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20 things to do in your trip to Havana

Only 90 miles from Key West and less than an hour flight from Miami, Havana lies in wait for you. There is no other city like Havana, a blend of the new and old, a place where crumbling Spanish colonial architecture and vintage cars mix with a booming nightlife and countless art galleries. There are […]

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Unique Things About Cuban Music

Cuba is a country with an intense rhythm of music and dances. Music and dance form an important aspect of Cuban culture. It is a lively mix of lyrical traditions and soulful Spanish melodies, as well as vibrant African beats and drumming. In our legal trips to Cuba that we organize for American citizens, we […]

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Cuba Travel History

  Reeling from the economic embargo imposed more than half a century ago and stuck in a time warp, this Caribbean island is the best place to go for an adventurous trip. The classic cars, sandy white beaches, historical sites, and unique culture are what makes Cuba a great destination for Americans. However, the past […]

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The 10 Best Restaurants in Havana

    In Cuba you can eat well, in fact very well. But to eat well the first thing is to understand that the best restaurants in Havana are called “Paladares”. They are private businesses of Cuban families and entrepreneurs who have managed to create unique places in the world for their originality and gastronomy. It is […]

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Cuba’s Passion For Baseball

  Though they are two different countries in many aspects, the United States and Cuba have one major thing in common: a crazy love for baseball. Many assume that soccer takes the number one spot as most popular sports in Cuba, but like in the US, baseball is Cuba’s most popular sport. History of Baseball […]

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The best five dive sites in Cuba

Cuba has 5,700 kilometers of coastline in addition to 4,200 islets with much of it undeveloped.  You can find dozens of spectacular dive sites in Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean. It has 7 international marinas and 39 international diving centers. Added to this is its tropical climate with an average water temperature of […]

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Ultimate Guide to Summer Holidays in Cuba

Have you thought of traveling to Cuba for your summer vacation? It is indeed a remarkable place to travel at any time of the year. […]

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Classic American Cars In Cuba

  Ask anyone who has visited Cuba to name a few iconic features of this Caribbean island, and the chances are that they are going to mention Cuban cigars, white sandy beaches, rum, salsa, and classic American cars that grace the streets of Havana and other cities in Cuba. And while Cuba has a lot […]

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All You Need to Know About Cuban Cigars

  Cuban cigars are known as the best in the world, but what sets them apart from tobacco originating from other countries? The answer lies in the long, fascinating history of the Cuban cigars, which visitors like to smoke when they have traveled to Cuba for vacation. One of the things that makes Cuban cigars […]

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Caribbean Holidays In Cuba and the Caribbean Region

The glittering and scintillating white sand beaches, as well as the warm blue waters of the Caribbean region, are the embodiment of tropical ecstasy. Spend your vacation days on the beaches, sun feasting on luxurious cuisine, or put on a mask and snorkel to discover the amazing underwater world of shimmering marine life and colorful […]

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All-time favorite destinations in Cuba

  Cuba is one of the best destinations for many Americans, especially during winter. Many people travel to this Caribbean Island to embrace its joie de vivre, white beaches, its music and colonial cities. If you wish to visit Cuba you can book with a company like Espíritu Travel, which offers legal trips to Cuba […]

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Weather in Cuba

Cuba, a beautiful island nation located in the Caribbean which enjoys a spectacular tropical climate and warm weather year-round. It is home to warm waters, plenty of culture, and white-sand beaches. […]

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Is it safe for Americans to travel to Cuba?

For decades, there was a massive standoff between the US and Cuba with regard to travel and business. However, two years ago, the United States government moved to ease some of the restrictions placed against Americans traveling to the island. In 2016, over 600,000 Americans and Cuban-Americans visited the country. […]

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How to choose your Travel Agency

If Twitter is anything to go by, many people have expressed their desires for traveling to various places around the world. The common phrase used is “If traveling was free, you would never see me again.” […]

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Cuban Currency

Have you ever had the experience of handling and dealing with two currencies in the same country? If you have never heard of this before, your mind could be wondering how. As it is, most countries have only one currency. […]

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Cuban Food: An experience for your senses

The cultural heritage of Cuba results in a unique and tasty gastronomy known for very different kinds of dishes. If you go to Cuba and want to experience all that Cuban gastronomy has to offer, don’t forget to try the dishes, cocktails and places described on this post. […]

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How to Travel to Cuba for American Citizens

