This is the March 2021 issue


Travelers' Intercom

Kenya COVID entry rules
By Sarnia Guiton
Appears on Page 11
Finding tours on
By Victor Block
Appears on Page 11
Birgu (Città Vittoriosa) and its harbor as seen from Fort St. Angelo — Malta. Photos by Mark Segal
Planning a trip to Malta
By Mark Segal
Appears on Page 12
The <i>Laos Pandaw</i> on the upper Mekong.
Retraced grandmother’s Mekong trip
By David Smith
Appears on Page 16
Fasciated antshrike, seen on the Pipeline Road. Photo by Sue Knabe
Birding in Panama
By Carol Knabe
Appears on Page 24
Indian “hotel boys” showed off their climbing skills while wearing my necklace gifts. Photo by Donna Judd
Connecting without words
By Donna Judd
Appears on Page 25
“Bruce Munro: Field of Light at Sensorio” — Paso Robles, California. Photo by Helen Melman
Travelers’ Intercom USA
Appears on Page 30

Calling All Readers!

Beverly Hazen (in March 2020) in Plaza de España in the Parque de María Luisa, built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 in Sevilla, Spain. Photo by Sam Hazen
COVID-19 cancellations (Part 7)
Appears on Page 18

Essay Contest Winners

Flag of Hungary
Hungry for Hungary - Winners
Appears on Page 23


Arcos, Spain, where locals “see the backs of the birds as they fly.”
Rick Steves’ Europe: Arcos de la Frontera: Nuns’ cupcakes and donkeys in the bell tower
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Farmers market in Nevesinje, Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Rick Steves’ Europe: The back road to Mostar: Off the beaten path in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

The cathedral’s sublime dome dominates the Florence skyline.
Rick Steves’ Europe: Florence: City of art
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Well-preserved Rothenburg welcomes visitors.
Rick Steves’ Europe: After hours at a German Stammtisch
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Tikin Xic Fish, with fried plantain and rice, ready to serve. Photos by Sandra Scott
What’s Cooking in… Cancún
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 28
On-the-Road Travel Tips (part 12)
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 29

Funniest Thing

Yes, we have no bananas!
By Sarnia Guiton
Appears on Page 26

Where in the World? Correct Answers