Old world, good times
How To Get There: Plane via José Martí International Airport.
Soundtrack: Buena Vista Social Club, Gloria Estefan, Pitbull.
Best For: Going back in time. Experiencing history.
Tips: Cash only, no ATMs, little wifi and cell phone reception. Tax on converting USD (bring Euros or Canadian dollars to avoid extra fee). Most places don't have websites. Some restaurants are government-sponsored.
Good to Know: Get Visa and Cuba-ready stamp before you depart US. Two major national brands of beer: Presidente & Bucanero.
Attire: Linen, Panama hat, colorful sandals.
SEE + DO:
EAT + DRINK
*Photo Credit Lauren Colton