Claire Boobbyer is a travel writer and Cuba travel expert. She has been exploring the island for more than 16 years and writes about her experiences for the international press. She has written Cuba travel articles for Conde Nast Traveller, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, Time Out, and Skift, among others. She is also the author of Frommer's Easyguide to Cuba. Claire also works as a tour leader, guide, and translator in Cuba.
10 Articles published
From Las Terrazas to Pan de Guajaibon, here are Western Cuba’s best outdoor adventures and hidden beaches for you to explore.
Find out which vaccinations are required for Cuba, and all the essential visa prep you’ll need to do before you jet off to this Caribbean island nation.
Find out where to go trekking, climbing, zip-lining, and horse-riding through this UNESCO World Heritage-listed hidden gem.
Home to historic sites like San Juan hill and Fidel Castro’s tomb, Claire Boobbyer shares her top tips on what to see and do in Santiago de Cuba.
First time in Santiago de Cuba? Claire Boobbyer shares her tips on how to navigate the city and find the best local experiences, places to stay and eat.
Strike out with these day trips from Santiago de Cuba to the best nature hot spots, coffee plantations, ruins, cultural sites, and beaches.
Just over two hours east of Havana is the undeservedly-overlooked Matanzas province. Our local insider shows you why it’s time to add Matanzas and Varadero to your itinerary.
Outdoor adventures in Eastern Cuba are aplenty. Here’s how to climb Cuba’s highest peak, dive among shipwrecks, and find the best waterfalls.
Far-flung Baracoa is difficult to get to, but it’s the one place not to be missed on the island of Cuba. Our local insider shares the top things you must not miss while you’re there.