How to travel to Cuba from USA Many Americans rightfully wonder what has really changed about traveling to Cuba since the historic reestablishing of diplomatic relations and the easing of travel restrictions. As with many things about Cuba, nothing is that straightforward. Here are seven things Americans need to know to start planning their trip […]

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Why you should Travel to Havana in Autumn

There is no time like autumn to enjoy all that Havana has to offer. It’s the perfect time to pack your bags and travel to the Caribbean country. […]

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The 7 Best Beaches in Cuba

The Best Beaches in Cuba If you love the sun, to see the waves break, to feel the sea wet your feet and even the smell of sun tan lotion, Cuba stands out for the beauty of its fine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Cuban Beaches Located in the center of the Caribbean, […]

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An amazing experience of a trip to Cuba

Cuba is one of the most visited destinations in recent times. More and more visitors are looking forward to do a trip to this Caribbean country. The relationship between the United States and Cuba has undergone major changes in recent years. These changes have been transcendental significant and they have especially helped to make the […]

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Cuba’s Urban Agriculture

On a busy street packed with school children in the central Cuban city of Bayamo, I passed a man hauling a plastic crate full of beets. A few steps more and another man moved by, weaving in and out of the children. He was sporting a huge smile and carrying a crate packed with string […]

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The Five Most Spectacular Hikes in Cuba

Long restricted, hiking and trekking in Cuba are seeing a sort of Renaissance. Cuba’s landscape is dramatic. From well managed biosphere reserves and steep misty hillsides towering over valley jungles to flower-filled forests, waterfalls and remote beaches, exploring Cuba’s spectacular landscape on foot is easier now that at any time since the 1950s. Espiritu Travel’s wilderness guides offer a number of options for you to get into the more wild areas of this island nation. […]

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Why traveling to Cuba is better with a small group tour

A woman said to me: ¨I don’t like group tours.¨ We were standing inside a cave in Cuba. We weren’t just standing. As I would later discover we were standing in a line for 45 minutes for a 5 minute boat ride. As we stood in the damp cave, listening to the water drip around us, she explained that she likes to travel independently and doesn’t do group travel. […]

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How to Capture images of Cuba with Your Camera

Cuba is one of the most photogenic locations on the planet. With a unique, gritty atmosphere, welcoming people and a colorful, pulsating culture, Cuba is truly a photographer’s dream destination. It is a street photography heaven. While we’ve all seen images of Cuba full of the old American cars there is so much more: the magnificent architecture, the history mingling with the present and the faces of its people. Because Espiritu Travel focuses on the real Cuba, I was able to get places in the Caribbean nation that few other tours visit. […]

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Feel part of this historic moment between the US and Cuba

“We are in a new era (…) it is time to leave behind the ideological battles of the past”, these words by President Obama exemplify the incredible moment we are living between the US and Cuba. It’s exciting to witness this change after more than 65 years of confrontation and more than 90 years since a US president visited one of our closest neighbors, just 90 miles from the coast of Florida. […]

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A trip around authentic Havana

¨It is a land more beautiful than any human has ever seen.¨ This is how Christopher Columbus described Cuba. And it is that the island is a mix of traditions, cultures, history, colors, flavors and smells that has turned it into one of the most attractive destinations for those who love the exotic. The beaches of Cuba and the wide range of tourism activities for active people offered such as snorkeling or diving as well as its colonial heritage will make you want to reserve your trip to Cuba. […]

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Casas particulares an authentic experience in Cuba

Unlike other Latin American destinations, in Cuba there are two different types of accommodation, hotels and casas particulares. These are private houses licensed by the government under strict conditions to rent en-suite rooms to foreigners. A sort of micro bed and breakfast that has been set up in people’s homes. […]

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6 things Americans need to know to travel to Cuba

Americans can travel to Cuba, but how?
Many Americans rightfully wonder what has really changed about travel to Cuba since the historic reestablishing of diplomatic relations and the easing of travel restrictions. As with many things about Cuba, nothing is that straight forward. Here are 6 things Americans need to know to start planning their trip to Cuba. […]

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‘People-to-people’ the legal travel to Cuba for americans

Essentially a ‘people-to-people’ tour is the way to have a legal travel to Cuba for americans. It means adding unique and interesting cultural activities to your itinerary so that you are offered the opportunity to have an educational as well as a fun and relaxing trip while in Cuba. […]

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