About Cuba

Cuba is a country in North America. If you are considering to visit Cuba or if you are traveling here now, you will find here useful and fun blog posts written by other travelers that have been visiting Cuba.

What to Pack for Cuba - Everything? Beyond The Ordinary 3d

When deciding what to pack for Cuba, it may seem somewhat glib to say “Everything” but, as you read…

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Throwback Thursday: Captivating Cuba Kate Loves Travel 14d

We visited Cuba back in 2005 and fell in love with it's faded grandeur, beautiful beaches, colonial…

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Antonov an 158 - Cuba's Unique Passenger Jet Beyond The Ordinary 23d

If you’re taking a domestic flight in Cuba, especially between Havana and either Holguin or…

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Uncommercial Cuba - The Pros and Cons Beyond The Ordinary 41d

Many visitors to Cuba cite the island’s lack of commercialism as being one of its key draws…

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Three Cuban Towns Time Forget but You Will Always Remember Travels with Talek 73d

The three Cuban towns of Santa Clara, Holguin, Gibara in central Cuba that time forget but you will…


El Cobre - Cuba's Pilgrimage Site Beyond The Ordinary 79d

Located some 20kms from Santiago de Cuba in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Maestre, El Cobre…

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How to Access the Internet and Wi-Fi in Cuba Travels with Talek 80d

Learn tips and advice on how to access the internet and Wi-Fi in Cuba. Find the best locations to…


5 Places That Will Make You Doubt You Are in Havana Becci Abroad 98d

New private initiatives are bringing a modern touch to Havana, explore some of my favorite places…

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Best of Cuba Tour Beyond The Ordinary 99d

The Best of Cuba tour is an escorted, small group tour lasting 11 nights and taking in most of the…

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New US Regulations in Relation to Travel to Cuba. Beyond The Ordinary 105d

A brief summary of the new US government rules and regulations in relation to travel to Cuba.


La Farola – the Road to Baracoa Beyond The Ordinary 114d

Right up until 1965, and the building of La Farola, Baracoa was a virtual island, cut off by land…

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What It’s Really Like to Stay in a Cuban Casa Particular… Travels with Talek 129d

Want to know what it is like to stay in a Cuban casa particular? Talek Nantes explains how to book…


Cuba - West or East? Beyond The Ordinary 134d

As the largest island in the Caribbean, visiting the whole of Cuba in a typical 2- week holiday…

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Unique Cuban Expressions: What They Mean and How to Use Them Travels with Talek 150d

Cuban expressions are colorful, descriptive, fun. Learn what they mean and how to use them. An…


Hurricane Irma & Travel to Cuba Beyond The Ordinary 160d

A brief overview of the situation across Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma for those already…

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Recommended Casa Particulares of Old Havana Beyond The Ordinary 171d

A personal guide to some of the very best casa particulares to be found in Cuba's Old Havana

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Four Cuban Cocktails That Circled the Globe Travels with Talek 192d

Four Cuban cocktails have circled the globe with their popularity. But what is their origin? The…


Where to Stay in Old Havana For.... Beyond The Ordinary 198d

My top tips on where to stay in Old Havana for the following…….

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The Cuba You Don't Usually See Becci Abroad 207d

Get an inside on the reality in a Cuban village. Far from touristic sights and white beaches, and…

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Solo Travel to Cuba Beyond The Ordinary 213d

If you're contemplating the idea of solo travel to Cuba, here are just some of the key issues to…

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