This is the July 2016 issue

Travelers' Intercom

Travel snippets from Europe
By Myles Mellor
Appears on Page 11
 
Portugal Internet portable Wi-Fi
By Robin Ilardi
Appears on Page 12
 
Turu Ba Ri park in Costa Rica
By Philip A. Shart
Appears on Page 14
 
Know your cell phone plan
By Joyce Bruck
Appears on Page 14
 
Left camera at Maritim Hotel Berlin
By Mr. D.W. Waddell
Appears on Page 23
 
Low fares to Europe for shoestring flyers
By Lorenz Rychner
Appears on Page 24
 
In good hands in Myanmar
By Julie Cassen
Appears on Page 27
 
Eastern Canada and Panama HAL cruises
By Carol A. Vanderwoude
Appears on Page 28
 
Transiting the Panama Canal
By George Anderson
Appears on Page 29
 
Central America with SITA
By Tony Leisner
Appears on Page 29
 
Gorilla trekking in Rwanda
By Marilyn Armel
Appears on Page 30
 
A stop in Cairo
By Virginia Shannon
Appears on Page 32
 
Annual Themed Festivals: Maria Alm, Austria
By Doug Barnett
Appears on Page 33
 
For short tour in Russia with guide, no visa needed
By Nylah Chilton
Appears on Page 46
 
Know state laws on importing alcohol
By Greg Mannion
Appears on Page 46
 
The power of ‘Guernica’
By Robert A. Seibert
Appears on Page 46
 
Netherlands’ Fiets-vakantiewinkel, for bicyclists
By Philip Wagenaar
Appears on Page 47
 

Calling All Readers!

Travel insurance claim denied
Appears on Page 37
 

Essay Contest Winners

Columns

Advice from a longtime travel insurance columnist
Eye on Travel Insurance

By Wayne Wirtanen
Appears on Page 49
 
Turning European meals into memories
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 53
 
A tale of three castles
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 54
 

Funniest Thing

They don't make 'em like they used to
By Tony Leisner
Appears on Page 47
 

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