5 Things To Do When Visiting Cuba
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5 Things To Do When Visiting Cuba

Cuba has such a rich culture, and the only way to appreciate every aspect of it is to immerse yourself in it.

5 Things To Do When Visiting Cuba
Samra Vithlani

When I visited Cuba this summer, it felt like time stood still. In this beautiful, rustic city, there are so many things to do and see. Here are some of the things I recommend all tourists in Cuba should do (with pictures from my experience attached).

1. Have a drink at the El Floridita

The El Floridita was home to Ernest Hemingway’s favorite daiquiris (hence his signature on the far right of the building). Since then, people have traveled from lo and beyond to enjoy the famous Floridita daiquiris while listening to live singers.

2. Take a ride through Old Havana in a car from the 1900s

One of the most unique things about Cuba are the cars from the 1940s and 1950s that are regularly driven. Driving through Old Havana in a vibrantly colored car with the top down and Cuban music, well, that's the dream.

3. Smoke A Cuban Cigar

This one is a given, but when you go to Cuba, you HAVE to smoke a Cuban cigar. Even if you don't know how, the friendly locals will be more than willing to show you the Cuban way to smoke.

4. Watch the sunset while parked by the beach

Watching the sun slowly sink down into the horizon over the beautiful blue ocean in Cuba is a memory I will never forget. Easily one of the most breathtaking sunsets I have ever seen, I would definitely recommend viewing a sunset during your trip to Cuba.

5. Take a stroll around La Havana's busy streets

Walk among the bustling people, stop at the street vendors, look around at the vibrant buildings, and just take in your surroundings.

Cuba has such a rich culture, and the only way to appreciate every aspect of it is to immerse yourself in it.

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