We had a long conversation and, like always, almost every topic had to do with the central issue in our lives: children. Then, we started talking about something that worries us: there are no places where they can vent and channel all of the hormonal energy of this stage in life. As mothers, we worry about their safety and integrity, but we feel guilty about this situation. I say this thinking about my own son, who barely goes out. There are very few options out there: Vedado, the Coppelia ice cream parlor and the occasional party thrown by a friend or classmate. The movies could be another option, but, in the age of DVDs, kids see the cinema as something old fashioned. Everyone, mothers and children, would be grateful if there were places for teenagers at affordable prices, where alcohol and violence were strictly prohibited.
Explore offers a day Viva Cuba! The best time to visit is from December to May when the days are dry and sunny. From June to November it can be hot, humid and wet, while the hurricane season begins in June and can continue through to November.
And people have certainly been taking advantage of their new travel option. But Cuba isn't just a warm-weather vacation spot with amazing settings for Insta-worthy photos. Here's what you should know before booking a trip.