Entering Cuba can be like stepping into a time machine – much of the country remains exactly as it was when the embargo arrived. Today, it’s a country of luxurious architecture, incredible natural beauty and abject poverty. Spending your vacation in Cuba is likely to help you see interesting contrasts all around and start thinking. Here are 10 fantastic things you can do when you’re in Cuba.
1. Try a casa particular
If you really want to experience everyday life in Cuba, signing up for a private homestay, or a casa particular, is a great way to go. You can choose different homestays, depending on your interests. If you are an artist, for instance, you can choose to live with the owner of an art gallery.