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      Santiago de Cuba 2 hours ago

      Hi Guys,

      Can you recommend of a nice and reliable & Clean Casa in Santiago de Cuba or some small historic hotel ?
      If you have recommendation also for Holguin or Baracoa or Camaguey it will be very helpful.

      Thanks !

    • Cuba Missile Crisis sites

      Cuba Sep 16, 2015 at 1:24 PM

      Is there anything to see of the Russian missile installations in San Cristobal or Guanajay or anyehere else? If so, can a tour from Havana be arranged?

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      Cuba's East side - where to visit (other than Santiago) ?

      Cuba 5 hours ago

      Im going to have at least a week to travel after ending my diving time inJardines de la Reina.
      I will most likely end it and will stop either in Trinidad or in Cienfuegos (Been in both before). I haven't been to the eastern side of Cuba so i want to visit Santiago de Cuba and wondering where else would it be worth and easy to travel: Baracoa ? Holguin ? other places ?
      Where would you recommend and the benefits of each places / whats there to see ?

      Any recommended places to sleep there ?

      Will appreciate your assistance :)

      Thank you,

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      Use of US credit cards

      Cuba Sep 8, 2015 at 7:46 PM

      I'm contemplating a trip to Cuba. I'm a US citizen and resident. In January 2015, both MasterCard and American Express announced that they would begin to allow use of their credit cards in Cuba, effective March 1.

      I haven't heard anything further about it. Can anyone tell me if it ever happened?

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      Spanish lessons in Havana

      Cuba Sep 22, 2015 at 2:15 PM

      I'm going to Cuba for first time in November. I would like to take spanish lessons for a week in Havana and doing homestay. Unfortunately I only find the usual big language schools but I prefer something more private if posible in Cuba. Is it posible to get lessons with a private teacher? I have level C1 but need to refresh it.

    • panama city to trinidad

      by desert_rat_57 Online Now Jan 17, 2013 at 12:47 PM

      Hello Can anybody tell what is the best way to get from Panama city (Panama) to Trinidad, can I fly direct? cheers bob

      2 Answers Jan 18, 2013 at 1:29 AM
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      by Suzanne_M Online Now Nov 18, 2012 at 10:54 AM

      i finally did it, i.e. i booked my flight to go to CUBA for the holidays. i will be leaving Montreal to VARADERO on DECEMBER 21 (arriving at 9pm) and returning to Montreal from VARADERO on JANUARY 5 (leaving at 12h25pm).
      i am planning on staying in 'CASAS PARTICULARES' in VARADERO on the first 2 nights (december 21 and december 22) and on the last 2 nights (january 3 and january 4) because of my flights.
      SO, for the other 11 nights, can i wait until i get there to book the rooms? i have not planned everything yet, but i was thinking of going to the west to do some biking, maybe going to Trinidad. also going to the playas del este. and i thought of spending DECEMBER 31 in LA HAVANA.
      does that seem like a good plan?
      thanks in advance for your advice.

      7 Answers Nov 18, 2012 at 2:53 PM
    • Steam Train to Valle de Los Ingenios

      by Stevevincent Online Now Mar 17, 2011 at 6:20 AM

      Does anyone know if this tourist steam train runs on a saturday or sunday in June 2011 please.

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2011 at 7:48 PM
    • hostels in Port of Spain

      by bjgs263 Online Now Feb 26, 2011 at 6:12 PM

      Has anyone ever stayed at any of the following hostels in Port of Spain?
      - Admirals Inn
      - Two Seasons Guesthouse
      - Little Inn

      Trying to choose one for a late March trip.


      1 Answer Feb 28, 2011 at 9:54 AM
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      Ferry from Trinidad to Tobago (and return)

      by habitual_wanderer Online Now Feb 13, 2011 at 9:06 AM

      I'm looking to get an idea as to how the schedule works for the ferry. Currently the website has a schedule posted for March 2011 (when we'll be traveling).

      It looks like for most of the month there are several times per day that you can catch the ferry back from Tobago, however are the dates we are traveling (March 26th - April 1st) there are only 1 or 2 times listed.

      Will the site be updated with more times later or is this just the way it is?
      Trying to figure out the best way to make the most of our time and have a little flexibility! Do you recommend flying? Any suggestions or additional information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks :-)

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2011 at 10:50 AM
    • accommodation in Guiria

      by trinityskm Online Now Apr 20, 2010 at 5:40 PM

      Can anyone tell me if there is a hotel, a good hotel in guiria venezuela. and what is the city like.

