This is the January 2016 issue

Boarding Pass

Features

Loving every minute of a 108-day ‘true’ world cruise
By Marvin Silverman
Appears on Page 6
 
A remarkable journey to Japan
By Ellen Jacobson
Appears on Page 20
 
A tale of two treks – visiting the mountain gorillas of Uganda and Rwanda
By Gail Wang
Appears on Page 30
 
Savoring a taste of Uruguay’s acclaimed wine region
By Jennie & Denzil Verardo
Appears on Page 40
 

Travelers' Intercom

Talking your way into the rice house
By Ed Graper

 
Villa de Leyva, Colombia
By Stephen O. Addison, Jr.
Appears on Page 13
 
Exploring Hong Kong
By Virginia Shannon
Appears on Page 14
 
Battle of the Bulge tour
By Harry Windland
Appears on Page 15
 
Cab fare scam, Istanbul
By George Finckenor
Appears on Page 16
 
‘Impressed and happy’ with Hurtigruten
By George Anderson
Appears on Page 23
 
In the Hindu Kush of Pakistan
By Tom LaRue
Appears on Page 24
 
India's Masrur rock-cut temples
By David J. Patten
Appears on Page 26
 
Conacul lui Maldăr in Romania
By David De Mille
Appears on Page 27
 
A favorite flat in Chelsea
By Helen Harper
Appears on Page 28
 
Beware of email links
By Eugene "Bucky" Edgett III
Appears on Page 44
 
Borneo with Friendly Planet
By Terry Moss
Appears on Page 44
 
A ‘trulli-sassi’ day in Italy
By Judy Pfaffenberger
Appears on Page 45
 

Columns

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy
The Discerning Traveler

By Philip Wagenaar, MD
Appears on Page 48
 
What's Cooking In... Canada
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 48
 
Local guides bring meaning to your travels
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 52
 
Bajío region sites: El Cerrito
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 53
 
Scandinavia: Stockholm and Bergen
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 55
 

Funniest Thing

Budget vacation destination
Appears on Page 46
 

Where in the World? Correct Answers

Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun, Myanmar
Appears on Page 65