Queer Cuba: The Ultimate Guide For LGBT+ Travellers

Posted by Maria Victoria O'Hana on 27-Jun-2018 11:22:41

If you're looking for an exhaustive guide on LGBTQ+ travel to Cuba, then you've come to the right place. We've got you covered on everything you need to know - from travel advice, bar recommendations, and hot playlists - to the low-down on Cuba's sexual politics and an insight into gay-friendly destinations outside Havana.  This is a long one, so bear with us - we promise its worth the read. 

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Tags: lgbt travel, bars, where to go

5 Hidden Gems in Cuba

Posted by Maria Victoria O'Hana on 02-May-2018 10:33:19

Whether you're a first time visitor to Cuba or a seasoned Cubaphile, we've got the ultimate list of lesser-known gems that you won't be wanting to miss on your Cuban getaway! Jade-green waterfalls, historic diving spots, charming colonial towns and picture-perfect beaches - here's Cuba's top 5 hidden gems:

 

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5 Ways To Travel Cuba Like a Local

Posted by Maria Victoria O'Hana on 02-May-2018 10:31:51

Being half-Cuban and bilingual, I've had the distinct opportunity to experience Cuba both as a tourist and a local. Returning each year to visit family and friends,  I've travelled the island extensively and gotten to know her many facets and personalities. Each time, I come to the same conclusion: Cuba is not the kind of country you can experience superficially. You have to get down to the nitty-gritty. You have to seek out her realities. You have to immerse yourself. Otherwise, you're not doing justice to yourself or to her people. 

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Tags: recommendations, cuban food, casa particular, private homestay, where to go, insider tips

Havana’s Top 10 Museums: From Well-Known Palaces to Quirky Collections

Posted by Diana Rita Cabrera on 04-Apr-2018 13:59:02

When most people think of Cuba they think of classic cars, Che, beaches and maybe even cocktails. Few people think of museums. What they don’t know is that the nation’s capital, Havana, is a haven for culture-vultures, history fanatics and art aficionados.

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Tags: travel ideas, history, afro-cuba, santería, religion, exotic, hemingway, activities, child, where to go, checklist, kids, culture, insider tips

10 Reasons You Have to Visit Trinidad

Posted by Maria Victoria O'Hana on 26-Mar-2018 11:31:10

Though most of us tend to envision Havana when we think of Cuba, the island is home to other, lesser-known cities that encapsulate the essence of Cuba in an altogether different manner. One of them is Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the entire Caribbean. Located on the Southern coast of Cuba, Trinidad offers the perfect blend of city, beach and nature – all within a short distance. Not that you’ll need much convincing, but here’s 10 reasons you have to visit Trinidad...  

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Tags: travel ideas, nature, history, music, holidays, destinations, where to go, trinidad

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