Everything You Need To Know: 48 Hours In Varadero, Cuba

Varadero has a split personality, it is where many people spend the last couple of days of their holiday as a place to wind down and relax after the frantic city life of Havana, but it is also the all inclusive destination of choice in Cuba.  If you have just arrived off the Transtur bus from Havana, the clean wide streets, with flat pavements and no one stood around hassling you to take a taxi will be a sweet relief.  Perhaps the most exciting thing you will find here is a supermarket, but just double check the price the cashier asks you for your shop. Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know: 48 Hours In Varadero, Cuba”

Everything You Need To Know: Havana, Cuba

Havana; the capital of Cuba, is the best place to soak up the true Cuban atmosphere that the world expects when they visit.  Unlike some of the smaller cities Havana doesn’t just welcome you into Cuban life, it smacks you round the face with it.  A few days in this crazy city is often enough before you are just exhausted and suffocated by it.  Not least by the soot from the old cars that swarms around the streets! Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know: Havana, Cuba”

Everything You Need To Know: 48 Hours In The Lake District

Located in the North West of England the Lake District is famous for its still waters and rolling hills.  By late March only the tallest peaks are iced in snow, as the bracken pushes through after a long winter, transforming the breath-taking landscape from  shades of grey to vibrant colours that roll out over the hills for miles. Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know: 48 Hours In The Lake District”