Cuba is a country of contradictions: timeworn but still oh-so-cool, where post-communist ideology beats to Afro-Cuban rhythms and strong mojitos. And Cuba is on the brink of big changes. A heady mix of sun-drenched beaches and exhilarating, photogenic streetlife, Cuba is the most mesmerising of Caribbean islands. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Insight Guide Explore Cuba, the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing easy-to-follow routes around the island.
Inside Explore Cuba:
Discover the island's unique attractions, from Havana's atmospheric Malecón waterfront with its parade of old Buicks and Chevrolets to the white-sand dunes of Playa Pilar.
Experience Cuba's extraordinary streetlife and sizzling Afro-Cuban dance and music
Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Cuba's cuisine, entertainment and nightlife, shopping and key historical dates.
Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information including a range of carefully selected accommodation to suit all budgets.
Pull-out map with useful plotted routes.
Evocative photography captures Cuba's dilapidated architecture and eclectic cultural heritage.