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What are the sanitary protocols of Cuban Aeronautics in the new context of Covid 19?

AlbertoBy Alberto, Cuban Travel Specialist, on November 24, 2020

What are the sanitary protocols of Cuban Aeronautics in the new context of Covid 19?

Information about your trip to Cuba: For those travelers who have to complete an isolation stage of 5 nights and 6 days, we offer the hotels designated for this purpose with an entry PCR and another one on the fifth day.  These are the hotels designated for the isolation …

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Varadero opens its doors to international tourism. All you need to know

AlbertoBy Alberto, Cuban Travel Specialist, on November 4, 2020

Varadero opens its doors to international tourism. All you need to know

Varadero reopened to international tourism on October 15 after several months closed to foreign travelers due to the coronavirus pandemic. In the initial reopening stage, clients will be able to stay in 4 and 5 star hotels, and take excursions and other activities within an approved …

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Asere que bola Parte 3

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, Cuban Travel Specialist, on September 14, 2020

Asere que bola Parte 3

It is clear to everyone that Cuba is a favorite tourist destination for many. The closeness of its people is one of the most endearing things on the island, but so are its peculiar phrases known as Cubanisms, which we have developed in two other articles on our blog. On this occasion we want to …

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What measures are the Cuban keys

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, Cuban Travel Specialist, on September 7, 2020

What measures are the Cuban keys

We know for sure it has been hard for all of us to have to stay home and stop enjoying our vacations the way we are used to. Although the pandemic hasn´t yet been controlled globally, countries like Cuba are already adapting the new reality to their tourism industry. The first tourists who arrived …

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Corona Virus

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, Cuban Travel Specialist, on April 26, 2020

Corona Virus

Given the spread of Covid-19 and the measures adopted by governments and tourist institutions to preserve the collective well-being, we were forced to temporarily close our offices, but we continue to be in permanent communication with our clients. Part of our staff keeps working from …

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Meeting Hemingway at Finca Vigía in Havana.

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, Cuban Travel Specialist, on September 25, 2019

Meeting Hemingway at Finca Vigía in Havana.

I was sitting yesterday at noon thinking the best way to cheer up my afternoon and suddenly a colleague of mine offered me visiting Finca Vigía, former residence in Havana of the worldwide famous writer Ernest Hemingway. The day absolutely changed, 25 minutes away from downtown and sightseeing San …

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A Havana´s Tale

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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 …

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Havanamazing: Shortest streets in Old Havana

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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 …

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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Cuba?

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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?

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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 …

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HOW DO I GET A CUBAN TOURIST VISA?

Alberto GonzálezBy Alberto González, 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 …

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