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How to Spend 3 Days in Havana- Our Itinerary

Havana is a lively capital city, full of charisma and, often times, crumbling charm. Friendly, colourful, and exuberant, Havana is worth a visit on any trip to Cuba. Days in Havana can be spent riding around in a 1950’s classic American car, admiring colonial architecture, visiting museums and wandering through the many historic plazas. Nights...

What to Expect on Your First Trip to Cuba- A First Time Visitor’s Guide

Cuba is a fascinating and unique country, with enough diversity to please all types of travellers. History buffs will feel as though time has stood still in Cuba’s charming colonial towns, rich with colour and culture. Nature lovers and adventure seekers will enjoy hiking among the jungle covered mountains and lush valleys. Those looking for...

Exploring the Plazas of Old Havana

La Habana Vieja, or Old Havana, is the historic heart of Cuba’s capital city and the largest colonial centre in Latin America. Full of colour and personality, it’s a mix of historic buildings, museums, galleries, churches and lively plazas. Old Havana is where most of the tourists to Havana spend their time. It’s full of...

Trinidad- Colourful Charm in Cuba

Trinidad is the place I was most looking forward to visiting in Cuba. I had heard so many great things about this delightful, small town, and lucky for me, it easily lived up to my high expectations. Walking around Trinidad, I couldn’t help but smile. The colourful, colonial architecture gives the town a bright, cheerful...

Hustled and Hassled in Havana

After an eventful first night in Havana, I woke up the next day excited to begin exploring the city. I couldn’t wait to ride in a classic car, admire the architecture, and experience the local culture. After breakfast we hopped in a beautiful 1951 Chev and had the driver take us to Plaza de la...

A Strange Introduction to Havana

“I hope we come away from Havana with some good stories,” I eagerly said to Mike as our bus pulled away from the airport. I was excited to be visiting Cuba for the first time, a country I was very curious about. I was especially enthusiastic about spending 3 days in Havana, the lively capital...

Falmouth, Jamaica- Really That Bad?

In this day and age, when people have a question, they turn to the internet to answer it.  A quick search, or post on a message board and you will get more advice/opinions than you know what to do with. I was just on a forum about cruises and saw many people writing about Falmouth,...

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