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Accommodation

Havana hotels – Search and compare all Havana hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once.

Travel Guides

Havana Guide – A guide to tourist attractions, city tours, the beaches, nightlife, cigar factories, money, jineteras and shopping.

Havana travel guide – lonelyplanet.com.

Blogs

Here is Havana – “Here is Havana is navel-gazing, cathartic venting at its best and worst. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to kiss on the Malecón, go to the doctor for free, smoke tasty 5 cent cigars, or forgo toilet paper, welcome to Havana.”

Blog Posts

Homeless in Havana: how a travel disaster showed me the real Cuba – thebohemianblog.com.

The hipsters of Havana – foreignpolicy.com.

Tours

G Adventures – Discover Havana and other highlights of Cuba with G Adventures.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Cuba (Travel Guide)

Books


The Havana Guide: Modern Architecture 1925-1965The Havana Guide: Modern Architecture 1925-1965 by Eduardo Luis Rodriguez.

The first half of the twentieth century was a culturally rich era for Cuba, a time in which the architects of the Modern Movement sought to define an identity for this Caribbean nation. The Havana Guide is the first to recognize the enormous importance of Cuba’s modern architecture. It features over 200 structures, including hotels, churches, theaters, social clubs, and private residences.


Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the RevolutionHavana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution by T. J. English.

In the 1950s, the Mob—with dictator Fulgencio Batista in their pocket—owned Havana’s biggest hotels and casinos, launching an unprecedented tourism boom. But Mob dreams collided with those of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, and others who would lead an uprising against Batista’s hated government and its foreign partners.


Our Man in HavanaOur Man in Havana by Graham Greene.

First published in 1959 against the backdrop of the Cold War, Our Man in Havana remains one of Graham Greene’s most widely read novels. It is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire of government intelligence that still resonates today.

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