This is the June 2018 issue

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The Burren at Black Head, north of Doolin. Photo by Louise Messner
Planning a driving trip in Ireland
By Louise Messner
Appears on Page 14
 
Views and more in Cornwall
By Lois Halunen
Appears on Page 16
 
Algodon Mansion, Buenos Aires
By EILEEN MORGAN
Appears on Page 16
 
Sea-Bands fight motion sickness
By Malcolm Gaissert
Appears on Page 17
 
Unnerving taxi ride in Istanbul
By Doranne Jacobson
Appears on Page 24
 
Twelfth-century mosaics portraying fantastical beasts and stories from the Bible can be found on the floor of Otranto Cathedral. Photos by Thom Wilson
‘Undiscovered Adriatic’ with GCCL
By Margo Wilson
Appears on Page 26
 
Street in Bruges, Belgium.
Belgium and Iceland solo
By Francis Garcia
Appears on Page 28
 
Grant Oerding, guide Jack Anawak and James Oerding in Iqaluit.
Cold trip to Iqaluit
By James Oerding
Appears on Page 29
 
The Pitons, twin volcanic mountain peaks in Saint Lucia.
Caribbean with Holland America
By Robert A. Siebert
Appears on Page 47
 
Pay in euros, not dollars
By Carl Boyer
Appears on Page 48
 

Calling All Readers!

Violet sabrewing hummingbird — La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Costa Rica. Photo by Christine Beebe
A Good Bird-watching Site
Appears on Page 36
 
Solo Travel
Advice for a solo on a custom guided tour
Appears on Page 40
 

Columns

Rotterdam’s Cube Houses are emblematic of postwar architecture — 39 tilted yellow cubes, each a single-family home.
Rotterdam: Europe's showcase of bold modernity
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Though expensive, riding a gondola at night is one of the great experiences in Europe.
Once the sun goes down, Venice shines
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Less than an hour from London, Windsor Castle is the weekend home of Queen Elizabeth II and the site of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.
Britain's royal residences: Where the queen cools her crown
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
The massive New Palace is the showpiece of the many palaces within Potsdam’s vast royal park.
Berlin escapes: Three easy day trips
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
In the tangle of downtown Rome, convents can provide a restful oasis for weary travelers. Photos by Rick Steves
Europe’s convents offer tranquility and treats
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 51
 
My husband, Paul Lalli, in front of a photo of the grand staircase of the <i>Olympic</i>, sister ship of the <i>Titanic</i> — Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax. Photos by Julie Skurdenis
Halifax and the Titanic
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 52
 
Fusterlandia, an enclave of colorful mosaics created by José Fuster, is located in Jaimanitas, southwest of Havana. Photos by Randy Keck
Cuba update 2018 (Second of two parts)
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 54
 

Funniest Thing

Finding the right souvenir
By Denzil and Jennie Verardo
Appears on Page 49
 

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