This is the May 2019 issue

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Used US handicap placard in two Italy towns
By Jack & Elizabeth Kaufman
Appears on Page 14
With Fidelity, no FTF at ATM
By Stanley Mui
Appears on Page 14
Medical waiver requires full coverage
By Edna R.S. Alvarez
Appears on Page 15
Full refund with Tripmasters and Allianz
By Paula Prindle
Appears on Page 15
‘Very satisfied’ with dental care in Cuba
By Carrie Gillespie
Appears on Page 16
Booked wheelchair service at Copenhagen airport
By Cynthia Tarnoff
Appears on Page 26
Melanie Branca and Ed Deaton in northern Georgia.
Low-cost tour of South Caucasus
By Ed Deaton
Appears on Page 27
Sandra Yon and a monk at the Donghwasa Temple in Daegu.
South Korea with OAT
By Sandra Yon
Appears on Page 30
Royal Palace of Fez. Photos by Dorothy Botnick
Guide and riad in Fez
By Dorothy Botnick
Appears on Page 37
Gail and the orangutan at the Bali Zoo. Photo by Richard Newlin
Travelers recommend Bali driver
By Gail Wang
Appears on Page 38
Women’s travel tops
By Bonnie Dondlinger
Appears on Page 38

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Collioure’s sand-and-pebble beach ends at the Notre-Dame des Anges church, a view that has inspired many modern artists.
Seaside sisters: Tranquil towns snuggle on the Franco-Spanish border
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Belgians are happy to educate you on the numerous varieties of beer made in this small country.
Belgium's culinary highlights
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Made of pink marble and decorated with Gothic spires, Milan’s cathedral is one of the largest in Europe.
Historic hits in Italy's most mod city
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

The Bavarian town of Fussen has a rich history and evocative corners beyond its cobbled core.
Cobbles and castles in the Bavarian Alps
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Book reserved-time tickets online as far ahead as possible for Granada’s Alhambra to ensure that you’ll see its best part: the exquisite Palacios Nazaríes. Photo by Cameron Hewitt
What’s new in Europe in 2019
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 41
The “Italianette-style” addition at the entrance to the garden. Photo courtesy of Tresco Abbey Garden
Tresco Abbey Garden, Isles of Scilly
The Garden Path

By Yvonne Michie Horn
Appears on Page 43
The meeting hall at Nuraghe Palmavera on the Italian island of Sardinia.
The nuraghi of Sardinia
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 45
A colorful pedestrian bridge connects Tavira’s two historic districts — the Algarve, Portugal. Photo by Gail Minoff-Keck
Winter self-drive - Portugal’s Algarve (Third of three parts)
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 47

Funniest Thing

Follow the money
By Gordon W. Draper
Appears on Page 39

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