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Are you getting ready to travel to Cuba? Do you need more information about American citizens traveling to the island? Or simply curious about our neighbour? Surf through our articles to find what you are looking for and discover facts you didn’t know about the Caribbean country. The more you read, the more you will find yourself planning a getaway to this paradisiac island.

This Cuba Travel Blog has the information you need to start your adventure in the Caribbean island. And we have all the means to make it happen in a fun, educational and safe environment. So just read, get ready and book your tour with Espíritu Travel!!

Cuba invites you to run in the Marabana – Havana Marathon

Just two weeks more to participate in the event that is not only a sports fest but a homage to life and health: Havana’s Marathon. The Marabana was celebrated for the first time in 1986, and, it gathers every year more than 30000 participants from several countries. The marathon race is inspired in ancient tales of the Maraton’s Battle. According…

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What to pack when traveling to Cuba?

We are never tired of repeating how unique is Cuba. The genuine character of each city, its curious history and the warmth of the people, makes the country a wonderful place to visit. However, due to its economic peculiarities, there are many items that you can find elsewhere in the world but are difficult to obtain on the island. In…

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New Year’s Eve in Cuba: No time for sorrow

Without the religious significance it has in the U.S., Christmas (known as Nochebuena in Spanish) is a cherished period in Cuba. Locals travel from every corner of the country to be with their love ones and have a nice dinner together. Decorations don’t have the glamour as seen in other places, but they are creative and sometimes funny. Everybody tries…

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Snorkeling in Cuba: 8 locations not to be miss

In Cuba,  the temperature doesn’t vary much throughout the year, usually oscillating betwewn 22°C (71F) to 32°C (89F).  Furthermore, with 5000 km (3100 miles) of near virgen coastline, Cuba provides some of the best snorkeling spots in the world.  It boasts healthy corals, colorful fish and sealife of fantastic forms wait for you under the waters. In Espiritu Travel we want…

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Cuban Rum: An interesting history

Who hasn’t heard about the virtues of the Cuban rum? Who has suddenly woken up craving a refreshing mojito or a daiquiri? Well, let me tell you that, despite the re-birth of those drinks around the world, they will never taste the same as when they are prepared with the rum produced in Cuba.  Great effort and time was needed…

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Ernest Hemingway, charmed by Havana

You cannot speak about Hemingway without thinking of Cuba, the long, beautiful island which embraced him like a son. In the 120th anniversary of his birth, Havana continues to be the city who charmed the great writer and and visitors have the impression that they will encounter him El Floridita’s Bar and Finca La Vigía. Hemingway and Cuba: Love at…

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Unmissable Cuban Festivals

Why visit Cuba?  Well because you will never get bored. In order to  complement your excitement about the largest island in the Caribbean, here is the ultimate list of the best Cuban Festivals by season. Winter Cuban Festivals: Music is life Even if there isn’t snow and the sun shines every day, winter is a special season to be in…

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Cuban courtesy: a little taste of coffee in cuban coffee farms

Dark, strong and sweet, that’s how Cubans like to drink their coffee. For many of them a “buchito de café” (little taste of coffee) is the only way to start the day. In this article we talk about Cuban coffee farms, their history and which ones you should visit. In the trips to Cuba of Espíritu Travel we give you the…

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Top 10 museums in Cuba: a must-see attraction

I will tell you a secret: a country’s heritage can be revealed through its museums. Every antique porcelain, every aboriginal burial, every painting is a symbol reflecting the culture and traditions you could find today.  And when it comes to matchless exhibitions Cuba has much to offer. Follow Espíritu Travel in this promenade to discover the Top 10 museums in…

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National Parks: The natural treasures of Cuba

Distinguished by their fauna and flora, national parks are protected areas created to research and conserve the wildlife richness of each country. These places are also an opportunity to enjoy nature, admire the landscape and contribute to small communities’ development. For those travelers who prefer to go beyond the cities’ borders, visiting Cuba’s National Parks is a must-do adventure. Learn…

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