10 things I wish I’d known before traveling to Cuba

Travel to Cuba from the US and its allies has been cut off for most of the lives of many Americans. Now, with the sanctions finally lifting, tourists are flocking to the formerly closed country. But are they running in blind? From what the is deal with the money, to the reason the locals seem not to like you all that much (even if they really do!), and to the ever-important bathroom etiquette, there are many unique things to learn about our new friends to the south.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cuba is welcoming, but women might be uncomfortable with the catcalling culture
  • It’s important to be flexible in traveling to Cuba, and you should know that there’s more to see outside Havana
  • You might be confused by the currency and the lack of technology and ammenities

“I’ve never felt so genuinely wanted as a tourist in another country.”