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Inside Background
As a 500-year old city, Havana is an architectural melting pot of sorts. Over...
Last edited: June 23, 2006
The culture in Havana can best be described as Afro-Cuban, referring to the...
Last edited: April 15, 2008
Usually, the most any traveler in Havana will have to worry about is...
Last edited: February 11, 2016
The city of Havana was established in the beginning of the 16th century, 30...
Last edited: June 22, 2006
Centro Havana: Centro is the most densely populated municipality in Havana. It...
Last edited: January 10, 2014
Rough Guide 3rd Ed 2005 Not as up-to-date as it might be. Published July 2005...
Last edited: April 14, 2015
Located close to the Tropic of Cancer, Havana has a typical subtropical...
Last edited: September 01, 2014
BEFORE YOU GO! There are 700+ wifi hotspots around Cuba. You will need to buy...
Last edited: March 29, 2016
Always wanted to see Cuba, but it was always so far. Once there, it was simply...
Last edited: August 13, 2015
The "best way" to see Havana is of course entirely up to you and your comfort...
Last edited: January 22, 2016
Inside Transportation
Havana is served by the Jose Martí Havana International Airport. Cubana is the...
Last edited: November 26, 2012
Break out the walking shoes; Havana is a city of pedestrians. Most of the...
Last edited: April 15, 2013
Havana streets can be confusing if you don’t have a perfect grasp of Spanish...
Last edited: November 26, 2012
Returning To Cuba on a self certified trip. Which travel brokers are best for...
Last edited: October 13, 2016
Inside Things to Do
Havana isn’t really tailored for travel with children (there are no theme...
Last edited: December 08, 2012
Things not to do and to be warned about in Havana/Cuba. Cuba is great, so is...
Last edited: January 29, 2015
There is a beautiful old building in Old Havana that is being restored to...
Last edited: April 12, 2013
Anyone who has been to Cuba will know that it is not exactly shopping heaven...
Last edited: July 30, 2011
                 ... This church in Miramar is rarely open. If you get lucky...
Last edited: July 31, 2013
Information regarding the Marabana (Marathon in Havana) and Maracuba (3000m...
Last edited: November 24, 2011
Trip to Havana for one week in March 2010, stayed at the Parque Central Hotel...
Last edited: January 15, 2014
Bertolt Brecht Theater is a popular center, in this place there are a lot of...
Last edited: September 23, 2014
Old Havana is one of the most unique, atmospheric places on the planet. The...
Last edited: April 19, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Inside Cuba: For Foreign Visitors
As of February 21st 2008, the following currencies can be exchanged into Cuban...
Last edited: October 07, 2016
A valid Passport and a Cuban Visa (known as a Tourist Card) are required when...
Last edited: November 27, 2015
It is always good to learn some basic phrases like hello, thank you, etc. in...
Last edited: March 27, 2014
Tipping is not a common practice in Cuba outside of the all-inclusive resorts...
Last edited: July 11, 2016
(Updated September 30, 2016) Travellers to Cuba often ask what currency to...
Last edited: September 30, 2016
There have been some concerns raised over the use of ATMs and certain...
Last edited: February 08, 2014
On Monday 14th March 2011 Cuba’s Central Bank devaluated the Convertible Peso...
Last edited: October 17, 2016
(Updated July 11, 2016) Travelers arriving in Cuba for the first time often...
Last edited: July 13, 2016
Stumbled upon this information on-line by accident, but it was confirmed (Feb...
Last edited: February 08, 2014
 Since things have considerably changed in Cuba in the last years, it's not...
Last edited: February 27, 2014
Here's an update to changing CAD to CUC. The airport desk charges approx...
Last edited: February 10, 2014
Travelers should be aware that Cuban customs can be very strict about taking...
Last edited: January 15, 2015
 (Updated July 11, 2016) Travel Advisory!... Pack all valuables with your carry...
Last edited: July 11, 2016
(Updated July 11, 2016) First off, tipping is not a common practice in Cuba...
Last edited: July 11, 2016
Here are a collection of tips based on several trips: 1. Adjust your...
Last edited: February 06, 2016
CUBA – Things to Know B4 You Go Vaccinations:-  There are no compulsory...
Last edited: August 03, 2016