We had an interesting experience in Trinidad this year on a family trip to Cuba. The shopkeeper returned us change in their national pesos instead of CUCs.Continue reading “Cuban pesos: CUP or CUC?”
Electricity in Cuba is an interesting topic. If you travel a lot you know that every country can have its specific power plugs and wall sockets. To Cuba, you can bring your mobile phone or laptop charger, hairdryer or shaver and have it powered from the hotel or a casa particular wall socket. In the last few years, the infrastructure has improved, so there’s no need to get worried about the electricity in Cuba. Continue reading “Electricity in Cuba”
On the first day of the kids’ school summer holidays 2018, we flew to Cuba with our two kids, ages 6 and 8. Up until the flight we were afraid how the children will survive the 17 hours journey from Europe and the culture shock of arriving in a country with different infrastructure, language, and climate. But after we had been in Cuba for two weeks, our children were crying when we boarded the taxi from Havana Vieja to Havana Airport. They were asking, when shall we return… All in all, our family trip to Cuba was an unforgettable positive experience.
When in Cuba it is helpful if you are familiar with some common Spanish phrases. People will normally understand English, but there will be situations you will be better off speaking their language. Continue reading “Spanish phrases you should know when in Cuba”
Cuba is one of the safest countries to visit. You can feel you’re safe on every step you make, be it on long beaches of Varadero peninsula, narrow colonial streets of Trinidad, vivid parts of Havana or when visiting Cuban rain-forest. Continue reading “7 Reasons Why Cuba Is Safe”
When in need in Cuba call: Continue reading “Emergency phone numbers in Cuba”
Cuba is a country full of pleasant surprises. But before they decide to take a trip to Cuba, visitors often hear and read news about Cuba that does not give them the real perspective. While Cuba is a warm and welcoming country, in 2018 some things can still surprise you when you get there and start discovering this interesting Caribbean island. Continue reading “6 Surprising Facts About Cuba in 2018”
Cuba is rich in tropical vegetation. But every local will tell you there are no dangerous animals to be afraid of. You can just walk straight away to one of Cuba’s national rainforest parks like El Nicho rest assured that all the snakes and lizards you’ll see are not poisonous. Continue reading “5 Most Dangerous Animals In Cuba”