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Why Cuba is one of the world's safest holiday destinations during the COVID-19 pandemic

After being included in the FCDO's travel corridor of countries that don't require a quarantining period when returning from holiday, Cuba is one of the best options for a warm winter escape that's fairly coronavirus safe thanks to the strict measures in place to protect both tourists and locals. If you're dreaming of sun-kissed white sands, clear skies and balmy temperatures, Cuba is the place to be this winter 2020!

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Why Cuba is one of the world's safest holiday destinations during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ten Fun Facts about the world’s smallest bird: Cuba’s ‘bee hummingbird’
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Ten Fun Facts about the world’s smallest bird: Cuba’s ‘bee hummingbird’

Ten Fun facts about the world’s smallest bird: Cuba’s ‘bee hummingbird’

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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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Ten fun facts about the Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso
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Ten fun facts about the Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso

The Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso - "Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso" in Spanish - stands proud in heart of Havana, and is the country’s most prestigious location for opera, ballet and performing arts. It is home to the Cuban National Ballet company. Its history dates back to 1837 when it was constructed as the Tacòn Theatre. The theatre was expanded and renovated in 1914 into the building you can see today, which is considered one of the finest examples of Baroque Revival architecture in Cuba.

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Ten fun fatcs reasons why Viñales is worth a visit
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Ten fun fatcs reasons why Viñales is worth a visit

Situated in the Viñales Valley in the province of Pinar del Río, the journey to Viñales encompasses some of Cuba’s most picturesque landscapes. There is usually very little traffic on the road, and throughout the journey, there are multiple views that are worthy of making beautiful photographs.

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Fun facts about Ten Cuban musicians to listen to before your trip to Cuba
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Fun facts about Ten Cuban musicians to listen to before your trip to Cuba

Cuba has always been an island with a rich musical output. Music plays a big role in Cuban culture, and the country has produced countless talented musicians. Whilst a list of Cuban musicians worth listening to could go on for miles and miles, I have limited it to ten to provide a starting point that (in my subjective opinion) give a flavour of different Cuban music.

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