Category: Inside Cuba

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Jineteros – The Cuban Hustlers

Brace yourself, every 5 minutes in Cuba somebody will try to sell you something or scam you out of some money. It’s not very different from other underdeveloped countries and their tricks are pretty...

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Cars on the road in Cuba

As opposed to popular knowledge, cars in Cuba are not all 50’s American Classics. If I were to guess, from what I’ve seen the proportions are like this: 50% Old American Classics 30% Soviet...

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Best time to visit Cuba. Prices and weather.

In Cuba the dry season runs from November to April. The humidity is at it’s lowest and so are the temperatures. Accordingly, the prices are a bit on the expensive site. December in particular...

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Toilets in Cuba

Let’s start by agreeing Cuban people don’t like to flush. It’s a mystery why, maybe they like to preserve water. This is a fact in 100% of no. 1. cases and 50% of no.2...

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Pay attention to Money in Cuba

Cuba has two different currencies. First one the Cuban National Peso or CUP. This is a low-power currency, that locals are paid in. It’s also called the moneda national so when you see prices...