Cuban Currency and Travel Tips
In Cuba, cash is king and credit/debit cards simply won't work. There are two currencies: Cuban Peso Nacional (CUP) for locals and Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) for foreigners.
Currency and payment in Bulgaria
Bulgaria is one of the few European Union member states that still uses its own currency – the Bulgarian LEV (BGN). The Bulgarian lev has a fixed exchange rate for the EUR with a currency rate of...
Using the Japanese Yen
Japan is a county that relies heavily on the use of cash in its society. It was a cultural shock for me during my time abroad to carry so much paper money around. Growing up in the US, I much...
Currency of India
The National Currency of India is the Indian Rupee, which is available in denominations of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000. There are coins for 1, 2, 5 and 10.
Banking in India has become...
Money in Cuba
Since we have received many questions about the Cuban money situation in our guest house, we would like to share information about the two existing currencies, how to easily change money and how to...
What currency is best to take to Cuba
Most foreign credit cards do not work in Cuba, so tourists generally take cash with them on their visit, at least as a back-up plan if they lose their card, or if it ends up not working. The best...
Exchanging Lao kip in Chiang Mai Thailand
Lao kip are hard to exchange outside Laos. But if you happen to be in Chiang Mai, there is a currency exchange that accepts LAK (Lao kip).
The exchange rate is not the best, but it's better...
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