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How Americans Can Go To Cuba

A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me if Americans can now go to Cuba. Well, unfortunately, the answer is NOT YET. That’s as far as I know. Though Cuba and USA have already raised their flags in each other’s country, it might take time for Americans to go there. Yes, the relationship between […]

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Things to do in Cuba: Explore the streets of Havana.

Things to do in Cuba

Now that Cuba and the United States are fixing their long-time political brouhaha, it won’t be long that American visitors will be flooding to the Caribbean’s largest nation soon. And when hordes of them are going there, you know what that means to the people of Cuba, to the country and  to the tourism industry. […]

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Gays in Havana Cuba

Gays in Havana

Cuba, I reckon, would be the next gay destination. It’s a gay-friendly country and bisexuals abound. It’s safe, too. I was told that “straight” men do it for the money, out of their jobless situation. Life in Cuba is hard, so can you blame them? Find a job? What job? Though education in Cuba is free, […]

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The Gayest and the Most Straight-friendly Casa in Havana

The Gayest and the Most Straight-friendly Casa in Havana

Don’t be fooled by it’s tiny door when you find it nor think it’s a scary place with narrow steps when going to the second floor. You are, as matter of fact, in a 114-year old colonial casa that withstood the test of time. history and political changes. Read: Can Americans go to Cuba? Yes, […]

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Where to stay in Cuba Cienfuegos

Where To Stay in Cuba

Cuba can be expensive for backpackers who travel solo. For a third world country, one might think its cheap—but it’s not. It’s a tourism-fueled economy where most tourists go with hotel and flight packages and stay in well-known beaches like Varadero, Cayo Coco and Playa Ancon. Thus, even accommodations aren’t really backpacker-friendly.  Where to stay […]

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Hemingway's Watering Holes and Life in Cuba

Hemingway’s Watering Holes and Life in Cuba

While walking on a sweltering heat in Havana, I finally gave up finding La Bodeguita, a place where Papa Hemingway used to get wasted. I found a small cafe, sat there and ordered a bottle of mineral water. When the waiter came back, I asked him where the said bar was and he told me […]

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Things to do in Havana

35 Things to do in Havana

These are the 35 things to do in Havana, Cuba. From riding a classic car to watching the sunset at Malecon or strolling the street, Havana is vibrant and teeming with little things to discover. Colonial architecture is literally everywhere. Havana is a kaleidoscope of everything: of collapsing decay, of oozing sexuality, of colorful colonial […]

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Classic Cars in Cuba Havana

Riding on the Classic Cars in Cuba

Cuba is synonymous to two things: cigars and classic cars. The former is an object used by touts to scam unsuspecting tourists while the latter is an object lusted by every excited tourists to try riding on.And I’m one of those excited tourists who made getting on these cars as one of the things to […]

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