This is the May 2009 issue

Boarding Pass

Boarding Pass
By David Tykol
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Travelers' Intercom

Flyer miles for first class
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(Not) taking food into Chile
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‘Mind the gap!’
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The Blue Train
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Frugal trip to NZ
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Lightweight walkie-talkies
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Found ‘deficiencies’ on ship
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Billed for tour before accepting it
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Paul Gauguin cruise
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Art Nouveau in Riga
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Guide in China
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Eastern Turkey’s ties to the world
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Katadyn water purifier
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Caches of memories
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Sicily independently
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Among the Datooga in Tanzania
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Santillana del Mar
By Richard Berner
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Calling All Readers!

Best walking shoes
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Columns

Kibbutz Ein-Gedi, Israel
The Garden Path

By Yvonne Horn
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Entry to London’s Westminster Abbey includes the audio guide. Photos: Steves
What’s new in Britain and Ireland for 2009
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
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Magnificent stands of trees grace the Sete Cidades landscape. Photos: Gail Keck
The bounty of Saõ Miguel
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
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Departure Lounge
Departure Lounge

By Armond Noble
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Funniest Thing

No one was seven minutes late
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Where in the World? Correct Answers

Ichon-Qala in Khiva, Uzbekistan
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