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cuban food

Traditional & Tasty Cuban Food

Guest Post: Megan Simpson of youRhere Modern Retreats Forget the myth about terrible Cuban food. You just have to know what you’re looking for & where to find it. Megan Simpson from ‘youRhere Modern Retreats tells us about the top 5 best Cuban food that you have to try when you visit Cuba. Arguably the […]

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Sustainable agriculture in Cuba

Cuba is more eco-friendly than you may realise This may come as a surprise to you, because Cuba isn’t widely recognised as a particularly eco-friendly island, especially next to it’s more popular rival Costa Rica. However in early 2020 Cuba was ranked once again as the worlds most sustainable developed country by the Sustainable Development […]

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Vinales Street Paws Project

Improving the lives of the street dogs in Viñales One of the organisations that we are very proud to support is the Viñales Street Paws Project, a non-government and non-profit organization working to support and better the lives of the street animals in Vinales, Cuba. (Updated 21st November 2020) Animal Welfare in Cuba Sadly, animals aren’t […]

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Why you should book your trip with us

There are many tour operators, group travel organizers, travel agents and websites out there who offer travel to Cuba. And you know what, there’s only a handful of them that I would actually rate. I don’t say this from a competition stance, but instead from a potential customer’s point of view. Cuba isn’t like any […]

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Internet in Cuba – what’s really the deal

“Go where the WiFi is weak & the rum is strong” The idea of traveling to a country where the WiFi is weak may tickle the tastebuds for some. For others, it might have you breaking out in the sweats and reconsidering your trip entirely. Either way, you need to know the facts about the […]

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Is Cuba right for you?

Or more to the point, are you right for Cuba?  Cuba isn’t easy. Things break. Things don’t exist. Things don’t always make sense and things can go very, very slowly. We are increasingly playing host to visitors who haven’t done their cultural research before their experience with us and so wanted to put together this […]

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Cuba like a local

How To Experience Cuba Like A Local

(Updated 15th November 2020) Cuba is not your standard holiday destination. Whilst you can enjoy guided tours and all-inclusive resorts if you want to, you’ll do yourself and Cuba an injustice.  To experience the real Cuba, you must live as the Cubans do: eat like a Cuban, travel like a Cuban, speak like a Cuban and even […]

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Gifts to Cuba

Bringing Gifts To Cuba

(Updated 15th November 2020) Who doesn’t love receiving presents? Even the most fortunate of people love receiving gifts, but it’s a good idea to understand why you should bring gifts to Cuba, who needs what, and what types of things would be most useful and appreciated. WHY DO I NEED TO BRING GIFTS TO CUBA? […]

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