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Cuba’s nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Cuba is home to a staggering nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the fifth-highest number in Latin America. A trip to Cuba, then, is not only an opportunity to get some sun and relaxation, but also to experience some of the world’s most amazing treasures. The nine sites in Cuba are distributed across the island, seven of them were chosen for their cultural significance, two more for their natural significance.

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Cuba’s nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Ten enchanting art galleries in Havana
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Ten enchanting art galleries in Havana

Art is everywhere in Havana. You can see intriguing works in many different settings. Street murals can be found all over the city, using a variety of styles and themes. Many bars and cafes display artworks on their walls. Furthermore, you might also encounter artistic works in people’s houses, especially if you are staying in a Casa Particular.

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Five Fun Facts about Cuba
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Five Fun Facts about Cuba

Five Fun facts about Cuba

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Colon Cemetery: Havana's famous necropolis
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Colon Cemetery: Havana's famous necropolis

Havana is home to one of the world’s largest and most captivating cemeteries, a must-see for the curious-minded. It’s not just enormous in size but also grandiose and eccentric in style, and filled with innumerable characters from Cuba’s absorbing history. As cemeteries go it is far from being an austere place, instead, it is more like walking through an outdoor museum. In Spanish, it is known as "Necrópolis Cristóbal Colón" (and sometimes "Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón"), named after Christopher Columbus. The cemetery was completed in 1876 and to date has over 56 thousand tombs and over 500 mausoleums. In total, well over a million people have been interred here.

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Cuba : The Vegan Way
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Cuba : The Vegan Way

If you’ve always dreamed of going to Cuba but have worried about what on earth you’ll eat – then this blog post is the one for you.

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Havana's 9 Dreamiest Rooftop Bars
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Havana's 9 Dreamiest Rooftop Bars

Here we’ve put together a list of Havana’s dreamiest rooftop bars, each with stunning views, delicious cocktails and all the photo opportunities your heart could wish for…

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