This second edition of Must Sees Havana is the perfect resource for creating an unforgettable, personalized visit, even when time is limited. Find inspiration in the extensive walking tour ideas and in the themed Must See and Must Do lists, whether you prefer beach or city, museums or snorkeling, historic sites or lush gardens and parks. This pocket-size guide helps you do it all with detailed maps, recommended hotels and restaurants, and the Must Sees star-rating system for attractions, sights and activities.
Must Sees Havana, a new addition to the MustSees series, selects the highlights of Cuba's lively capital for a flying visit, a week or longer. Stroll the Malecon, immerse yourself in the Carnaval street parties, or take an excursion to Regla and 17C Guanabacoa, epicenters of the santeria tradition. Stay in grand hotels or go for a budget room. Browse art galleries, sample fresh juice from a street stall, or visit the museum district before tasting an ice cream at Havana institution Coppelia. Do it all, accompanied by Must Sees detailed maps.etailed maps.
UPDATED 2015 EDITION Real Havana is the #1 selling guide to experiencing the authentic Cuba. This book is designed to give you a cultural immersion into Cuban life, and to provide you the tools and background information to truly make the most of your visit. It gives you the confidence and knowledge to break away from the tourist areas and experience the real Cuba. You want to explore the rich culture. Be transported back to a simpler time. Experience Havana's romance and beauty with the same carefree joy as the locals. See everything you want to see and go everywhere you want to go. The Real Havana guide shows you how to do all that and lots more. In the guide, you will learn about: Authentic Cuban cuisine and affordable Havana restaurants. Low-priced farmers markets, shops and entertainment options. Maps of Havana and the suburbs - Get out of the city and EXPLORE! Instructions on using communal taxis particulares and all the major routes. Contact info and reviews of over 30 casa particular apartments in Vedado. Fascinating, offbeat places which are hidden from foreigners. Hundreds of tips on saving money while in Havana. How to avoid the most common tourist scams. This book is not a "tourist guide". It is not a boring list of restaurant reviews and attractions, like all the other guides. With this book, you will learn about the authentic, local places. Locations which are hidden to regular tourists. Naturally, these places are also very inexpensive. So, in effect, you will not only be immersed in authentic Cuban life, but you will also save money. BONUS: The last section of this book includes the Cheap Casa Particular Guide. You will find listings and reviews of over 30 apartments and rooms to rent in the Vedado neighborhood of Havana. These casas particulares have been hand selected out of the thousands available in Havana. They are not only the most affordable, but they are also among the cleanest, best maintained, and best located. The hosts are extremely hospitable and most speak multiple languages. The best part is that you get the full contact information for the casas, so you can call or email the hosts directly and book your stay without having to deal with expensive brokers or middlemen. By booking your reservation directly with the landlords, you are certain to save at least $5 to 10$ per night in brokerage fees. That alone is easily worth the purchase price of Real Havana guide. About Full Compass Guides Full Compass Guides are aimed at travelers who want to understand local customs and culture so that they can experience destinations like a local. Unlike regular tourist guides, Full Compass guides are not a list of attractions popular with tourists, and boring restaurant and hotel reviews that are obsolete the moment they are published. With our guides, you get succinct, useful information about the culture, people and geography of your destination so you have the tools and the confidence to explore on your own, experience everything that your destination has to offer, and save money. Our guides are written by experienced travelers who have intimate knowledge of both the location and the culture of the destination. They give you the exact information you need in order to make the most of your travel time. With a Full Compass guide, you will be a knowledgeable explorer, rather than just another flash-happy tourist.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Havana is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take in the dramatic sweep of the Malecon, observe Havana's mosaic of art deco and colonial baroque architecture, and explore the rehabilitated Habana Vieja; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Havana and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Havana: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Havana map (included in print version), plus over 14 color neighborhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organized by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers Habana Vieja, Parque Historico Militar Morro Cabana, Centro Habana, Vedado, Playa & Marianao, Playas del Este and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Havana , a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Cuba guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home. Follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/lonelyplanet), Twitter (@lonelyplanet), Instagram (Instagram.com/lonelyplanet) and Snapchat (@lonelyplanet). TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
* The latest in the bestselling 500 Hidden Secrets series. * Havana is now the hottest travel destination for U.S. travellers The 500 Hidden Secrets of Havana is the perfect book for those who wish to discover the city, but avoid all the usual tourist haunts, as well as for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets.
