The third (most eastern) Playa del Este.


Towards the end of the Obama administration, the U.S. started easing travel restrictions to Cuba, its communist neighbor a virtual stone’s throw away from Florida. In late 2016, direct flights from USA even resumed, so in early January 2017 some friends and I went to learn about Cuban culture. It was an eye-opening experience.

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Havana Itinerary

Not only is it fairly easy for Americans to visit Cuba nowadays, but it is convenient...

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Scarcity in Cuba

During our third day in Havana, we ambled over to a rental car place next to...

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Guanabo, Cuba

The night before we had attempted to go to the TripAdvisor-proclaimed "hipster spot of Havana"---La Fábrica...

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Cars in Cuba

We had just emerged from the José Martí International Airport into the warm tropical air of...

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Food in Cuba

Before going to Cuba I had read on the Internet that food in restaurants in Havana...