Why Varadero Should Be Your Next Beach Trip

Being a [wanna be] history buff, I initially gave thought to only Havana while planning out the details of my Cuba trip. Big mistake. Google search came through and led to the picturesque beach town of Varadero, the crown jewel of Cuban beaches. Located in the Matanzas province, Varadero is only 20 km long and 1 km wide but yields gorgeous white sand, luscious coconuts on palm trees and turquoise water that seems to beckon you to come hither. The Caribbean islands spoiled...