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Welcome to our blog on all things Havana. This is a great forum to learn about what is happening in Havana. Up to date events, new restaurant openings, the latest in tours… it all here in our Lively Havana blog! As always, we welcome your comments and feedback!

Havana with Kids: The 5 Coolest Things Your Kids Will Love

When you were a kid, were there any places you really wished your parents took you on holiday? There would be some likely candidates, like an international theme park, or a tropical island, places you thought of longingly when you were crammed into the back of the car with your siblings, en route to spend […]

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5 Tips for a Heavenly Honeymoon in Havana

The days leading up to your wedding are going to (unsurprisingly) be a flurry of activity, stress, and excitement. You will probably begin to understand why some couples just think, the heck with it all, and decide to elope. But it’s probably a little too late for that now. Soon the most exciting day of […]

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Old Car Tours Havana: What You Need to Know About Riding in One of These Beauties

Much like sun-drenched beaches, the face of Che Guevara (even though he was from Argentina), and smiling elderly people sucking on a cigar the size of a baby’s arm, the vintage American car has become an iconic symbol of Cuba. You might think that a visit to Havana would not be complete without getting into […]

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9 Best Spots for Photography in Cuba, Havana

How many holiday photos do you tend to take? Digital photography has made it so much easier, hasn’t it? The gratification can be immediate, and this is vastly different to the dark old days (which OK, weren’t all that long ago) when you needed to wait to have the film developed before you knew what […]

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10 Fantastic, Fun, and Free Things To Do in Havana

When planning a trip, you might end up reading a few different articles and blogs with titles along the lines of “How to Save Money on Holiday.” Some of them are filled with useful little nuggets of information, and some of them might contain… uh… gems such as “make sure to compare the prices of […]

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Walking in Havana: Wonderful Trails You Shouldn’t Miss

How many times have you read a travel blog that contains a line such as “About the best way to see (insert name of city here) is on foot”? Sometimes this idea is stretched too much, although the only things that will truly feel stretched if you follow this advice are the muscles in your […]

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The Ernest Hemingway House in Cuba: Follow in His Footsteps

It’s interesting how what was once popular mainstream literature can take on a classical reputation with the passage of time. This is not the case with each and every popular writer, so hopefully (pray for it) that book claiming to be about 50 shades of naughtiness will never, ever been seen in the classics section […]

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Havana City Tour: The Best Way to Get to Know This Fantastic City

Even if you’re the sort of person who would ordinarily use their car even just to visit their next door neighbour, you’re going to do a lot of walking while on holiday. There is just something stimulating and invigorating about exploring an exotic new destination on foot. This is not always the appropriate method for […]

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Getting Cash in Cuba: The Art of Managing Your Money

It’s fun to look at the various forms of “currency” in use when you travel around to different countries. In German supermarkets you will see people carrying masses of bottles to the bottle machine that can be found in the back. They feed the bottles into a tube which scans them and then prints out […]

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8 Myths About Cuba Most People Believe

There are a number of myths about Cuba that many people believe, and this is largely due to how the country is perceived by the outside world, and most of the time it’s all untrue. Some of these myths have some basis in truth, but this is only something that in fact used to be […]

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