The Rough Guide to Havana is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of the unforgettable attractions of Cuba's lively capital. From the Museo de la Revoluci�n and other must-visit museums and galleries to splendid architectural gems including the Catedral de San Crist�bal, the Rough Guide steers you to the best restaurants, stylish bars & caf�s, and hottest nightlife in Havana across every price range. The guide provides comprehensive coverage of hotels as well as private homestays, the best places to stay for an up-close experience of life in Cuba. You'll find detailed coverage of the outer boroughs La Lisa and Marianao as well as an unprecedented level of detail for the main four city neighbourhoods, Habana Vieja, Centro Habana, Vedado and Miramar. Rely on insider tips on everything from where to go for local music and jazz, shop for Cuban film posters, guayabera shirts and rum, and witness the time, skill and effort involved in producing Cuban cigars. Explore all corners of the city with authoritative background on Cuban history and a succinct political analysis of the Cuban Revolution, relying on the clearest maps of any guide and practical language tips. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Havana
This eBook version of Must Sees New York City by Michelin highlights the best of the Big Apple and beyond for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Stroll through neighborhoods, choose from dozens of world-class museums, visit iconic landmarks, or take excursions to Long Island and the Hudson River Valley. Stay in boutique hotels or opt for a budget room. Take in some shopping, walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and ride a skyscraper’s elevator to the top. This pocket-size guide helps you do it all with its detailed maps, recommended hotels and renowned Michelin star-rating system.
his eBook version of Must Sees Barcelona by Michelin is ideal for hitting the city's highlights for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Explore the Barri Gòtic. See Gaudi’s masterpieces Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell. Take in the Picasso Museum, an FC Barcelona match, the colorful Boqueria market, the funicular to the Miro Foundation, and old town for Catalan seafood. This concise guide helps you do it all with its detailed maps, recommended hotels and renowned Michelin star-rating system. Helpfully divided into 'Must Sees' for Barcelona's highlights, 'Must Do' for top activities for every budget, and 'Must Know' for practical information.
Newly updated Must Sees Vancouver highlights the best of the city for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Savor dim sum in Chinatown, stroll through stately Stanley Park and Vancouver’s botanical gardens, or shop on fashionable Robson Street. Take afternoon tea in nearby colonial Victoria, and explore the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s hiking trails and rugged beaches. Stay in upscale boutique hotels or opt for a budget room; and sample fine international cuisine. Engage your senses, accompanied by Must Sees detailed maps.
DK Eyewitness Cuba travel guide will lead you to the essential attractions this unique island has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and clear maps the guide explores each distintive region of Cuba from captivating Havana and the popular holiday resort of Varadero to the charming colonial cities of central Cuba and rugged mountain terrain of eastern Cuba. DK Eyewitness Cuba includes 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the major sites from the Museo de la Revoluci�n to the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales and unearths all the insider tips every visitor needs from the best places to scuba dive to Cuba's unforgettable palm-fringed beaches and nature reserves. Explore Cuba's cultural heritage through richly illustrated features on the Cuban Revolution, Cuban music and dance, Cuban literature, painting and cigar making and Cuban tobacco. With comprehensive listings of the best hotels, resorts, shopping and nightlife in the Cuba for all budgets and sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town, DK Eyewitness Cuba is indispensable. Don�t miss a thing on your holiday with DK Eyewitness Cuba
Author: Wally Smith
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Release Date: 2002-11-01
Discover all Cuba has to offer in this complete cycling guide. Wally and Barbara Smith spent 6 months cycling 8,000 miles in Cuba to provide detailed directions for 50 days of cycling. The rides vary in length, many combining to create multi-day loops. Detailed directions describe rides leaving Havana to the west and east. Subsequent rides are clustered in the three best regions of Cuba for cycling: Pinar del Rio, Central Cuba, and the Oriente. A final section contains advice on connecting the regions for a long tour of the entire island. In addition, the authors provide information on getting to Cuba, equipment and accessories, food and water, safety considerations, overnight accommodations, and more. Exploring this fascinating country on two wheels may just be the best way to fully appreciate its history, people, and culture.