While honeymooning in Cuba, I couldn’t help but compile a list of all the items that either I wish I had brought with me or that I was happy I did bring with me. Cuba is such a beautiful destination but it is definitely a place trapped in time as far as many amenities and service go. To help make your Cuban adventure more hassle-free, here is the list of items I would recommend bringing with you:
How to Travel to Cuba as an American
Our trip to Cuba was in July 2016 after President Obama had loosened up the travel restrictions. While it was a looser policy than in years past, there still were some hoops to jump through and obstacles to overcome. The following is a guide to better help you navigate planning a trip to beautiful Cuba:
Chapter 1: The Glossfox Begins
Once upon a time there was a girl named Evro-Nicole Dimitrius, or “Nikki” as her family and friends called her, who decided to start a beauty, travel & lifestyle blog. She named it after her mythical alter ego “The Glossfox”, a beauty-addicted, wanderlusting shopaholic of a creature.
So that’s how the storybook version began… Now here’s the real scoop:
I am a half-Greek/half-German LA native currently enjoying loft living in fabulous DTLA with my husband (feels crazy writing that since we JUST got married!) Albert or “C” for short. When I’m not trying to find a way to travel more, I spend my time in LA exploring the city on foot or bike, working out (mainly just so I can enjoy what I eat & drink, although a better healthier bod is always a plus!), opening boxes from my online shopping habit much to Albert’s disgust, adventuring and laughing with my fam & friends, cheering on Trojan football, drooling over fashion inspo on social media, making a million “To Do” lists, dancing any chance I get, postponing cleaning out my closet, and of course, supporting all of my addictions by working my 9-5 as a real estate broker.
Why Was This Blog Created? This blog came about after our honeymoon. Albert convinced me that after I successfully pulled off our dream destination wedding and subsequent beyond perfect honeymoon that I was a travel and planning “expert”. I know, I know… he has a biased perspective since he is generally the beneficiary of all that A+ planning.