This is the August 2013 issue

Features

Travelers' Intercom

Managing Madrid airport
By John Kelling
Appears on Page 12
 
Train to Rome airport
By Margo Wilson
Appears on Page 12
 
To see in London
By Marilyn Myers
Appears on Page 14
 
Flying to England
By Joan L. Welch
Appears on Page 14
 
Sunrock Guest House in Johannesburg
Appears on Page 15
 
Tips from a traveler
By Jerry Mendel
Appears on Page 15
 
Cook In Shanghai
By Evelyn Lew Cucchiarella
Appears on Page 16
 
Unexpected costs for Kutrubes tour
By Mr. Z
Appears on Page 24
 
Trans-Siberian rail in winter
By Nyckle Wijbrandus
Appears on Page 26
 
Adventures Abroad ‘runs great trips’
By Stanley Gorcik
Appears on Page 28
 
Myanmar with Odysseys Unlimited
By Barbara McIntosh
Appears on Page 29
 
Papua New Guinea sing-sing with ElderTreks
By Jackie Black
Appears on Page 29
 
OAT’s ‘Route of the Maya’
By Maria Dichov
Appears on Page 30
 
Biking along the Fulda
By Ann Abeles
Appears on Page 30
 
The Matterhorn
Magic Switzerland
By Ed Gorlin
Appears on Page 32
 

Essay Contest Winners

At Home in Stockholm - Winners
By Marv & Carole Feldman
Appears on Page 45
 

Columns

Things to do before you cruise
The Cruising World

By Lew Toulmin
Appears on Page 58
 
Kueh Dadar on a plate decorated with a typical Peranakan design.
What's cooking in...Singapore
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 59
 
Tempting plates in Spain’s tapas bars make it easy to sample new foods. Photo: Rick Steves
Eating well in Europe
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 60
 
Karthuizerhofje in Amsterdam.
Hidden hofjes of Amsterdam
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 61
 

Funniest Thing

"Ready for my close-up"
Appears on Page 51
 

Where in the World? Correct Answers