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Travel Bits: Cuba’s Best Paladares, Luxury In Sudan, Hotel Hookups & More

Having been to Cuba several times, I can tell you that the best food can only be found in a paladar, or private restaurant. The Guardian breaks down ten of the best spots in Havana, if you’re lucky enough to visit. [Guardian]

The Practical Traveler has some tried & true tips on how to gain elite status with your favorite hotel chain. Because nothing is better than an upgrade after a long flight. [NYT]

Four nights in Paris, a daily breakfast and a round-trip flight from New York for $929? The city of lights have never been cheaper. [Budget Travel]

Since the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” debuted last month, it’s list of promises have made headlines: normal climate, reduced jetlag, and less airsickness. See what happens when Scott McCartney of the Middle Seat takes it for a test flight. [WSJ]

A luxury travel experience in Sudan? Don’t let reported hardship and bloodshed stop you from experiencing one of the most beautiful countries in the world—in style. [FT]

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