This is the August 2021 issue

Features

Finding lots of interest on a self-drive tour of the Isle of Man
By Dorene Clement & Bud Getty
Appears on Page 6
 

Travelers' Intercom

An ancient painting in the Tombs of Deir el-Medina. Many artisans who worked on tombs in the Valley of the Kings lived in the village of Deir el-Medina. Photo by Norman Dailey
Egypt and Jordan with Native Eye Travel
By Norman Dailey
Appears on Page 10
 
Advantageous exchange rate
By Ron Merlo
Appears on Page 12
 
Kudos for Cranky Concierge
By Jim Hamel
Appears on Page 14
 
Standing behind the children is Sane, founder of ADCS, along with boxes of biscuits.
Graduate from Timbuktu ‘pays it forward’
By Tony & Patti Leisner
Appears on Page 15
 
A wall painted with graffiti on a street in Coquimbo, Chile (March 2020). Photos by Betsy Lewis
A glimpse of Chile unrest
By Betsy Lewis
Appears on Page 20
 

Travelers' Intercom USA

Hoh Rain Forest, Washington
By Paula Varner
Appears on Page 26
 
Arizona attractions
By Jack Dini
Appears on Page 26
 

Calling All Readers!

Covid Vaccine Passport
COVID consequences (Part 12)
Appears on Page 16
 
Airplane flying
Pleasant travel surprises (Part 5)
Appears on Page 18
 

Calling All Readers! Call for Submissions

Travel Etiquette
Appears on Page 28
 
Favorite Foods
Appears on Page 28
 

Columns

The night watchman signals “All’s well.” Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Rick Steves’ Europe: Rothenburg’s night watchman
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Coffeeshops in Amsterdam sell marijuana. Photo by Rick Steves
Rick Steves’ Europe: Dutch Tolerance: Red lights and pot shops
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Colmar, a French town with German flair. Photo by Rick Steves
Rick Steves’ Europe: Alsace and Colmar: France and Germany mix it up
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Mostar and its famous bridge, rebuilt after the war. Photo by Cameron Hewitt
Rick Steves’ Europe: Mending bridges in Mostar
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
At <i>cicchetti</i> bars, you can assemble a meal. Photo by Rick Steves
Rick Steves’ Europe: Venice’s cicchetti crawl
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Spa? Hammock? Tough choices at Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts in French Polynesia.
Updates on countries' COVID-related entry requirements and on ETIAS and on REAL ID.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 4
 
Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey — London. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Westminster Abbey: the national soul of England
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 24
 
Up the down staircase
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 25
 
The Geografile
The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
Appears on Page 28
 

Funniest Thing

The measure of a man
By Ron Oakham
Appears on Page 22
 

Where in the World? Correct Answers