Cuba´s internet is not only one of the slowest in the world, it is also the youngest – and the most wanted. Cubans have been cut off the rest of the world for too long. Now is their time to take over Facebook and Twitter. They are more than ready for it.
Exploring the biggest of all Caribbean islands can be a great adventure, but it doesn’t come without a couple challenges. Here is what you need to know before traveling to Cuba!
All the information in one place:
- Finding and connecting to wifi
- The dual currency issue and how to get cash
- Do you really need a visa
- Culinary experiences or – “The R&B diet”
It seems like only a day has passed, since I sat in one of the two wooden rocking chairs, my grandmother has sitting out on her porch. They have been there as long as I can remember and welcome guests to sit down, have a cuban coffee and conversation.
My father’s family lives in a small village about an hour and a half away from the endless beaches of Varadero. A million tourists are traveling tu Cuba year by year, lots of them Russian, Canadian and German, landing on the holiday resort´s own airport. However, most tourists stick to the resort areas with little opportunity to interact with local Cubans beyond their hotel staff. In fact, up until 1997, it was actually illegal for locals to mingle with international tourists. Did you know that? I bet not. Here are some more surprising facts about Cuba!