Founder’s Stories – Arnaldo Perez Castaño of Cuba Mania
Our tours aim at providing travellers with a unique experience of authentic Cuba.
What’s your company name?
In what year did you run your first tour?
What did you do before starting Cuba Mania?
Work as a Computer Scientist
Why did you start Cuba Mania?
To offer travellers to Cuba a unique opportunity to discover this island by the hand of locals and in the most authentic way possible.
What makes your trips unique?
We offer trips throughout Cuba at very affordable prices. Our tours aim at providing travellers with a unique experience of authentic Cuba. We also have tours for different sectors of society like the LGBT community.
What your favourite part of running Cuba Mania?
Giving people the opportunity to discover a beautiful country at very affordable prices.
Can you tell us about a time one of your trips changed a guest’s life?
We had a family of 4 people from Australia. They enjoyed their trip so much that they left us presents and our tour guide stills in contact with them. They said discovering a country with such wonderful beaches, vegetation and culture were quite shocking to them and a unique lifetime experience.
What’s one thing you recommend a traveller bring with them on one of your tours?
Tons of adventurous spirit.
What’s one thing you recommend a traveller NOT bring with them on one of your tours?
Don’t be too picky or refined. Our tours are for people who want to discover and don’t need the highest of luxuries all of the time.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?