Culture

History Of Cuban Sport

Cuba is a country steeped in sporting history. The country has been heavily entwined with the USA for decades and this has fed into the country’s sporting scene. Most spanish-speaking countries favour soccer over American sports like baseball or basketball, however Cuba is an outlier being a spanish-speaking country that loves baseball, the sport is …

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Early History Of Cuba

Modern Cuba is a vibrant and fascinating place but what about Cuba’s early history? How did Cuba become the country that it is today? Let’s look at the history of Cuba’s indigenous peoples and how the sugar trade affected its early history. Early Cuba Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba on October 27, 1492. Although he …

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Five Fun Facts About Cuba

Cuba is an amazing place to visit. It has long been a destination of fascination and grandeur both due to its great history and its natural beauty. Travelers visiting Cuba always have great stories to narrate and unforgettable experiences to share.  While there are dozens of interesting facts about Cuba, here are five to pique …

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El Capitolio: Ten Fun Facts About Havana’s Most Photographed Building

If you’ve seen any photographs of Havana, you’re probably used to seeing the vintage old American cars that are famously known to be dotted around the city. It’s not unlikely that you’ll also see gorgeous images with musical instruments or someone lighting up a cigar in the backdrop somewhere, after all, are these not the …

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Money In Cuba

One of the most important things to think about when traveling abroad is the currency that is used. Without any money, you’re going to have a pretty boring holiday, as everything fun costs at least a certain amount. To put you at ease with your upcoming trip I have done a quick overview of everything …

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Religion In Cuba

However, the prevalent religion is Roman Catholicism, which was established by Spanish colonists when they first traveled to America. Like any other country colonized by Spanish Catholics, Catholicism in Cuba has penetrated deeply into its population and has long been its official and dominant religion. Today the Catholic Church is strong and continues to be …

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