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Scuba Diving in Cuba? Maria de la Gorda is for you!

Maria De La Gorda, The Best Scuba Diving in Cuba Maria de la Gorda, it's a very beautiful place. It is the top diving center in Cuba. It consists of miles of pristine beaches, a world class diving center, an a few hotels and shops. The center is located in the Parque Nacional Peninsula de Gunanahacabibes, almost at the westernmost tip of the island. It is a [...]

What is the Best Cuba Guidebook for Exploring All of Cuba?

I Want To Explore All of Cuba - What's the Best Cuba Guidebook For Me? I see this question asked all the time on message boards, forums and even directly to me. It usually comes from people who are anxious to explore, but don't know where to start. Maybe they have traveled around their own country and done a few foreign trips, but they are so caught [...]

Facts and Observations on Cuba / USA relations

McDonald's Coming To Havana? Recently, the relationship between Cuba and the United States seems to be thawing. America's President Obama signaled that he wanted to see the end of the embargo against Cuba and hoped to open Cuba up to America products and culture as a way of reforming the government. With this news, many people in Cuba rejoiced. For Americans, there has been a [...]

Top Things to Do in Vedado, Havana, Cuba

Old Havana vs Vedado? I get asked this question all the time. It seems like every foreigner who is taking a trip to Havana is torn between spending time in Vedado or Old Havana. When most tourists think of Havana, they have the image of Old Havana in their head. They imagine tight, cobblestone streets. Open air bars and restaurants at every corner. Music streaming out [...]

Why Vedado is the Best Neighborhood to Rent a Casa Particular

The Best Casas Particulares are in Vedado, Havana If you are planning to rent a casa particular in Havana, then I 100% recommend that you stay in Vedado versus Old Havana. It’s not even a question, in my mind. If you want a large, well maintained casa and a quiet sleep at night, then a casa particular in Vedado is the way to go. I [...]

Havana and Cuba videos online!

Check out my YouTube channel for dozens of Havana and Cuba videos   On my last trip to Cuba I took hundreds of photos and videos of Havana and Cuba. I condensed them all down into about 35 brand new videos and have posted them all on YouTube. If you are looking for some interesting commentary on Cuban life, great tips and tricks for living [...]

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