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Gibara Film Festival, off the beaten track in Cuba

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The Gibara Film Festival is off the beaten track in Cuba, in a small friendly town located at the end of a winding road heading northeast from Holguin. We have been intent on visiting this small town for several years after hearing about the popular annual film festival hosted...
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International Choir Festival Cuba – a musical adventure of a lifetime

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If you love to sing and love to travel to exotic locations, this is the trip for you!  Santiago de Cuba, the second city of Cuba nestling in the foothills of the Sierra Maestra mountain range, is the undisputed home of choral music in Cuba and hosts this well respected choir...
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5 essential travel apps to download for a trip to Cuba

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With internet access scarce in Cuba, check out our top 5 pick of offline travel apps which can help you on your Cuban holiday to navigate around the country, it's economy and culture.
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Exploring Northern Spain: San Sebastian and the Basque Country

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Planning a trip to Spain but want something more authentic than a beach resort? Read on to find why San Sebastian in Northern Spain is a dream holiday destination.
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Top 5 Things to Do in Lucca

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Tempted by a short break to Italy? Why not discover Lucca, the Jewel of Tuscany. In this post, guest blogger Laurel shares her top 5 tips for visiting Lucca.
A view of lush green landscape in Viñales Valley, Cuba. Small, red roofed farm huts sit at the foot of a group of towering limestone structures

Western Wonders: Exploring Central and Western Cuba

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Tempted to explore the Central and Western regions of Cuba? Our newest team member Caron shares her experience of La Isla Bella.