My best friend was going to come to the US for a vacation in late May, and then we would go on a road trip to the Florida beaches. Sadly, her plan has been pushed back to later this year and I doubt if she will ever make it. Then the next question is ‘what would I do for my summer vacation?’ The road trip should be saved for her so that I need to choose another destination (like I MUST leave Houston. Haha.)
Out of the blue, Havana, Cuba came to my attention (Not quite out of the blue as the city was on my wish list and I am Korean so it is not illegal), and I did a preliminary research on the city. Havana seemed rich of Spanish culture, combined with exotic beaches, and is not far from Houston. I was so excited until I checked the flights. Neither was a direct flight available (not that I expected it), nor major travel websites offered a connection to Havana from Cancun, one of the most popular connecting cities to Havana. I tried lastminute.com, a British website, but it banned me from choosing Havana because my region is the US.
A forbidden destination! That is even sexier. I will find a way. Some pictures I found online. I hope to be able to take my own pictures of the city.