An island nation in the Caribbean sea

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Single travelling in Sep-Oct - which destination: China, Russia, Barcelona + Portugal, or Cuba?

I'm Israeli. I get 3 weeks vacation from work during Sep-Oct 12. I want to travel overseas (for now alone). I thought to use the relatively long vacation to get further away than nearby Europe. Does ...
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Is it possible to travel to Cuba by sea (from e.g. Mexico)?

When I was reading about Cuba around the time I visited there (2008), I got the impression that the only way in is by air. Now, as of 2012, is this (still) the case? Or are there any cruises, ...
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Can I walk around in Cuba with a copy of my passport instead of the passport itself?

Can I walk around in Cuba with a copy of my passport instead of the passport itself ? I'm asking this because I prefer to leave my passport in the hotel, rather having it with me. Do you think that ...
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About a Cuban VISA that can't be stuck on the passport

I've asked the Cuban consulate the VISA for a 2 weeks holiday (I'm from The Netherlands). They sent me the VISA by mail. I'm surprised to see that it can't be stuck on the passport pages (it is not a ...
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Car rental in Cuba

What prices can one expect for car rental in Cuba? On the Internet it seems ridiculously expensive, are there better deals locally? Is it possible to rent child car seats (and how much would it cost)? ...
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Vegetarian dishes in Cuba

I'm going to Cuba in February. As a vegetarian, food is always a challenge. The most common problems for me: I don't know the language very well The concept of vegetarianism is unusual or ...
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How to get from Cuba to Costa Rica?

What is the best option to get from Cuba to Costa Rica?
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What do Cuban power plugs look like?

What do Cuban power plugs look like? Are they like US or UK ones?
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Is it cheaper to get to Cuba from Miami or Cancún?

If I'm in Miami, what is the cheapest way to get to Cuba? Also, if I'm in CancĂșn what's the cheapest way to get to Cuba?
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How do I get a tourist visa for Cuba?

How do I get a tourist visa for Cuba ? I live in the Netherlands, but I'm not a Dutch citizen, I have an Italian passport.
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Visiting islands around Cuba

I planned to travel to Cuba and Dominican Republic, but I've suddenly realized that the flight between Havana and Punta Cana are 6-8 hours and it is not that cheap... Is there any other international ...
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Crime rate in Cuba

How/what is the crime rate in Cuba? Is walking around in Havana and travel by car through the country reasonably safe for travellers? Any tips?
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How is the weather in Cuba in January/February/March?

What are the weather conditions in Cuba (and Florida) in January/February/March ? Some statistics etc would be useful.
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Is it technically illegal for US citizens to visit Cuba? [duplicate]

There is a belief that US citizens would be doing something illegal if they were to visit Cuba. I remember hearing years ago while in Mexico where lots of people go on sidetrips to Cube that it's not ...
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Is it advisable for US citizen to attempt a visit to Cuba w/o going through an agency?

I am aware of travel agencies catering to US citizens visiting Cuba, but are those services really worthwhile? If so, how does one go about vetting them?