This is the September 2021 issue

Travelers' Intercom

Hot springs at Lake Mývatn, northern Iceland. Photos by Cindi McNabb
June 2021 visit to Iceland
By Cindi McNabb
Appears on Page 12
 
A Hispaniolan parrot. Photos by Marian Herz
Birding in the Dominican Republic
By Marian Herz
Appears on Page 14
 
Madurai in southern India
By Sandra Hicks
Appears on Page 20
 
 A woman in traditional Ladakhi dress. Photo by Esther Perica.
Photo of the Month
Appears on Page 29
 

Travelers' Intercom USA

Planning a US driving trip
By Skip Carpenter
Appears on Page 25
 

Calling All Readers!

Part of the fife-and-drum procession in Naters, Switzerland. Photos by Jon Lafleur
Pleasant travel surprises (Part 6)
Appears on Page 18
 

Essay Contest Winners

Essay Contest - Winners
Appears on Page 26
 

Columns

In Dingle town, when the sun goes down, traditional music fills the pubs. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Rick Steves’ Europe: Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula: The next parish over is Boston
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
Yellow lampposts brighten a street in Trebon. Photo by Rick Steves
Rick Steves’ Europe: A Czech mud bath in Trebon
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
The Dolomites, ideal for hiking … or thinking about hiking. Photo by Rick Steves
Rick Steves’ Europe: The Italian Alps: Lounging in the Dolomites
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
The Capuchin Crypt in Rome. Photo by Rick Steves
Rick Steves’ Europe: A little bone envy
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

 
The Maya ruins of Chichén Itzá, on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula, include the Warriors’ Temple pictured here.
Some consumer rights for air travelers proposed by White House. Airplane seat-selection fees and refunds.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 4
 
The Geografile
The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
Appears on Page 19
 
The finished Hungarian Apple Strudel ready to eat. Photos by Sandra Scott
What’s Cooking in… Budapest
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 23
 
Wenceslas Square, where the history of the Czech people plays out. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Czech out Prague
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 24
 

Funniest Thing

Flattery will get you nowhere
By Russell Gluck
Appears on Page 21
 

Where in the World? Correct Answers