Deciding where to stay is part and parcel of going travelling. With accommodation in Cuba, your first decision may be whether you opt for hotels or casa particulares.
Is travel in Cuba safe? This is a question that I have been asked many times and understandably so.The answer, quite emphatically, is Yes.
A witty insight into cooking Cuba's favourite dish, Moros y Cristianos aka Beans & Rice, courtesy of Claudia's Tasty Bits.
For most visitors to Cuba, all that is required to enter the country is a simple Tourist Card, currently £15 in the UK.
Hurricane Matthew is slowly making its way northwards through the Caribbean, with the eastern coast of Cuba directly in its path.
This is not a euphemism for jail, rather an issue that surprises and irks a number of visitors to Cuba, the number of hotels with windowless rooms.
Ernest Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 but spent much of his life travelling the world, including Cuba where he lived on-and-off from 1939 to 1960.
Melia Cuba is a division of the giant Spanish hotel management company that operates some 26 hotels across Cuba and over a thousand worldwide. Melia was the first foreign hotel management company to do business in Cuba and remains the largest such company on the island.
Perhaps few things embarrass us more than knowing where, when and how much to tip. In this respect, tipping in Cuba is no exception.
For many of those contemplating a holiday to Cuba, there is often that nagging thought, have I left it too late – has Cuba been spoiled?