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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  • 07 Nov 2018
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

Climbing to Soroa's "Castle in the Clouds" and exploring a World Biosphere Reserve

There is one very peculiar, and fairy-tale-like, edification that regally stands atop a mountain as though floating among the clouds. With a privileged location at the highest point of a stunning natural enclave, part of the Sierra del Rosario mountain range in western Cuba, the so-called Castle in the Clouds is one of Soroa's rarest, most novel attraction and in recent years it has been refurbished to accommodate guests. Read on to see why you should stay here next time you're in Soroa.
  • 30 Oct 2018
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting two islands

The castle of Seboruco - climbing to Baracoa's best vantage point

Few know that Baracoa's most famous, most panoramic hotel is a declared National Monument and a historic site built to guard the city against the attack of pirates and foreign invaders. Dating back to the 18th century, this former fortress is the best place from which to take in the panoramic beauty of Baracoa. Find out more about how it came to be, why it's a must-see attraction and the many uses it has had over the years.
  • 02 Oct 2018
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  • Susana Corona
Connecting Two Islands

Traversing Cuba via its Carretera Central - an unforgettable driving journey

There isn’t a wilder, rawest, most authentic way to explore Cuba at your own pace than to embark on a winding, incredibly eye-opening journey along its nearly century-old Carretera Central. Whether you do so by renting a car and driving yourself or by hiring a local driver, the journey will introduce you to a multi-faceted Cuba that’s rarely seen by most tourists an give you captivating images of virtually deserted roads, makeshift vehicles, rural life and heart-warming people.
  • 25 Sep 2018
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  • Daniela Corona
What tourist guides don't include

Bailando with infectious rhythms - a background story of Cuban reggaeton and its growing success

The worldwide summer hit from 2014, "Bailando" was perhaps the first track to put Cuban reggaeton on the map. Since then, the Cuban form of this upbeat genre has been gaining millions of fans from all around the globe. In this blog, you will learn more about the history of reggaeton music in the island, its continuing success, its most renowned artists and which venues to visit for a night of live Cuban reggaeton.
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