Who wouldn’t love to travel to Cuba? The fantastic weather, the hospitable and cordial citizens, white sandy beaches, bars, cars and even signature dishes like the Cuban sandwich are what attract so many people to visit the warm Caribean island. There is just so much to see when on this trip like amazing beaches, historical sites, restaurants and different cities have so much to offer. Let’s take a look at some amazing things you should try when you visit Cuba. 

 

  1. Swim in a Cenote

A cenote is basically a natural pit that resembles a natural swimming pool. Cenotes are absolutely stunning, and only a few places in the world are known to have them, like Cuba, Mexico, and Australia. Cuba is well known to have a warm climate, so make sure to take a dip in a cenote on a hot sunny day in Cuba. This will be a unique experience because you most probably won’t get a chance to swim in a cenote back home. 

 

  1. Drink a Real Mojito

You may be thinking, ‘how long does it take to get a visa to Cuba?’, well we suggest that you should skip this thought for a moment and imagine sipping on a yummy cold mojito under the hot sun. This drink is made of only five ingredients including white rum, sugar cane juice, lime juice, soda water and mint. It’s believed that the mojito originated in Cuba which goes to say that the originators would know something about this drink that the emulators would not. 

 

  1. Ride a Classic Car

Cuba is known for its classic cars. In the past, American cars were imported into Cuba for 50 years; however, after the Cuban Revolution, the US banned the export of their vehicles to Cuba. However, these cars are still running smoothly in Cuba and you can ride these classic cars in Cuba. You should also hold a conversation with the taxi drivers and ask them how they have managed to keep these old cars running smoothly. 

 

  1. Roll a Cigar

Cuba makes one of the best cigars in the world. If you wish to learn how to roll a Cuban cigar, then there is no better place to visit then Vinales. Vinales is the tobacco hub in Cuba and here you can learn more about how tobacco is grown harvested and how to roll one into a great cigar. But don’t forget to smoke one as well.

 

  1. Eat an Actual Cuban Sandwich

The Cuban sandwich actually originated in Tampa, Florida, and was created by two Cuban immigrants. This is an actual dish in Cuba and you can eat it while traveling to Cuba. This sandwich consists of ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and occasionally salami between Cuban bread. Taste this sandwich in Cuba and compare the taste that you usually eat in America.