Cuba Travel Guide Travel Tips

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Havana Travel Guides

Fiesta! Welcome to Havana. An explosion of music, smiles, crumbling buildings – that sums up Cuba’s capital. Havana is split into two areas: La Habana Vieja (Old Havana) and Vedado.

Most of the tourist attractions, such as Museo de la Revolución, Capitolio, and the many plazas, are situated in Old Havana, but there are a few modern restaurants in Vedado which are worth a visit.

Take a vintage car ride to Hotel Nacional, where the local mafia used to hatch plans over mojitos!

Trinidad Travel Guides

Take a stroll down Cuba’s famous colourful streets of Trinidad.

Drink rum, listen to jazz, and cycle, or take the bus to paradise, aka Playa Ancon *rubs eyes* yes, this exists!

Viñales Travel Guide

Found in western Cuba, the lush countryside of Viñales is a welcomed rest for the buzz of Havana. The town is surrounded by unusual-looking hills called mogotes!

Viñales is cigar land; there are plenty of farms which you can tour around.

Cuba Travel Guides

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31 thoughts on “Cuba

  1. Tim Scottius says:

    Loved these tips and your itinerary 🙂 Will visit soon when this pandemic is over. BTW, what’s the best or are the best Cuban cuisines you have tried? Are they all worth it?

    • Gemma I Two Scots Abroad says:

      Cheers Tim! Ropa vieja for sure. We make it at home now once a fortnight! The cocktails are great too.

  2. Tim says:

    wrt your hostels advice I would be concerned about keeping all my stuff, er, mine. The idea of lugging everything into the shower with me etc doesn’t appeal. Comments?

    • Gemma I Two Scots Abroad says:

      Hey Tim! The dorm we stayed in had a bathroom in the four-bed dorm so you didn’t have to leave the room but yeah, you would keep your toiletries in a bag and take them in with you. Only for a few nights though and only if you want to make friends. If that’s not a priority just go straight to a casa.

  3. Karim Mahdavi says:

    I am going to Cuba for a few months. I have been going to Cuba for 5 years. This time I would like to go backpacking thought the island. Anyone would like to join me to do the same?

    • Gemma I Two Scots Abroad says:

      My best advice would be to start in Havana at one of the hostels if you are looking for travel mates. Have fun!

  4. viki lewis says:

    i am suppose to do a travel guide for school i used the info from your site . there’s this question how to get to cuba but i have no idea of what to answer can you help me please thank you

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