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Cuba is caught in the midst of a struggle between the traditional and the global, with distinctive elements of each side battling to control the country and people. The cosmopolitan capital of Havana argues for innovation. Its intoxicating music and sultry nightlife encourage a bustling lifestyle that is faster than the salsa step. The picturesque town of Viñales fights for a more conventional way of life, where tobacco plants outnumber people, and mountains, not buildings, scrape the sky.

Varadero's white beaches lure visitors from across the world into Cuba to enjoy a taste of the exclusive and high class resort life. The city of Trinidad is as traditional as Varadero is fashionable: this 500-year-old city stands resolutely in the past, transporting you to a time when horses and buggies roamed the cobblestone streets and the colonial style houses were filled with sugar cane farmers. This fight between the old and the new may never be fully resolved, and the country's …

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im thinking of going to the dominican rebublic in january as its our 35th wedding anniverrsary ,i want somewhere realy hot as i realy like the heat can anyone tell me please


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The hottest place I can think of in January is Australia!

Check out World Reviewer's List of 'Where's Hot in January' for more ideas:


What would your view be on flying into Holguin then travelling on from there? We were hoping to go from Holguin to Santa de Cuba, then to

Trinidad and from there take a train (?) to Havana. Is this possible?

Thanks Rowena

im thinking of going to cayo coco cuba in febuary, could anyone tell me what the weathers like then or which is the best month,ive been to jamaica in march and it was lovely thanks caz.

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Have a look at our World Weather Guide: for the average temperatures.

when does hurrican season start and finish

please can you advise

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June through November.

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