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A Havana´s Tale

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on August 1, 2019

A Havana´s Tale

Did you know that on November 16 of this year Havana turns 500 years old? Half a millennium of history that obviously we cannot tell you in an entry in our blog but, how about we give you an express summary so you don´t miss the most important details of the history of the city? Well, it all …

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Havanamazing: Shortest streets in Old Havana

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on December 12, 2018

Havanamazing: Shortest streets in Old Havana

There are many people in love with Havana around the world; the reason is clear, we´re talking about a lovely city full of history and mysteries. A part of Havana was named Old Havana ending the 19th century, its streets are cobbled and through the year, even the shortest alleys got a name. So …

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Havanamazing: The house of perfumes

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on November 19, 2018

Havanamazing: The house of perfumes

Today we want to lead you through the world of smells and give you a ride to Fragancias 1791 or as we Cuban know it “The House of Perfumes”. The place was built in 2000 in the same street that in older time the hawkers sold their famous eau de cologne. The perfumery in its museum function has …

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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Cuba?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on October 22, 2018

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Cuba?

  On December 31, Cuba welcomes everyone to celebrate New Year´s Eve and the triumph of the Cuban Revolution so you´d probably hear the National Anthem once the clock reaches midnight. If you are coming to the island and you, don´t certainly know what to do here´re some guidance tips you may find …

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WHAT CUBAN PHRASES I SHOULD KNOW BEFORE VISITING? Part 2

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on August 29, 2018

WHAT CUBAN PHRASES I SHOULD KNOW BEFORE VISITING? Part 2

I guess you´ve been waiting for more of “Asere que bola” and here in Knowing Cuba we love to satisfy customers. Last time we learned that not having the oven for pastries actually meant we are not in the mood but we are so in the mood to this, so here we go, ten new phrases to help you …

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What Cuban phrases I should know before visiting?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on February 8, 2018

What Cuban phrases I should know before visiting?

Even Spanish speakers have a hard time understanding “Cuban.” That’s because we have a talent for making up idioms that reflect our sense of humor. If you’re traveling to Cuba soon, pay attention to this list of words so you don’t feel lost: 1. When you’re having a conversation, or in a math …

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HOW DO I GET A CUBAN TOURIST VISA?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on November 20, 2017

HOW DO I GET A CUBAN TOURIST VISA?

1-Who needs a visa? Everyone travelling to Cuba needs a tourist visa. American Citizens are not allowed to travel as tourists and must only travel under one of the 12 categories of authorized travel by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). If you’re an …

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