Little Known Cuba

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The hidden Cuba, gems that lies under the surface and most tourists don't get a glimpse of.

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  • 22 May 2018
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  • Daniela Corona
What tourist guides don't include

How to get online in Havana - public Wi-Fi hotspots and internet access in hotels

Several years ago getting online during holidays in Cuba seemed like an extremely difficult task. Today, although Internet access is still limited, the island counts with more options for locals and tourists to visit the web. With over 25 public Wi-Fi hotspots and a number of hotels that offer the service, Havana has become more Internet-friendly. Read on for guidance on how, when and where to get online in the capital.
  • 11 May 2018
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

Venturing beyond Trinidad - Parque Caguanes, one of Sancti Spiritus' hidden treasures

When tourists come to Sancti Spiritus, they often do so with only one destination in mind: Trinidad. And who can blame them? Trinidad with its immaculate cobblestone streets, frozen-in-time architecture and colourful colonial beauty, is sure a sight to behold. But there's more to discover before you leave this part of Cuba, and if you're into green spaces and nature reserves, then for sure you should make another stop in Sancti Spiritus. You won't regret venturing into Parque Caguanes.
  • 05 Apr 2018
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting Two Islands

10 things you probably didn’t know about Cuba

These days Cuba isn’t as much of a mystery for travellers as it was perhaps one to two decades ago, especially for U.S. tourists who have only just started to unravel its many enigmas after travel rules were relaxed. Still, not everyone who has been to Cuba (not even a repeat visitor) will know of a few odd, fun or otherwise interesting facts about the island, and it may prove enlightening to learn them. To that end, we’ve produced this list of things you probably didn’t know about Cuba.
  • 28 Mar 2018
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting Two Islands

Isla de Coco theme park in Havana - a good and renewed option for families

One of Havana’s lesser-known attractions (to tourists) the renewed Isla de Coco theme park (formerly known as Coney Island) is a fantastic choice fora family day out, and not just for Cubans. While international visitors may be used to more commercial glitz and fanfare, there is plenty to keep youngsters occupied on a number of contraptions, also giving you and your offspring a unique chance to blend in with the local families and go for a full cultural immersion.
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