Cuba Travel Guide

Cuba Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information Terrorism The risk of terrorist attacks in Cuba is rated as very low. Crime Compared to other long-distance travel destinations, tourism in Cuba is safe. However, tourists in Cuba can also be victims of property crimes, bodily harm and, in rare cases, violent crimes. Individual travelers in particular should therefore […]

Cuba Overview

Cuba Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Cuba. Capital La Habana (Havana). Geography As a country located in North America according to philosophynearby, Cuba is the largest Caribbean island and the westernmost of the Greater Antilles. It is located 145 km south of Florida. A quarter of the country is mountainous. In the west […]

Jamaica Travel Guide

Jamaica Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information Crime Because of the high crime rate, increased caution is required, especially in the capital Kingston, but also in urban districts of the tourist centers of Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios. It is not uncommon for theft or armed robbery to occur. Resistance is strongly discouraged in such cases […]

Jamaica Overview

Jamaica Overview

GENERAL Capital Kingston. Geography As a country located in North America according to militarynous, Jamaica, the summit of an underwater mountain range, is the third largest of the West Indies and is characterized by a mountain landscape. The Blue Mountain in the east is 2256 m high and slopes gradually to the west, some foothills […]

Antigua and Barbuda Overview

Antigua and Barbuda Overview

GENERAL Capital St. John’s. Geography As a country located in North America according to internetsailors, the island state consists of the flat, volcanic islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda, which belong to the group of Leeward Islands in the northeastern Caribbean. Antigua’s coast is made up of more than 365 palm-fringed white sand beaches and […]

St. Kitts Overview

St. Kitts Overview

GENERAL Capital Basseterre (St. Kitts). Geography As a country located in North America according to franciscogardening, St. Kitts (officially St. Christopher) is one of the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean. The center of the island consists of three jagged volcanic groups, which are separated by deep gorges. The rainforest of the central mountain range […]

Costa Rica Travel Guide

Costa Rica Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Current information The Turrialba volcano, east of the capital San José, has been very active recently; there are still occasional eruptions with ash rain. This also affects the capital San José and in the Central Valley and can lead to health problems, especially of the respiratory tract. There may also be interruptions in […]

Costa Rica Overview

Costa Rica Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Costa Rica. Capital San Jose. Geography As a country located in North America according to constructmaterials, Costa Rica borders Nicaragua in the north, Panama in the south, the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Caribbean in the east. The land is 119-282 km wide and mountainous. […]

Dominican Republic Overview

Dominican Republic Overview

GENERAL Capital Santo Domingo. Geography As a country located in North America according to computerannals, the Dominican Republic is located in the Caribbean and shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti. The landscape is wooded and mountainous with fertile valleys and plains. On the coasts in the north, south-east and east there are excellent beaches, […]