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29 Surprising Things About Life In Cuba

As eye-opening as it was to travel to Cuba, it was even more interesting to learn about life there.  Did you know that lobster smuggling is a “thing” there?  Or that they have better maternity benefits than we do in the U.S.?  Read on for the 28 surprising things I learned about life in Cuba:… Read more >>
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Agness of eTramping - February 16, 2017 - 9:36 pm

A lot of them surprised me, especially the part about how married women don’t take their husband’s surname. This is an informative post, justwanderlustblog.

The Easy Hack To Save 6% On All Southwest Airline Tickets

Given all the nickel and diming the legacy US airlines are notorious for, I’ve been quite the fan of Southwest Airlines in the last few years. Sure, you feel like cattle when you’re boarding, but it’s a small price to pay considering the advantages you get with your ticket:… Read more >>

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What To See And Do In Cuba: Our 8 Day Cuba Itinerary

While visitors can spend as much time in Cuba learning every facet of the interesting country, I wanted to share our experience for those who have limited time to visit.  Read on for our itinerary, what’s really worth your time, and how much time to allocate to those cities.… Read more >>

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amanda - February 11, 2017 - 12:13 am

hi, i will be visiting Cuba this Dec. If you don’t mind, could you share how did you engage the private driver? thanks!

JustWanderlust - February 11, 2017 - 8:47 pm

Hi Amanda – I signed up for a private tour by looking at recommendations on TripAdvisor. Try looking at reviews and then just emailing the tour companies to see if they can put a private itinerary together for you. I’m pretty sure most would do that. 🙂

What You Need to Know About Money In Cuba

(We exchanged most of our money once we arrived.)

(We exchanged most of our money once we arrived.)

The other day, I was browsing Instagram and someone had posted about how expensive food is in Cuba.  This person reported that by their calculation milk was $7 and other foods were equally as ridiculously expensive. Seeing that, I realized immediately that this person was completely misinformed which compelled me to want to share some info on the dual currencies in Cuba.… Read more >>

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