If you are thinking of a good cigar or a nice, strong cup of coffee the first thing that comes in your mind is probably Cuba. Cuba truly excels when it comes to its strong and dark coffee, they have been growing their own coffee beans since the mid-18th century. Cuba has a creative environment, you don’t have to go to a museum or art galleries to see true art, the streets are filled with music, colorful graffiti and street art that you will not be able to see anywhere else.
Jose Marti International Airport or also known as Rancho Boyeros Airport is located 15km from Havana, Cuba. Havana Airport is the main international airport in Cuba and it handles over 5 million passengers every year. If you are planning to travel to Cuba, make sure that you hold a Tourist Card as well as insurance they can be easily obtained online, most airlines will not allow you to board your flight if you have not obtained a valid Tourist Card as well as insurance.
Like many other airports, Havana airport allows passengers to enjoy tax-free shopping, hot meals, drinks as well as hotel services.
Every country has its own traditions, travel etiquette, rules, and traits when it comes to tipping abroad, it can get quite tricky for first-time travelers. Tipping in Cuba is a nice way of thanking the business owners as well as staff for their service. Whether it is just grabbing a coffee, having a meal or requiring assistance while carrying your luggage, visitors are encouraged to give a small tip for the services provided by the Cuban hospitality service.
This might seem like a simple process, but tipping in Cuba has its own culture and sometimes it might be confusing for first-time travelers. Our team has prepared some tips and advice regarding this.
A small but very attractive town
Trinidad, the treasure of Cuba, is a small city in the central territory known for being the most beautiful colonial city in Latin America. You can visit the city in one or two days since the historic centre is very small and everything is very close. Certainly, the best is its sunset.
Viñales: a small but extremely touristy place
This small town is located in the province of Pinar del Río, in western Cuba. The Viñales Valley is a very attractive place for tourists due to its natural wonders, the cultivation of coffee, sugar cane, avocados and bananas, and especially for its tobacco plantations and its peculiar limestone rock formations, called “mogotes“. If you are looking for a totally cozy and quiet place, the best option is to enjoy a few days of rest and relax in Viñales.
Certainly, it is necessary to mention that the entire Valley is considered and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Next, we explain you some activities and useful advices if you visit this wonderful place.
Cuba, much more than beaches!
Cuba is known for its beaches. However, the island is also a beautiful destination for mountain lovers. For this reason, in this article we want to talk you about two specific mountains: Escambray and Sierra Maestra.
Varadero, a natural paradise
We want to inform you that TripAdvisor published the list of the 25 best beaches in 2019, in which Varadero was in second place. It is necessary to mention that in the first place is Bahia do Sancho, located in Brazil. For this reason, we are going to list you 8 curious and interesting facts about Varadero.
The essential to travel to Cuba
It is a fact that people when decide to travel to Cuba, have many doubts and questions since they want a perfect trip. First of all, in this article, you can find some tips for traveling to Cuba with complete peace of mind.
How to organize a trip to Cuba from the US?
It is a fact that Cuba is one of the newest international destinations served from the United States. Certainly, the first flight to Cuba from the United States was in 2016. It is necessary to mention that the US people are prohibited to travel as a tourist to Cuba. For this reason, fly to Cuba from the United States is difficult.