5 things to do in Varadero

5 things to do in Varadero

Cuba is a great destination for independent travelers interested in culture, nightlife and adventure, but it doesn't disappoint package deal travelers either. Varadero is home to many luxury resorts and for many travelers who prefer to stay at resorts, it is the part of Cuba that they will get to know the most. Although Varadero is quite different from the rest of the country, there are plenty of activities in town that can take you away from your hotel room or the side of the pool. A taste ... [ read more ]

The best nightlife spots in Varadero

The best nightlife spots in Varadero

If you want to splurge in Cuba, to enjoy the best hotels, services, beaches and nightlife venues, then you will definitely have a blast in Varadero, one of the most exclusive parts of the country. While Havana or Trinidad pride themselves on historical heritage and cultural experiences, Varadero is unabashedly hedonistic - it's a place where you go in order to laze around, eat delicious food, party and be waited on hand and foot. And if you have partying on your mind, then there are plenty o... [ read more ]

The best beach resorts in Cuba

The best beach resorts in Cuba

Cuba is a place for adventurers, backpackers, adrenaline junkies and beach bums, and although rough travelers will feel in their natural element while in Cuba, if what you crave is just some pure and simple luxury, Cuba can offer that as well. In fact, Cuba has been a great resort travel destination ever since Americans tourists were allowed to enter the country again. Beach resorts in Cuba are thriving to this day, because there are more than enough travelers who want to take advantage of l... [ read more ]

A guide to Trinidad's nightlife

A guide to Trinidad’s nightlife

Trinidad is a rather small town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site at that, and therefore hardly the kind of place where people expect to party. Most of the tourists who go to Trinidad are on the lookout for historical and cultural attractions, but despite all appearances, nightlife in Trinidad is not bad at all either! After walking around this charming town and visiting its sights it's time to wind down and stop for a beer, music or some dancing. While Trinidad's nightlife is not quite as ex... [ read more ]

The best scuba-diving spots in Cuba

The best scuba-diving spots in Cuba

Cuba is a paradise for many kinds of travelers, and this is not such an easy thing to accomplish. Luxury travelers can stay at one of the many beach-side resorts, kick back and enjoy the scenery, while independent travelers in search of adventure can have it in one of the many national parks or in the small towns where Cuban culture is at its best. Of course, urban life in Cuba is not to be neglected either - just try salsa dancing in Havana! But another thing that Cuba excels at is scuba di... [ read more ]

5 great festivals in Havana

5 great festivals in Havana

Havana is the center of Cuba's cultural life as well as nightlife, that much is for sure. This beautiful colonial city is one of the liveliest places on the planet, where everyone, from young to old, knows how to have fun. One of the best ways to taste the flavor of local life is to go to Havana during a festival and jump right in the middle of the events. From art and film festivals to festivals celebrating Caribbean culture, cigars, and various elemnts of Cuban heritage, there is a lot to ... [ read more ]

The best sights in Santiago de Cuba

The best sights in Santiago de Cuba

If you've had your fill of the Cuban capital, maybe it's time to move on to the second largest city on the island, Santiago de Cuba, the cultural and artistic center of the country. If you are interested in Cuban literature, art, architecture and history, then spending a few days in Santiago de Cuba will definitely make your holiday much more entertaining. Despite its poignant colonial past, Santiago de Cuba bear the influence of its Afro-Caribbean neighbors, resulting in a unique mix of cul... [ read more ]