When you travel with kids to Havana there are some more factors that need to be satisfied then just going there alone. Luckily you can find some very children-friendly casa particulars in the city of Havana and further along your trip to Cuba. Traveling with kids can be very comfortable if you book the suitable family friendly accommodation that will suit your family needs. Which are the best places to go and stay with family in Havana? What should you look for? Continue reading “Family friendly stay in Havana”
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.
In Havana, you would normally go to search for authentic street adventures and historical sights. Not so many people know that Havana also has splendid beaches in the area. It is because of poor advertising or Havana Vieja taking all the attention, who knows… But only 30 minutes taxi ride away from the city there are “Playas de Este” beaches. One of the best in Cuba. Continue reading “Havana beach: Playas de Este”
In Cuba you can choose between three main types of transport to get across the country: bus, taxi or car rental. Getting around by taxi is one of the most convenient ways of travel because its pricing is comparable to bus tickets for a group of 4, or a family. Continue reading “Taxis in Cuba”
It is common for a family trip to also include a visit to the destination’s ZOO. Havana has a large ZOO on its outskirts with many interesting animals. Lions, zebras, elephants, hippos, wild birds and reptiles can be found in Cuba’s largest zoological garden. Havana ZOO offers an included guided tour and many activities for children of all ages. Of course, the Cuban way. But the kids will love it!
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Thanks to diverse modern history of Cuba there are cars of many trades on the streets of Havana, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Matanzas and others. In 2018 Cuban roads are literally transport-museums in action on the streets. There are all kinds of shapes, colors, noise and sizes. Continue reading “Cars In Cuba 2018”
Besides the scenery, towns, and people, the climate is the ultimate factor making Cuba unforgettable. When looking into the sky, observing clouds and the sun, the mind switches to relax mode. Also in the rainy season from May to October, Cuba is a nice country to visit. Rest assured the quick but strong showers in this period will not ruin your tropical days in the sun. Continue reading “Cloud Watching In Cuba”
Cuba is rich in various house paintings. Whether it’s graffiti or socialistic slogans the authors compete in creating and delivering a message to the public. Continue reading “Street Art In Havana, Cuba”