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's first dedicated honeymoon guide is packed with advice for travel-lovers who want their honeymoon their way: no all-inclusive in sight here. Set your heart racing with real adventures, tailored to what you two love the most - whether that's wildlife-spotting on the African savannah, cruising around Havana in one of Cuba's legendary vintage American cars or diving with turtles in Bali. Planning tips will help you cover off the basics and bypass the stress, with advice on: When to go, how long to go for, and how to factor in seasons and climates How to build a multi-stop honeymoon How to pick hotels Working out a realistic budget, and sticking to it How to compromise with your other half The benefit of mini-moons, and how to plan the best one possible Getting married abroad, including logistics and legalities A host of top-rated destinations, listed by type of trip The best destinations for same sex couples The inspiration section covers 25+ world-class honeymoon trips and gives them the classic Lonely Planet treatment. Whether you're after ideas for a classic trip or for more offbeat honeymoon suggestions, we've got you covered. See ancient temples in Myanmar, eat exquisite Michelin-starred meals in Tokyo, or surf the rolling Pacific waves at Sydney's Bondi Beach. For every destination covered, discover: Essential, not-to-be-missed honeymoon experiences Practical itineraries to give you inspiration How LGBT-friendly you will find it A budget indicator Dream digs: where to stay for an unforgettable experience Practicalities for getting your trip booked No matter what gets your travel juices flowing, this book promises to set you on track for the trip of a lifetime and to set your life together off to a magical start. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media
Locals and travelers looking for great places to have a meal reach for the MICHELIN Guide New York City 2014 where they’ll find meticulously researched, objective recommendations to approximately 950 delicious restaurants in the Big Apple, a city where cuisine reigns supreme. The MICHELIN Guide, updated annually, pleases all palates and pocketbooks. Recession-proof dining options can be found among the Under $25 restaurants and those with the Bib Gourmand designation—a distinction that highlights inspectors' favorites for good food at reasonable prices. Local, anonymous, professional inspectors use the renowned Michelin food star rating system to create the restaurant selection, with its famed Michelin stars indicating culinary excellence. Readers will find a wealth of helpful information on their restaurant choices: time-tested Michelin symbols describe such features as cash-only, wheelchair-accessible and valet parking establishments. Newer symbols include restaurants specializing in dim sum and offering notable beer, wine, sake and cocktail lists. The guide's organization makes fast work of deciding where and what to eat: grouping by neighborhood facilitates spur-of-the-moment decision-making while multiple, user-friendly indexes inspire more specific dining choices. Readers can consult an alphabetical list of restaurants, as well as lists of starred, Bib Gourmand and Under $25 restaurants. Lists also include cuisine by category, cuisine by neighborhood, brunch and late-night dining. As a final step, 24 colorful city and neighborhood maps quickly locate restaurants so diners can find their way. Since only the best make the cut, and all establishments are recommended, readers can feel confident in their choices.
Discover the best of everything Cuba has to offer with the essential DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Cuba. Top 10 lists showcase the best places to visit in Cuba, from the fascinating capital Havana to the colourful resort of Varadero and historic city of Trinidad. Full of inspiring photography, DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cuba shows you what other travel guides only tell you, and with comprehensive and clear maps it's simple to discover and enjoy the top things to do in Cuba. Seven easy-to-follow itineraries explore the country's most interesting areas - from vibrant towns to stunning white-sand beaches - while reviews of the best hotels, bars and restaurants in Cuba will help you plan your perfect trip.
Author: Maria Cristina Garcia
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date: 1996-02-29
In the years since Fidel Castro came to power, the migration of close to one million Cubans to the United States continues to remain one of the most fascinating, unusual, and controversial movements in American history. María Cristina García—a Cuban refugee raised in Miami—has experienced firsthand many of the developments she describes, and has written the most comprehensive and revealing account of the postrevolutionary Cuban migration to date. García deftly navigates the dichotomies and similarities between cultures and among generations. Her exploration of the complicated realm of Cuban American identity sets a new standard in social and cultural history.