This is the July 2014 issue

Boarding Pass

Closeup of one of the two mirror-image statues that top the Cordonata on Rome’s Capitoline Hill. The statues represent the twins Castor and Pollux and date to antiquity. Photo by Beth Habian
World's most visited cities, plus more
By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
 

Travelers' Intercom

Mexico City on a budget

 
CurrencyGo app

 
Gorillas in Uganda

 
Narita Airport to Harumi port
By Tressie Alvernaz
Appears on Page 11
 
Women making pancakes in the farmers’ market — Amsterdam. Photo: Hill
Dining in Amsterdam
Appears on Page 12
 
Inconveniences on a Panama trip
By Jay Levy
Appears on Page 22
 
The Limón Bay section of Nouméa sparkles with hotels, restaurants and a popular beach. Photos: Reid
Volendam in the South Pacific
By Richard Reid
Appears on Page 22
 
A shoebill stork in Uganda’s Mabamba Bay wetlands.
Uganda with Avian Safaris
By Fred Koehler
Appears on Page 26
 
Getting the ‘flavor’ of Dubai
By Nancy J. Norberg
Appears on Page 27
 
Valparaíso day tours with Ecomapu
By Esther Perica
Appears on Page 29
 
Traveling & Giving: Children’s readers
By Karen Carlson
Appears on Page 30
 
Blame Gramma, Bugs and a 4x4
By Florence Drake
Appears on Page 30
 
Trail under an overhang in Taroko Gorge — Taiwan. Photo: Kevin O’Brien
Taiwan with Edison Travel Service
By Kevin O’Brien
Appears on Page 43
 
Distorted coat of arms on a coach in the National Coach Museum in Lisbon. Photo: Siebert
Globus + Lisbon experiences
By Robert A. Siebert
Appears on Page 44
 
UNESCO site ‘wonders’
By Bob Parda
Appears on Page 45
 
A Novel Approach: Turkey, India, Uzbekistan, Venice
By Fred H. DeVinney
Appears on Page 46
 
Hotel luggage space query
By Joellyn Ross & Abram Engelman
Appears on Page 46
 
A recess off Postojna Cave’s walkway is filled with what appear to be icicles transformed into stone. Photo: Patten
Caves Worth Visiting: Postojna Cave, Slovenia
By David J. Patten
Appears on Page 46
 
The angel singing “Ave Maria” in Postojna Cave. Photo: Barnes
Postojna Cave live crèche
By V. Ruth Barnes
Appears on Page 48
 
The sign
Getting the point across
By Doug Rittenhouse
Appears on Page 67
 
An amusing sign.
Levitation required?
By Ellen Jacobson
Appears on Page 69
 
Elephant rehabilitation camp
By Jim Delmonte
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Essay Contest Winners

It’s Italy - Winners
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Columns

Griot de Porc
What's cooking in...Haiti
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 54
 
The Cathedral of St. Andrew in Wells and its image captured in a reflecting pool. Photos by Yvonne Michie Horn
The Bishop’s Palace in Wells, England
The Garden Path

By Yvonne Horn
Appears on Page 56
 
Wielding a handheld shower in a tight shower space lacking a soap dish or shelf may lead to some bathroom gymnastics. Photo by Dominic Bonuccelli
Conquering European bathrooms
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 59
 
The palace in Kabah.
Mexico’s ancient Mayan Puuc cities
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
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Funniest Thing

Particular about pedigree
By Mary Kelly
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Where in the World? Correct Answers