Real Havana: Explore Cuba Like A Local And Save Money by Mario Rizzi

Real Havana: Explore Cuba Like A Local And Save Money

Book Title: Real Havana: Explore Cuba Like A Local And Save Money

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1501081942

Author: Mario Rizzi

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Real Havana is the #1 selling guide to experiencing the authentic Cuba. This book is designed to give you a cultural immersion into Cuban life, and to provide you the tools and background information to truly make the most of your visit. It gives you the confidence and knowledge to break away from the tourist areas and experience the real Cuba.

You want to explore the rich culture. Be transported back to a simpler time. Experience Havana’s romance and beauty with the same carefree joy as the locals. See everything you want to see and go everywhere you want to go. The Real Havana guide shows you how to do all that and lots more.

In the guide, you will learn about:

  • Authentic Cuban cuisine and affordable Havana restaurants.

  • Low-priced farmers markets, shops and entertainment options.

  • Maps of Havana and the suburbs – Get out of the city and EXPLORE!

  • Instructions on using communal taxis colectivos and all the major routes.

  • Contact info and reviews of over 30 casa particular apartments in Vedado.

  • Fascinating, offbeat places which are hidden from foreigners.

  • Hundreds of tips on saving money while in Havana.

  • How to avoid the most common tourist scams.

As a special bonus, this book also includes a Trinidad city guide
Trinidad is one of the most popular excursions for foreigners visiting Cuba. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located just a few hours from Havana. Now you can learn how to explore this wonderful place for yourself, on your next trip to Cuba.

This book is not a "tourist guide". It is not a boring list of restaurant reviews and attractions, like all the other guides.

With this book, you will learn about the authentic, local places. Locations which are hidden to regular tourists. Naturally, these places are also inexpensive. So, in effect, you will be immersed in authentic Cuban life, while saving money at the same time.

BONUS: The last section of this book includes the Cheap Casa Particular Guide. You will find listings and reviews of over 30 apartments and rooms to rent in Havana. These casas particulares have been selected out of the thousands available in the city. They are not only the most affordable, but also among the cleanest, best maintained, and best located. The hosts are hospitable and speak multiple languages. You get the full contact information for these casas. For your convenience, you can book your stay online ( and you will never pay any expensive brokerage or middlemen fees. You are certain to save at least $5 to 10$ per night in brokerage fees. That alone is easily worth the purchase price of the Real Havana guide.

About Full Compass Guides

Full Compass Guides are aimed at travelers who want to understand local customs and culture so that they can experience destinations like a local. Unlike regular tourist guides, Full Compass guides are not a list of attractions popular with tourists, and boring restaurant and hotel reviews that are obsolete the moment they are published. With our guides, you get succinct, useful information about the culture, people and geography of your destination so you have the tools and the confidence to explore on your own, experience everything that your destination has to offer.

Our guides are written by experienced travelers who have intimate knowledge of both the location and the culture of the destination. They give you the exact information you need in order to make the most of your travel time.

With a Full Compass guide, you will be a knowledgeable explorer, rather than just another flash-happy tourist.