This is the November 2009 issue

Boarding Pass

Boarding Pass
By David Tykol
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Travelers' Intercom

Buying Paris Métro and bus tickets
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Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus architecture
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On buying an extra seat
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Arrangements for Greece
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No help in reaching ship
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Trying out large-group tours
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Spirit of India ‘marvelous’
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Venezuela arrangements
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Panama highlights
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Taura’a on Easter Island
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Sunsets in the Dordogne
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Impressions of Romania
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The castles of Parma
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Need a car for more than 30 days?
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Staged distraction
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One crooked cabbie
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Counts on travel agents
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Travel agents can help
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Cutting all ties, temporarily
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Traveling in Costa Rica
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Statue of King José I, Lisbon, Portugal
By Harvey Hagman
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Calling All Readers!

Best way to upgrade
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Columns

What’s Cooking in Palau — fish and taro
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
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Don't confuse the 2 euro coin (left, value $3) with the old 500-lira coin (right, value $0).
Tourist, beware: Europe’s latest travel scams
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
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Recollections: Copper Canyon — the other side of Mexico
Latin America Watch

By Deanna Palić
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The entrance to ornate Dolmabahçe Palace. Photo: Keck
Istanbul and Bodrum
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
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Reduced-rate trips and ITN
Departure Lounge

By Armond Noble
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Funniest Thing

Soviet room
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