New Alaska Airlines non stop flights to Havana in 2017

New Alaska Airlines non stop flights to Havana in 2017

The Seattle based Alaska Airlines is preparing for what is probably a historic moment: the launch of their first commercial flight to Cuba. And it will not be a one time thing, the company will start regular non stop flights to Havana, the country's capital in January 2016. The news was reported in September by  and many hope that it will bring a somewhat easier and more affordable means to visit the, somewhat isolated, Caribbean country.  What we know so far about the Alaska Airlines ... [ read more ]

Top free attractions of Havana

Top free attractions of Havana

Although being a city where locals earn an average of $20 a month, tourists may found Havana a surprisingly pricey place. Offering $6 daiquiris at the famous El Floridita to even more expensive cigars, the Cuban capital city seems to be a very pricey place for visitors. Don’t lose hope! You can still visit Havana on a limited budget. Some of the city’s most famous sights can be experiences free of charge. And fortunately there are numerous such sights. Below I will present you the top fr... [ read more ]

Tips for exploring the best of Havana

Tips for exploring the best of Havana

As one of the world’s most culturally rich cities, Havana is an extremely attractive tourist destination in the Caribbean region. The colonial past of the city is reflected in its architectural jewels, including gorgeous castles, cathedrals, museums and wonderful mansions. The historic neighborhood of the city named Old Havana (Habana Vieja) is a main area of the city, including hundreds of fascinating landmarks. Besides the architectural jewels, the local culture is also very attractiv... [ read more ]

Visit Baracoa and its surroundings

Visit Baracoa and its surroundings

Baracoa is an excellent tourist destination of Cuba, although, due to its geographic isolation, the town is just a recent destination to be discovered by tourists. In case you are planning to explore the remote northeastern corner of Cuba, I recommend you to discover Baracoa, too. It is considered a beautiful, almost unspoiled colonial town, being surrounded by wonderful beaches and lush rainforest. The easily recognizable local landmark, the El Yunque is a main attraction of the town’s... [ read more ]

10 things to do in Trinidad

10 things to do in Trinidad

As one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Cuba, the beautiful town of Trinidad is an excellent tourist destination. The town was built on the back of the 19th century slave and sugar trade. In 1827, at its golden age, one of the 56 sugar mills of the surrounding region succeeded to harvest the world’s biggest cane haul. Today Trinidad is a famous tourist destination. The town and its surrounding region offer some great visitor attractions. I have already presented you the best attractio... [ read more ]

Guide to Varadero’s nightlife

Guide to Varadero’s nightlife

Varadero is one of the most visited Cuban destinations. It is an excellent seaside resort town, dragging about one million tourists each and every year. If you are interested in lying on some of the best beaches, sleeping in some of the best hotels and enjoying a great nightlife, Varadero is the place to go. Don’t miss this amazing resort town to party in some of Cuba’s best clubs, bars, discos and cabarets. Are you interested in the best nightlife spots of the resort? Read the following... [ read more ]

Convincing reasons to visit Havana

Convincing reasons to visit Havana

Havana is about wandering on the colonial streets, about people-watching, dancing salsa, smoking Cuban cigars and drinking mojitos. This city is with no doubt one of the most fascinating tourist destinations of the Caribbean. There are several unique attractions here which are worth visiting. Besides, there are numerous great things to do in this majestic city. If you would like to visit Havana, but you don’t know much about this city, I recommend you to read the following guide. Below ... [ read more ]

Guide to Santiago de Cuba’s nightlife

Guide to Santiago de Cuba’s nightlife

Cuba is not only famous for its excellent beaches, colonial towns, magnificent natural landscapes, but for its culture, too. Cuban people love to dance. They dance on the streets, in the clubs, in cabaret shows and so on. There are numerous excellent nightlife venues all over Cuba. In one of the previous guides I have already presented you the best nightlife spots of Havana. In the following guide I will give you some useful info relating to the country’s second largest city’s best night... [ read more ]

Visit Old Havana’s museums

Visit Old Havana’s museums

Old Havana is a fantastic place to visit. There are innumerable tourist attractions in the historic centre of Havana which are must-see attractions. From museums to fortresses, from churches to historic buildings, this section of the city is abundant in tourist attractions. In some of the previous guides I have already presented you numerous aspects relating to Old Havana and its landmarks. Below I will present you the museums located in this area of the city. There are three fantastic museu... [ read more ]

Must-see sights in Havana

Must-see sights in Havana

One of the Caribbean’s largest cities, Havana is a premier tourist destination. The Cuban capital city is home to several unique landmarks, including colonial buildings, museums, fortresses, theatres and others. I have already presented you several aspects relating to this amazing city and its visitor attractions. Below I will present you the must-see sights of Havana, including the following: Old Havana, the El Morro Castle, the Malecon, the El Capitolio Nacional and the Museum of the Rev... [ read more ]