I would still like to visit Cuba for cultural and academic reasons. I see S W Air is still flying there. Any tips on how to get around the new rules to curtail American freedom to travel to neighboring countries that do not have the same ideology as some in our current Federal Administration have?
I don't have any personal experience with travel to Cuba, but my understanding is there are still a number of valid reasons Americans can travel to Cuba. I believe the key is having a schedule/agenda that details all the activites you will be doing and as long as they are "approved" you should be ok. I did a quick Google search and found these articles which detail some of the recent changes and what is still allowed.