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.

Havana Club - Cuba's Favourite Tipple Beyond The Ordinary 25d

What comes to mind when you think of Cuba? Perhaps music & dancing in a basement bar with a fat…

Cuba #drinks

Anthony Bourdain in Cuba Beyond The Ordinary 85d

The death of Anthony Bourdain earlier this year has had me watching the entire back catalogue of…

Cuba #art #drinks #food #nightlife

Tracing Ancestry Through Heritage Travel-Where Do You Come… Travels with Talek 102d

Tracing ancestry through heritage travel is an increasingly popular activity. It is also a growing…

Cuba #family #history

Eastern Cuba: Where to Visit & for How Long? Beyond The Ordinary 127d

In a previous feature, I wrote about where to visit, and for how long, in western Cuba. This time,…

Cuba #roadtrip #sightseeing #tips

The Perfect Cuba Itinerary: Everything You Need to Know Travels with Talek 151d

If you want the perfect Cuba itinerary for a truly unforgettable trip, you’ve come to the right…

Cuba #architecture #beach #city #sightseeing

Cuba - a Little Light Reading Beyond The Ordinary 162d

When it comes to Cuba and literature there are no end of options to choose from. Here are just…

Cuba #tips

Cuba Travel & Holidays: 1995 - 2018 Beyond The Ordinary 183d

It is 23 years since my first trip to Cuba & while some aspects of travel & holidays to the island…

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Cuba Hotels: New, Forthcoming & Planned Beyond The Ordinary 217d

The following summary is really a guide to what, in my opinion at least, are the more interesting…

Cuba #accommodation

Cayo Las Brujas – the Times They Are a Changin Beyond The Ordinary 225d

Did Bob Dylan ever visit Cayo Las Brujas? No, I don’t think so – although the title to his 1964…

Cuba #accommodation #beach #island

Travel to Cuba in May Beyond The Ordinary 232d

Although its high season is traditionally viewed as running from November to the end of April, many…

Cuba #roadtrip #tips

Cuba Road Trip, an Effortless Journey Minivan of Memories 236d

Our Passenger Digna is back with another memory, this time exploring the all the beauty Cuba has to…

Cuba #city #photography #roadtrip #sightseeing

Plaza Vieja 1912 – the Rise and Rise of the Casa Particular Beyond The Ordinary 239d

Plaza Vieja 1912 is the latest, upmarket casa particular to open in the Cuban capital, Havana and…

Cuba #accommodation #tips

Study Spanish at the University of Havana and Experience… Becci Abroad 245d

The short-term Spanish courses at the University of Havana is a perfect choice for you to…

Cuba #city #lifestyle #tips

Don't Just Travel to Cuba, Experience Cuba Like a Local Travels with Talek 276d

Don't just travel to Cuba, experience Cuba like a local. Get key tips and advice to help you mke…

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Western Cuba: Where to Visit & for How Long? Beyond The Ordinary 284d

A guide to the key tourist destinations of the western half of Cuba and how long to spend at each…

Cuba #roadtrip #sightseeing #tips

What to Pack for Cuba - Everything? Beyond The Ordinary 298d

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

Cuba #tips

Throwback Thursday: Captivating Cuba Kate Loves Travel 309d

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

Cuba #architecture #beach #sightseeing #tips

Antonov an 158 - Cuba's Unique Passenger Jet Beyond The Ordinary 318d

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

Cuba #transport #video

Uncommercial Cuba - The Pros and Cons Beyond The Ordinary 336d

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

Cuba #roadtrip #tips

Three Cuban Towns Time Forget but You Will Always Remember Travels with Talek 368d

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

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