Understanding Cuban Spanish

As Cuba has been opened up to business and tourism over the past few years, it's emerged as one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean. While most English speakers will get by just fine in amongst the tourist-orientated locations dotted around the country, with a knowledge of Spanish, the entire country is opened up to exploration and experience.

Cuban Spanish – not wholly unlike its Castilian cousin – does differ to "regular" Spanish, though. To help, here's everything you need to know.