A guide to the key tourist destinations of the western half of Cuba and how long to spend at each one.
Heading inland from the beach resorts of the east coast, Valladolid is the first town one reaches of any size and ‘visitor significance’.
When deciding what to pack for Cuba, it may seem somewhat glib to say “Everything” but, as you read on, you may find such advice pretty close to the mark.
Anyone who has visited Guatemala’s northern province of Peten (or the neighbouring southern reaches of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula) will know that the region is sparsely populated and largely covered by a dense jungle blanket which stretches for mile after mile.
If you’re taking a domestic flight in Cuba, especially between Havana and either Holguin or Santiago, chances are you’ll be flying aboard the unique Antonov AN 158.
Within the last month, the government of Belize has made the huge decision to ban all future oil exploration in its territorial waters.
Many visitors to Cuba cite the island’s lack of commercialism as being one of its key draws although there are both Pros and Cons to ‘Uncommercial Cuba’.
A rundown of the top ten reasons to visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on holiday.
What do a frog, a brain, a monkey, an alien, the Virgin Mary and Scooby Doo all have in common? Well, if you ask your guide to point them out, and use a bit of imagination, then there are rock and stalactite formations resembling each of the aforementioned in the Lanquin Caves.
Located some 20kms from Santiago de Cuba in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Maestre, El Cobre is Cuba’s most important pilgrimage site.