Bring your own towel if you're going to Cuba

Remember the song?  "If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair..." On a more serious note, pack a towel, and your toiletries, if you are going to Cuba any time soon.  This is according to the AP: The success of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy depends partly on hotel hand towels. Not just hand towels, but working air conditioning, breakfast waffles and the hundreds of other amenities that American tourists will demand when they flood to Cuba in numbers that travel experts expect to double this year, thanks to the loosening of travel restrictions on Friday. U.S.-based Cuba travel companies say there's simply no more room in the handful of top-end Cuban hotels that meet international standards. That means that if visitors come in numbers as great as expected, they will have to find lodging either in grim, lower-end state facilities or one of the most vibrant parts of Cuba's small, new...(Read Full Post)