What to know before you go to Cuba

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peggy-goldman/what-to-know-before-you-g_b_3195737.html

    It wasn't until very recently that American travelers were allowed to visit Cuba legally. But since The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) lifted some of the travel restrictions and granted People-to-People licenses to select tour operators in 2011, Americans have been traveling the short distance between the U.S. and Cuba in droves to participate in one-on-one cultural exchanges with Cuban people.

    As more Americans learn about this fantastic travel opportunity, we've begun fielding questions about travel to Cuba. Travelers realize that Cuba is different from other destinations, and they have lots of questions about the rules (what is and isn't allowed) and how Americans are perceived after so many years of embargo-fueled shortages of just about everything. Here are some questions--and my replies--to a few of the most frequently asked questions about legal travel to Cuba.

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