27 Cuban Slang Words and Phrases

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When you travel to a country that is not your own, you prepare yourself with its basic language, right? For example, you familiarize yourself with how to ask for a meal or where the nearest bathroom is.  But what if you could better immerse yourself into the culture by utilizing more than what you learn […]

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A Short History of Salsa

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Ever wondered where salsa originated? You might think it originated in a country in the Caribbean Sea. It didn’t. It actually emerged right in the middle of New York City in the 1950s.  During this time half a million Latinos in “El Barrio” of East Harlem, most of them Puerto Rican, wanted to make themselves […]

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7 Things Not to Miss in Viñales

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Viñales is approximately 2.5 hours from Havana by Car. Its breathtaking landscapes are worth the drive alone. Think overwhelming limestone mountains, underground rivers, natural lakes, abundant agriculture, and so much more.  It is quite easy to get to Viñales from Havana. There are lots of taxis, colectivos, and buses that make the trip daily. If […]

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Do I need a visa to visit Cuba from Australia?

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This is a question we hear a lot from customers. There is so much mixed information out there about who needs a visa to enter Cuba, and the majority of the information is aimed at American citizens. As a result of the icy relations between Cuba and the US, it has made the visa process […]

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How To Travel To Cuba

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The majority of people with questions about how to travel to Cuba are from the United States. Since there are so many conflicting new stories out there and plenty of people willing to weigh in on the issue, we thought we’d share our expert advice on the matter. In short… YES! Americans can travel to […]

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What is the best way to get to Cuba from Australia?

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Tourism to Cuba increased by 23% in the first half of 2017, and Australians make up a large number of the visitors to this beautiful island. Many Australians are drawn by the possibility of adventure and the rich and varied history that Cuba has to offer. The trade embargo against Cuba can make travelling to […]

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