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Bringing Used Clothing and Household Goods To Cuba

Bringing Used Clothing and Household Goods To Cuba In a world filled with abundance, the power of giving knows no bounds. One way to make a meaningful impact is by donating used clothing and household goods to those in need. In this spirit of generosity, many individuals are exploring the opportunity to bring these [...]

By |2024-01-07T18:26:43+00:00January 7th, 2024|Havana and Vedado, Stories of Havana|0 Comments

Havana Tornado Photos and Videos

Tornado Hits Havana On January 27, 2019, a massive tornado touched down in the eastern part of the city of Havana. The tornado caused widespread damage to property and state media confirms that at least 3 people are dead, and hundreds injured. The Cuban government has mobilized the military to clean up the debris [...]

By |2019-01-31T19:38:41+00:00January 31st, 2019|Havana and Vedado, Life, Stories of Havana|0 Comments

List of CADECA Locations in Havana and Cuba

What is a CADECA Foreign Exchange Office? In Cuba, foreign money can be exchanged at any bank or at specialized, state owned foreign exchange offices called CADECAs. These CADECA exchange offices can convert foreign currency into Cuban currency. As mentioned, there are 2 official types of Cuban currency and you should familiarize yourself with these [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:47:13+00:00January 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Most Popular Cuban Towns and Cities for Tourists

The following is a brief summary of some of the most popular towns and cities in Cuba for Tourists. Recommended For New Cuba Tourists Havana - It's the tourist capital. Filled with Cubans, it is also the economic center of Cuba. Cubans from across the country dream of coming to Havana to make money. [...]

By |2018-10-29T16:06:34+00:00October 29th, 2018|Fun and Entertainment, Havana and Vedado|2 Comments

Cuban Pig Roast – Authentic Cuban Lechon Asado

Cuban Pig Roast Party A slow cooked, roasted Cuban pig is one of the most traditional Cuban foods and cooking styles you can get. There is a lot of preparation involved and a whole day of cooking, but roasting a pig on an outdoor fire pit is a great way to celebrate a special [...]

By |2018-02-07T23:55:34+00:00February 7th, 2018|Food, Fun and Entertainment|1 Comment

Traveler Stories – A First Time Experience in Cuba

Traveler Stories - A First Time Experience in CubaAt Best Cuba Guide we help hundreds of travelers explore Cuba each month. For many of these explorers, it is their first time in Cuba. Many have hesitations and lots of questions. We walk them through the process, step by step and by the time they have [...]

By |2017-12-18T16:30:05+00:00December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding The Best Restaurants in Old Havana

There are thousands of great restaurants in Havana. Despite what some guidebooks might say, the average quality of food in Havana, especially the authentic Cuban cuisine, is high. The core Cuban meals consist of rice, beans, chicken and pork. Despite the simple ingredients, these meals are usually flavorful and filling. Limited Supply Chain The [...]

By |2017-12-08T16:16:54+00:00December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vedado vs Old Havana, Cuba – What’s the Difference?

I am often asked "What's the difference between Vedado and Old Havana?" Well, both are neighborhoods in Havana, Cuba, and both places are completely different.  As far as action and nightlife, Vedado is absolutely the center. It has the most nightclubs, most rental casas, best public transit options, and for Cubans wanting to enjoy [...]

By |2017-10-03T15:23:02+00:00September 28th, 2017|Havana and Vedado|5 Comments

How Has Cuba Changed in the Last Year?

Comparing Cuba 2016 to Cuba 2017 Things in Cuba change rapidly. Modernization and a budding capitalist spirit are ushering in a new era for Cuba. Many great things are happening on this island, but there are also some growing pains and shortcomings caused by the new changes. My good friend Graham Wiffen [...]

By |2017-06-21T22:59:11+00:00June 21st, 2017|Havana and Vedado, Life|1 Comment