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Top Things To Do In Havana Cuba
Central America, Cuba

Where To Eat In Havana

Mostly when you speak to people or read blogs, the consensus about Cuba and food is that it’s terrible, which is why where you eat in Havana is so important. The Cuban food was once pretty average, when all restaurants were government-run, and had to serve the same food for the same price. Now, privately-owned restaurants are popping up all over Cuba, and are changing the game when it comes to food. Finding a great restaurant can sometimes be tricky, however, especially if you venture further from the Vieja Neighbourhood. Have a guidebook with you, or make a list before you go, as you won’t be able to Google “where to eat in Havana”, while on the streets.

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Central America, Cuba

Top Things To Do In Havana

Havana is a snapshot from another century and a postcard to a different way of life. Large boulevards intersect in the city, lined with grand old buildings that are now falling into ruins. Smaller roads twist between them filled with rickshaws and pop-up market stalls. Trees grow through empty windows, but if you look closer you’ll see someone’s washing hanging in an old foyer, and stairs leading to a lighted doorway. Buildings that would not meet the safety code elsewhere are still filled with life. Children play on the streets and people sit in their doorways to watch the world go by. Art is everywhere, and so are references to Ché and Fidel, the socialist heroes. There’s a lot of great activities that you can do in Havana, and here are just a few top things that I enjoyed.

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What You Need To Know Before You Go To Cuba
Central America, Cuba

What you need to know before you go to Cuba

Cuba is an amazing country full of friendly locals, beautiful old cars, and ruined majestic buildings. It’s a unique country, and even as a seasoned traveller there were things I wished I’d known before I arrived. I’ve written this guide for past me, that turned up with her visa, but almost nothing else. So, what do you need to know before you go to Cuba?

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