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  • Hi, Cheapest flights to Havana from London are normally with Martinair. Then you can get Mexicana to Mexico City, and then there are lots of airlines to choose from Mexico City to London, try www.kayak.com for that leg. Lee Kumuka Worldwide …
  • Hi, There will be lots of mosquitoes. You should take plenty of insect repellant. I recommend repellant that contains at least 50% DEET, but make sure you read the label before applying it to your skin. You should also check with your local …
  • Hi, I never had any bad experiences there, but yes, it is just like any other city in the world; problems do happen. However, it is certainly not known for its violence. See what other backpackers are saying on Lonely Planet's Thorn Tree: Lee…
  • Hi, Take a look at this: http://www.kumuka.com/TourPage.aspx?ContinentId=ca&TourId=ca14 Nicaragua is a great country, and very much under-rated. It has emerged from a recent civil war, and is slowly opening up to tourism, so it's cheap, f…
  • Hi, You have picked two of the biggest tourist destinations in Mexico, so either one will be very touristy. Out of the two that you have chosen, Baja California is less touristy than the Cancun area, especially once you head north of La Paz. Ab…
  • Hi, San Cristobal is one of the most popular places to study Spanish in Mexico. Hundreds of foreign visitors travel there every year without knowing a single word of Spanish. All the language schools have people who speka English, so you will n…
  • Hi, A good hostel in Flores is http://www.amigoshostel.com/ There are no other nearby attractions near Tikal. Lee Kumuka Worldwide www.kumuka.com
  • Hi, I lived in Mexico on Isla Mujeres for 2 years and never had any problems regarding safety. Of course, you hear about things happening, just as they happen in my own home town. Unfortunately, in this day and age nowhere is "truly safe". But…
  • Hi, There is loads of information on Lonely Planet's website, including where to stay, what to see, etc. You probably need about 4 or 5 days for it to be worthwhile: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/chile/rapa-nui-easter-island Flights to easte…
  • Hi, It's 8km from the airport to the hotel. Centro Banamex has many branches scattered around the city. You can find all this information on Google Maps. Simply go to this link http://maps.google.com/ and type in "Mexico City".Then search …
  • Hi, Yes, La Fortuna is the town that serves Volcano Arenal. You can either stay in the town itself, which is 17km from the Volcano with access to restaurants, bank, bars, supermarket, etc, or stay at one of the lodges on the road that leads to t…
  • Hi, Yes, you will need inoculations for Ecuador. Best thing to do is to contact your local doctor or travel clinic who will provide you with up-to-date information regarding which inoculations to have, as well as prescribing Malaria tablets. …
  • Hi, You can probably book a local tour at your hotel reception. You should try to see the Zocalo, Cathedral, Palacio, Anthropology Museum, Templo Mayor, and the Teotihuacan Pyramids. Lee
  • Hi, That hotel is not in the Historic Centre. It is located in the business disctrict. Of course, I cannot guarantee your safety, but it is normally a nice area. The taxis operate a good service from the airport. Once in the arrival area, l…
  • Hi, Mexico City is at 2,000m altitude, so it will be warm during the day and chilly at night. You might get some rain as well. The swine flu situtation is no longer as bad as it was when the outbreak in Mexico first began. The historic cen…