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Dear Globetrotter: Welcome to the 338th issue of your monthly overseas travel magazine.

He had never missed a deadline in 24½ years of submitting columns to ITN, so when Kevin Keating’s “Kilroy Was Here!” was exceptionally late for this issue, I correctly feared the worst. Kevin had died on February 7th at his home in Sausalito, California. He had been suffering from prostate cancer. He was 74.

Kevin’s special brand of humor has brightened the pages of ITN since the September...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 28th anniversary issue of your monthly overseas travel magazine!

ITN subscriber Toby Carlson of State College, PA, hit a snag in his plans to join his daughter for a Sierra Club hike in the Italian Alps.

“All was going well,” he said, “until I reached the airline’s check-in gate at Gatwick Airport near London in preparation for my flight to Milan. The clerk scrutinized my passport, gave me a hard-eyed look and handed it back saying that...

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Dear Globetrotter: Welcome to the 336th issue of your monthly overseas travel magazine. This issues marks a full 28 years of publication!

Some of you will remember the name Paige Palmer, whose column “Worldwide Travel Advice” ran in ITN from the very beginning until five years ago, when she set it aside for health reasons. Well, Paige is going strong and just sent us a letter, saying, “The beautiful state of Ohio celebrated its bicentennial in 2003, and Jacqueline Jones Royster...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 335th issue of your monthly overseas travel magazine.

His column last appeared in our May ’03 issue and I was holding out hope that he would continue it, but I received word this month that our longtime Contributing Editor Bill Bennett has decided to retire from writing the Cruises column for ITN. Bill has moved into a retirement home and will no longer be traveling extensively.

Starting in 1974, Bill and Louise Bennett — true lovers of...

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