When is the best time to visit Cuba?
People come to Cuba for many reasons, most of them I dare say come for the pleasure of the weather and the clean air. “Why Cuba?” you might ask, well “Why not? It’s gorgeous!”. So to answer the question: there’s not a wrong time to come to Cuba. The feeling when you go to the […]
Casas Particulares in Cuba
Choosing a lodging is essential while traveling to Cuba, not only because it provides an adequate place to sleep, eat, rest, and tidy up, but because it generally is a crucial part of your experience. A room or a house, a mansion or a small apartment in a quiet and elegant area, or in a […]
Traveling to Cuba in 2021: New COVID-19 Restrictions and Requirements
Summary As before, all travelers need their passport, tourist card (often called visa) and health insurance when travelling to Cuba. Since January 10, 2021, Cuba requires all travelers to show a negative PCR test for Covid-19 upon arrival. Travelers should take the Covid-19 test no more than 72 hours before the flight departures. All travelers […]
Cuba reopens its borders to international tourism
Summary On October 12 most of Cuba entered a “new normality” period, except for Havana, Sancti Spiritus and Ciego de Avila. Tourist can travel to most of the country, except for Havana, Sancti Spiritus and Ciego de Avila provinces. All international airports in Cuba are open, except for Jose Marti International Airport in Havana (expected […]
How to rent a car in Cuba
Many tourists who visit Cuba prefer to make a personalized schedule for their trip, which is why getting around by bus, train, or plane may be inconvenient for them. In this case hiring a taxi may help to make things more flexible, but still many people prefer to travel completely independently. If you are one […]
Five things to do for New Year’s Eve in Cuba
The end of the year is a cheerful time in Cuba, perhaps the best time to visit the island. The warm climate is tempered by the soft Cuban winter, and the overall mood is relaxed and optimistic. This “winter” will not restrict your sea bathing options, given that average sea water temperature for a year is […]
Insider’s View: Mima of MariMundo
If you’re planning a trip to Cuba and have done some research, it is quite likely you’ve come across Marissa’s blog or Instagram profile where she shares her photography and commentary of the island. We got the chance to interview Mima about her experience being a travel blogger in Cuba and ask her about her […]
Why does Cuba have so many vintage Cars?
Vintage cars in Cuba are part of daily life with most classic cars being used as taxis. Some of them look brand new, painted in vivid colours and transport tourists around at prices beyond Cubans reach (25-50 CUC per hour). Those that are less well maintained are used as collective taxis or ‘taxi colectivos’ as […]