This is the October 2010 issue

Boarding Pass

Boarding Pass
By David Tykol
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Travelers' Intercom

Charging toward business class
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Tracing the foreign transaction fee
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US line’s overseas bank fee
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Vietnam’s forgotten Champa kingdom
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Conditions on local trains in Siberia
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Perils of booking day tours in advance
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Arrangements were fluid
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Japan with Journeys East
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Super seniors and Elderhostel
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Jordan beauty
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Holland by barge and bike
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Hotel Fita in Amsterdam
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Cairo stay
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B&B in Warsaw
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Affordable, exotic Tunisia
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Traversing locks
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Opals in Australia
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West Coast National Park, Cape Town
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Calling All Readers!

Luggage worth buying
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Cross that bridge
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Columns

A review of selected cruise lines
The Cruising World

By Lew Toulmin
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’Round the world in 72 days: Australia
The Discerning Traveler

By Philip Wagenaar
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Taxi tips for travelers
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
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In a Persian garden
The Garden Path

By Yvonne Horn
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Looking over Westminster Bridge toward Big Ben — London. Photos: Keck
A taste of London
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
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Funniest Thing

Tonight, you don't have to.
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