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Cuba

Cuba - Warm and friendly, Cuba still has a great deal of traditional charm. Join a beach party and dance to Cuban rhythms or admire the colonial architecture of Havana or Santiago de Cuba. Be welcomed into the community on this colourful and sociable island.

Cuba - An Expatriate Guide

Overview
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Speaking the Language
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Currency and Cost of Living
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Food and Drink
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Expat Focus Recommended Website Award - Cuba

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Here is Havana

www.hereishavana.wordpress.com

A blog written by the gringa next door. Conspires to give you a dose of what life is really like across the Straits.

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Expat Experiences of Life in Cuba (submit yours here)

Conner Gorry, Havana

Conner Gorry

I had to bring almost everything here - squirreled away in my luggage - since there is no commercial cargo between the US and Cuba. There was the time a bottle of olive oil exploded inside my luggage with all my office supplies. Over the years, all my computer supplies had to be hand carried in (including a printer!) For the first couple of years, our apartment had no phone...

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