the usual t-shirts and souvenirs in the tourist shops in and around the
larger hotels there is very little to buy in Cuba. A general lack of disposable
income means shops simply cannot afford to stock many ‘non-essentials’.
Rum is certainly worth looking at – especially bottles of the older,
more matured brands. Cigars however are probably the most popular item
on the average visitor’s shopping list. see
buying Cigars in Cuba