The Malécon at sunset. Photo © Diego Cervo/123rf.

Where to Find Havana’s Gay Nightlife

Havana has no established gay bars or clubs, which are banned, and the gay “scene” revolves around “hangout” street locales. Most nights there’s one or more gay parties at private venues, and everyone is welcome.

Turqoise water laps against a white sand beach at Varadero, Cuba.

Cuba’s Best Beaches

Cuba boasts glorious beaches. We’ve listed eight of the best for snorkeling, lounging, privacy, scenery, and amenities to help you pick where to go first.

A line of palm trees at Laughingbird Caye National Park in Belize.

The Best Beaches in Belize

With a coastline along the Caribbean Sea and more than a dozen offshore sandy islands, Belize has plenty of beaches to choose from. Lebawit Lily Girma shares her list of top spots for flip-flops in Belize.