has its unique charms and challenges, and Cuba certainly isn’t immune.  If you’re American and you’ve managed to get past all the hurdles to arrange your trip to Cuba, the rest of it will be easy, especially with these tips.First off give up on any notion of Couchsurfing. ...

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Bringing the Kids to Cuba

Cuba is one of the safest countries to travel as a family. The Cuban culture is extremely friendly towards kids who are allowed to run around, make noise, climb things, imagine, play, etc.  They will tousle your children’s hair, kiss, hug, and generally faun over them wherever you go.

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Your Guide to Eating in Havana

Havana, or La Habana as the city is locally known, has a diverse range of food and restaurants, everything from international, low-cost light meals to large platters of tasty Criolla food.  Generally speaking Cuban food tends to be more bland, with the spiciest dishes being that of the Criolla variety. ...

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A Miraculous Cuban Love Affair

The world is full of touching love stories, but few are as heartwarming, and even fewer can be called truly miraculous, as that of La Milagrosa. You can find their shared tomb in the Necropolís in Havana, which is readily accessible via the tourist bus route T-1.Amelia & José had...

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La Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba

The world may know Cuba’s capital city as Havana, but in Cuba she’s “La Habana,” and it’s a city with much more diversity than I had ever imagined. Havana's Chinatown Havana is split into several sections and the oceanside walkway, the Malecón, connects them all.The most-visited part of the city...

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