Forget the large overpriced hotels, these are often run by the government and are soulless in comparison to the smaller casa particulares. These family run places are full of Cuban love and the owners have all the best and up to date information on where to eat and what events or gigs are on nearby. Casas are usually similar to European bed and breakfasts, but can be anything from private apartments used as holiday rentals or a room in a family house. Continue reading “The Insider’s Guide To Accommodation In: Havana, Cuba”
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