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Travel Cuba

  1. Kalmiya profile image84
    Kalmiyaposted 4 years ago

    Any other travelers out there been to Cuba? What part of the island do you think is the best vacation spot?

    1. Ramsa1 profile image71
      Ramsa1posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I've gone to Cuba and would say that the Varadero area is worth visiting as is Havana.

  2. maxoxam41 profile image79
    maxoxam41posted 4 years ago

    I've been there and personally I did not like it. Although a beautiful country, money is too emphasized! Corruption, prostitution are part of the daily life!

    1. Ramsa1 profile image71
      Ramsa1posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      "money is too emphasized! Corruption, prostitution are part of the daily life!" - sounds like America.

  3. travelespresso profile image82
    travelespressoposted 4 years ago

    Yep!  I've been there and I really loved my time (one month) there.  However, I didn't like Varadero - GOREGEOUS beach - but I didn't like the packaged tour feel of the place.

    What are your interests?

    1. Kalmiya profile image84
      Kalmiyaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Sometimes I like to go for an all inclusive if I'm tired/stressed out and don't want to organize stuff. When more adventurous we just book a flight somewhere (usually Mexico these days) and find lodging, food etc. when we get there. That's really neat and we always meet nice locals and find interesting places.

      1. travelespresso profile image82
        travelespressoposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Hello Kalmiya
        If you don't want to organize anything, and you like beaches, then Varadero might be a good option for you.  Bear in mind that it's the haven for package tours and so there are numerous (newish) hotels lined up along the peninsula which is on gorgeous beach.  Holidaymakers often just stay around their hotels, as unlike other parts of Cuba, there aren't that many restaurants outside of the hotels.  Many people like that - I don't.
        Many package tourists go to Varadero and don't explore the rest of this island.  That's such a shame because Varadero is NOTHING like the rest of Cuba.
        Other great parts are the Old City in Havana, the old cobbled streets complete with horses and traps clip clopping on the old stones in Trinidad and Pinar del Rio.  I didn't explore the area around Holguin which is another beach area.

 
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