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Why Cuba is the best holiday destination to escape to right now

Escaping to Caribbean warmth and sunkissed beaches in Cuba is not only possible but one of the safest tropical dreams that you can make come true now, right now, even amid COVID-19 restrictions. Included in the UK travel corridor and supported by a number of airlines and hotel chains guaranteeing the safety of travellers with a set of sanitary measures, here we illustrate the ways that a Cuba holiday right now is among the best decisions you could make.

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Why Cuba is the best holiday destination to escape to right now
The story of Cuba's unknown Romeo and Juliet
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The story of Cuba's unknown Romeo and Juliet

Read on to find out more about this most remarkable Cuban story of love and drama, and also for more information about how Valentine's Day tends to play out in Cuba.

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Cuba, cigars and Churchill
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Cuba, cigars and Churchill

For centuries Cuba has been associated with fine cigars. Learn more about Cuban cigars and their link to one of the UK's most famous sons, Winston Churchill. Take a look now!

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Cuba's biggest literary event: everything you need to know
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Cuba's biggest literary event: everything you need to know

With the motto "leer es crecer" (reading is growing), Cuba's International Book Fair is one of the book-loving island's biggest cultural events. Here's the lowdown.

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The sounds of Cuba: Fiesta del Tambor
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The sounds of Cuba: Fiesta del Tambor

Life in Cuba is soundtracked by the Afro-Cuban rhythms of Rumba, Son, Timba, Guaguancó and everything in between. All these musical genres meet at Fiesta del Tambor. Read on and get ready to plan your trip to Cuba.

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