This is the May 2016 issue

Boarding Pass

Features

A wonderful week in Nicaragua
By Theodore Liebersfeld
Appears on Page 6
 
French Polynesia, Easter Island and Ecuador – a trifecta of tours in 2015
By Dusty and Margi Miller
Appears on Page 18
 
An apartment in Provence
By Marvin Silverman
Appears on Page 32
 
An enlightening visit to the West Bank
By Nancy and Ed Norberg
Appears on Page 42
 

Travelers' Intercom

London holiday transit disruptions
By Stephen O. Addison, Jr.
Appears on Page 12
 
Airfarewatchdog
By Lorenz Rychner
Appears on Page 13
 
Rome by golf cart with Gioia
By Diane Robbins
Appears on Page 13
 
Travel: ‘It’s about the people’
By Dolores (Loie) Maminski
Appears on Page 14
 
AAnytime awards costlier than MileSAAver 
By Albert Podell
Appears on Page 23
 
Black Sea to Rhine valley with Vantage
By Philip A. Shart
Appears on Page 24
 
Wales with Dragon Tours
By Joanne Kuzma
Appears on Page 26
 
Hotels on Iceland’s Ring Road
By Florence Drake
Appears on Page 27
 
Castaway Resort and Rarotonga
By Steve Lopes
Appears on Page 30
 
Ins and outs of connecting flights
By Gloria Pyszka
Appears on Page 48
 
‘Roots’ search in Poland, Germany
By Iris Bing
Appears on Page 48
 
‘Still doing journals’
By Samantha Sartain
Appears on Page 49
 

Calling All Readers!

Columns

Breakfast musings — Breakfasts around the world (2 of 2)
The Discerning Traveler

By Philip Wagenaar, MD
Appears on Page 52
 
The rock art of Bushmans Kloof 
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 53
 
A Picasso pilgrimage
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 55
 
Tour director training and opportunities
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 56
 

Funniest Thing

The Hollywood connection
Appears on Page 49
 

Where in the World? Correct Answers