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Apr

14

90 miles to Cuba. How to get there?

Once the wheels of our American Airlines charter plane screeched on the runway, signaling that we had landed on Cuban soil, a roar of applause started. Nothing surprising so far, we Romanians do the same once we land to safety. The difference was I had just landed in Cuba, on a plane full of Americans, myself included. The only ones applauding were the Cuban Americans, visiting their families. The rest of us still had our noses pegged to the window. 


Jul

14

Summer: Cuba's Best Kept Secret

Whether you’re a history buff, festival-goer, or just want to beat the crowds, a Summer trip to Cuba offers great rewards for those who aren’t afraid to beat the heat.

Jun

30

The Cuba Guide to Nature, Beaches and Outdoor Activities

The major metropolitan area of Havana, Cuba is a beautiful, urban place with tons of charm and cultural activities. What most people don’t know is that there’s so much more to Cuba than Havana. If you’re interested in what Cuba has to offer for the beach, nature and outdoor aficionados, consider these attractions and activities on the island.

Jun

03

5 Essentials to Pack for Your Cuba Adventure

You won’t want to forget these go-to’s! You don’t have to pack a lot when visiting Cuba, but you do have to pack smart. The island has so much to offer in terms of experience and interactions so you’ll run into no shortage of a good time—but modern day trappings are a little difficult to come by. To ensure you can enjoy Cuba to the fullest and appreciate all it has to offer don’t forget to pack these essentials that you won’t be able to pick up once you’re on the island.

May

21

7 Spanish Sayings to Take With You to Cuba

Part of enjoying the Cuban culture is incorporating it into your experience. The easiest way to do that? Through communicating. As with most Spanish-speaking countries, Cuba has their own nuances with the language, complete with colloquialisms and slang that inform as much as they entertain. So study up and get ready to speak up during your next trip. Here are the seven phrases Spanish class didn’t teach you.

May

15

How to Pack Everything for Your Cuban Getaway in a Carry On

Pack light, travel well. When it comes to having a memorable travel experience in Cuba, you want to make sure that anything can happen—that means not having to worry about excess baggage weighing you down when you need to hop on a bus to Cienfuegos. Stay flexible, agile, and fancy-free by keeping all your necessities in a carry-on. You don’t have to sacrifice comfort to travel light—we promise.


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