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      Renting a car

      by juzz Online Now Feb 21, 2010 at 3:09 PM

      Hi all,

      has anybody rented a car in Trinidad? Do you know where to pick the car up?
      Is it possibile to pick up the car in Trinidad and leave it in Havana?
      Is it necessary to book in advance?


      2 Answers Feb 24, 2010 at 6:44 PM
    • playa ancon

      by nics17 Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 4:40 AM

      Hi there, we are travelling to Cuba next month and just wondering .. do we stay in Trinidad and travel daily to the beach? or is there accommodation (casas pref) in Playa Ancon?
      Thank you so much for your time

      4 Answers Apr 5, 2009 at 12:52 AM
    • Two centre holiday option in Trinidad?

      by Kestel Online Now Mar 14, 2009 at 2:32 AM


      We are in Cuba just for one week. We have already booked the first 3 nights in Havana old town centre. We would like to spend perhaps 3 nights elsewhere before returning to Havana for our flight home.

      Trinidad seems a good place to go but it seems to be quite a distance and not easy to get to. Any advice please?

      We don't want to spend lot's of time on the beach but would like to snorkel while there.

      Would we be better off doing day trips from Havana or going to Varadaro or perhaps to the West?

      Any advice most welcome, thanks.

      Matthew and Julia (on our 20th anniversary trip!)

      3 Answers Nov 15, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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      information on tobago hotels

      by mondodoro Online Now Dec 3, 2008 at 4:42 AM

      I intend to travel to tobago next january. Has anybody ever heard anything about an hotel called Candles in the wind?
      If so could you please give me some informations regarding?

      1 Answer Dec 26, 2008 at 1:41 PM
    • How Dangerous is it really in Trinidad for Americans?

      by securitasmentis Online Now Jul 18, 2007 at 10:31 AM

      I am travelling to Trinidad to do some work on a documentary on world peace. Now trinidad is said to have the 6th highest crime rate making it a prime topic of discussion in the documentary. My question has to do with dress - whats the best way for me to plan to dress. I will be there for a couple of months - what suggestions do you have? What kinds of american fashion should I steer clear from? Thank you for any advice you might have - including other tips on safety.

      Any advice is welcome. I will be staying in St. Augustine so any tips on places to eat, neighborhoods to avoid, local hangouts, etc. Thank you all much.

      5 Answers Feb 1, 2008 at 9:21 AM
    • transport to barbados

      by narmio Online Now Nov 9, 2006 at 6:27 AM

      i am trying to get to barbados a cheaper way airline prices too high this time of year . can neone point me in the direction of a boat servise to barbados from trinidad


      by BARBOBELL Online Now Oct 7, 2006 at 2:04 PM

      Have heard there is a cargo ship which takes passengers that goes from Havana to Port o Spain in Trinidad - does anyone know about this???

    • from trinidad to venezuela

      by teresalazmm Online Now Oct 1, 2006 at 10:27 AM


      in november i will visit a friend in barbados, i also want to visit another friend at venezuela, caraca. Since i'm a student, and my budget is low i want to spend as less money as possible in the trips. i think that the cheap way to go from barbados to caracas, is to catch a plain to trinidad, and then a ferry to the continent. This friend from caracas told me to try to find a ferry from trinidad to isla margarita, that, has he said, is the cheapest way to go to caracas.
      i'm tired of looking for at websites, for some information of ferrys from trinidad to venezuela.
      can someone please help, cause if there is a ferry i need to know as soon as possible if its a diary or a weekly ferry.

      i would appreciate a lot for an answer as soon as possible...

      thank you very much and good trips...

      7 Answers Jan 12, 2009 at 11:41 AM
    • Ferry from Trinidad to Magarita

      by seminoles Online Now Sep 20, 2006 at 6:58 AM

      Please i am trying to take a weekend vacation from st lucia to magarita, a buddy of mine told me that i could catch a ferry from Trinidad to Isla magarita no problem. I was wondering if there were particular days the ferry went to Magarita, or is it an everyday thing? Please all information would be appreciated. What i am trying to do is fly to Trinidad and catch a Ferry to Magarita, i wonder how possible that is. Also do American citizens have issues going to Magarita?

