July 2018 Issue

Here are the other feature articles subscribers will be reading in the July 2018 issue.

"South Atlantic: Opting for a more focused visit to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands and being rewarded with stunning landscapes and a plethora of polar wildlife" and "Caribbean: A last-minute bargain entices a couple to cruise islands now ready for travelers in the wake of the devastating tropical storms of 2017."

Columns: "Garden Path: Running along the Thames, London’s historic Victoria Embankment Gardens" and "Focus on Archaeology: A surprise in Madrid, Spain — straight from Egypt — the Templo de Debod."

Essay Contest : "My Trail is Australia: The winning essays in the latest writing contest."

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This month’s winner is JANE B. HOLT of Hinesburg, Vermont:

Kyoto was booked solid for the 2018 sakura (cherry blossom) season, so my husband, Clyde, and I stayed a 9-minute train ride away in Otsu at the Prince Hotel, on the shores of Lake Biwa. We took the hotel’s free shuttle to the train station to dine at a different nearby restaurant each night.

Calling All Readers! Responses...

Subscribers were invited to write in about places, outside of the US, where they’ve had rewarding sightings of birds. (We cannot accept more submissions.)

The cocoi heron is quite regal on lilies, Guyana’s national flower. Photo by Denzil Verardo


Mazel Pernell of Rockville, Maryland, wrote, “I’ve enjoyed international travel with group tours. In planning my sixth trip to Africa for the fall of 2018, I didn’t find a set tour that I liked, so I’m working directly with a Ghana-based company to customize a 3-week guided tour that includes Ghana, Benin and Togo. I will be going solo.”

Solo Tours Part 2

Essay Contest Winners

The last essay topic, “My Trail is Australia,” inspired a lot of subscribers to take a shot at the prize, but ITN staff narrowed the entries down to three...

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