15 Photos to Enjoy a Virtual Trip to Cuba

Not being able to travel is rough. We get it. There is nothing fun about being stuck at home with no plans for the future.

To help things out, we're publishing a virtual trip series where we share 15 of our favorite photos from a previous trip and share some of the backstories behind the images.

For our sixth entry, we're traveling to Cuba- a country we explored for a long weekend in 2017!

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What To Do in Cuba On a Two Week Itinerary

The following is a guest post from Travels with Talek.

If you want to know what to do in Cuba on a two-week itinerary, these suggestions will help you maximize your time.
To say two weeks is not enough to truly appreciate Cuba is an understatement. Still, with a little planning and some basic knowledge of key destinations and transportation, you will make the most of your time in this fascinating country and to understand the dos and don’ts of Cuba.

Cuba will surprise you with its dramatic colonial architecture, lush countryside and golden beaches. It will charm you with its friendly people and beguile you with its music and art.

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6 Things to Know Before Planning a Trip to Visit Cuba

People often say that a trip to visit Cuba is like going back in time, and while this may just seem like an expression used to degrade the Cuban government, we have to say that this one is actually a fairly spot on assessment.

We visited Havana for a long weekend, and learned quite a bit about what it is like to travel to this unique island nation in the Caribbean.

So come along on a journey with us, as we're about to transport you back in time with a few things you need to know before you travel to Cuba.

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A Tale of Two Cubas – Did We Really Have Fun Visiting There?

I want to tell you that we had a great time traveling in CubaI really do.

I'd like nothing more than to write a glowing summary about how much fun we had exploring the museums and forts of Havana, eating at the city's numerous restaurants, and exploring the tobacco fields during our day trip to Vinales.

And, in a way, we did enjoy the trip because of all of these things.

But I hesitate to elaborate on this further because of one very simple reason. There are two different Cubas, and only looking at the one for tourists would paint the country in the wrong lens.

If you're going to visit, you have to understand the bigger picture.

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