A chronological time lime of history of Cuba, starting from Christopher Columbus setting foot on the island in 1492, and continuing with the arrival of African slaves, Cuba's complicated history with the US, the revolution and communism – to present day.
Before planning anything for your trip to Cuba, you absolutely MUST start here! With insider tips on the difficulties of travel in the country, the best way to sketch out your trip and just you should consider before going, this Cuba primer is your first stop on a big adventure.
If you have a week or 10 days in Cuba, we've laid out a great itinerary for you - no thanks necessary! From what cities are a hit to which you can skip, where to dive and where to relax, how much time to spare, we've got your back in planning a memorable trip.
Cuban cuisine is a combination of influences from the country's colonial history, African roots, and Caribbean ingredients. In this article, we provide information on the food and drinks you must try before leaving Cuba, and restaurants that have that special something kinda vibe.
One of the most unique experiences you can have in Cuba is staying at a Casa Particular, also known as a homestay. Access to internet may be tough in Cuba, but that doesn't mean you can't book a Casa Particular online. In fact, we recommend you do - and explain just how and what to expect in this guide on Cuba accommodation.
In our comprehensive Havana travel guide, you will find recommendations on all there is to do, how to orient yourself in the city and which parts get our vote of yay or nay. From top-down vintage car rides to Castro-approved ice cream, we've dived deep into Havana.