CUBAN CULTURE: Taboos (especially for travelers). Try to avoid these taboos when in Cuba: Spitting on the ground or blowing your nose in public. Taking pictures of anyone (without first asking their permission). Littering (this is not only rude, but its also against the law).
Are people in Cuba friendly?
The People of Cuba. Cubans are some of the friendliest and most honest people on the planet. They will talk to anyone and everyone, and are generous with their time and money. Put simply, the people are what make this country special.
What is the most common crime in Cuba?
Most of the crimes committed in Cuba are theft related and are typically non-violent in nature. Two of the most common being pickpocketing and purse snatching, which as in most cases, tend to occur in more crowded or touristy areas.
Is Cuba safe to walk around?
Cuba generally has the reputation as a safe location for tourists and there are usually police on every block. However police will often detain or even arrest Cubans who are consorting with tourists on the street or in cafes especially around Malecon.
What is the crime rate in Cuba 2020?
According to the U.N., the murder rate is 4.6 per 100,000 people, which is one of the lowest in the Caribbean and South America. We do know that Cuba has relatively few guns, and violent crime is fairly uncommon.
What should I wear in Cuba?
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Can you drink the water in Cuba?
It is advisable to drink only bottled water. Tap water in Cuba is generally safe for hygiene in hotels. Bottled water can be purchased throughout the country.