      2 Answers Jan 25, 2008 at 3:25 PM

      by AUNTTISH Online Now Sep 15, 2006 at 8:54 AM


      1 Answer Jan 6, 2007 at 9:10 AM
    • Transportation Trinidad-Varadero

      by MarcoDub Online Now Aug 7, 2006 at 8:47 AM

      I will spend a couple of days in Trinidad in November as part of a tour that I've booked with Our next stop would be in Varadero but unfortunately the Cuban agency told us that they cannot book the bus transportation because there aren't regular transfers from Trinidad to Varadero.I've tried to check with Viazul if they have a daily service to Varadero but they're not replying to my mails and the phone number seems just to ring out.
      Can anybody tell me if there is a regular and economic transfer that departs daily from Trinidad?(Or at least the 6th of November ;-)

      Thanks in advance for your help.


      3 Answers Aug 9, 2006 at 2:21 PM
    • Frankfurt - Tobago

      by paediat Online Now Aug 31, 2005 at 8:06 AM

      We would like to visit Tobago end of December05/Jan 06. Has anybody an idea how this destination can be reached from Frankfurt/Germany quickly. I found only one Charterflight with Condor once a week. Are there frequent connections from Caracas or other major Airports in the region?

      1 Answer Sep 13, 2006 at 12:50 PM
    • Winwood boat to Trinidad o Ferry

      by Vernas Online Now Jan 17, 2005 at 3:09 PM

      Nice to see I can use this for travelling information. I need to know Cost and days that this boat leaves from Guiria to Trinidad. I need togo for the Carnival. Thank you in advance.

      2 Answers Jan 17, 2005 at 8:53 PM
    • More info needed (desperately!)

      by oceane88 Online Now Nov 30, 2004 at 5:08 AM

      I am traveling to Trinidad/Tobago in December and will stay 3-4 days before heading to Venezuela....or at least this is my plan provided that someone can give me more information!!! Is there really just one way to get to Guiria, Venezuela? I read about a ferry that departs once a week from Port of Spain, but if it really does only leave once a day on Wednesday I won't make my return flight! Is there any way to go with a private boat/fishing boat? And lodging...I am on a pretty tight budget. Is there any way to spend around 8-10 USD per night? Any suggestions? Thanks so much for your help!

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2004 at 8:35 PM
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      Lots of Info Wanted

      by ramansankar Online Now Aug 9, 2004 at 5:05 AM

      Hi I will be visiting Trinidad with my wife on work. My work is scheduled to run for a period of more than 6 months in Trinidad. I would like to know a few things to be prepared. 1. Whats the weather scene during the year starting say October ? ( I know that region is tropical but if someone could be a little more specific on the temp and rainy months etc i could be more prepared ) 2. What is the average expense for a couple in Trinidad for a month ? Pls tell me for all exp incl. - veg food, local travel, household goods, toiletries etc. 3. How good is Trinidad as a shopping destination ? 4. What are the chances of my wife getting a job there ? She would be there on a dependant visa. Can she work part time ( in an office ) somewhere ? If yes, what is the avg she can earn in a week ? 5. Would my work permit allow me to travel to the rest of the carribean ? 6. What are the important things to note immediately on my arrival there for the first month ? T I A Cheers Raman

      10 Answers Aug 6, 2007 at 11:44 AM
    • Anyone know updated ferry information for Venezuela to Trinidad?

      by LeeMark Online Now May 4, 2004 at 2:58 PM

      We are currently travelling around South America and move to Caracas on 21st May. We get married in Tobago on 31st May and need to be there by 26th or 27th May to complete those last minute preparations before the family arrive on 28th and 29th. We planned our wedding on the assumption that there is a ferry service from Guiria, Venezuela to Port of Spain, Trinidad on Wednesdays (as per Lonely Planet, Venezuela). However, we have been unable to find the ferry service or get any information about how to make a reservation. Does anyone know if the service is still running or how we go about making a reservation? We will be very grateful for any help as time is running out. Muchos gracias.

      1 Answer May 5, 2004 at 4:31 AM
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      Accomodation in Trinidad

      by Beate.Blueggel Online Now Aug 8, 2003 at 11:05 PM

      Trinidad sounds a lovely place! There don't seem to be any hotels in the town centre, though. All the guide books only mention hotels outside, mostly at the sea. Can anyone recommend a nice hotel or B & B in the centre? Also, is there a way to get from Havana to Trinidad by public transport? Thanks in advance! Beatrice from Germany

      5 Answers Dec 17, 2006 at 12:43 PM