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A female and a young male polar bear — Svalbard Islands, Norway. Photo ©Juan Gil Raga/123rf.com

Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 489th issue of your monthly foreign-travel magazine.

Nancy Gatland of Wilton, New York, wrote, “ITN comes to my home every month; I would be lost without it. Over the years, I have learned so much from the experiences of other travelers.”

It’s good to know that ITN is getting the job done. While we physically cannot print all there is to know about every travel destination or every aspect of travel, we certainly...

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The Anglican St. Andrew’s Cathedral, the largest cathedral in Singapore, is located in the heart of the city. Photo: ©Sathianpong Phookit/123

Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 488th issue of your monthly foreign-travel magazine.

This publication continues to prosper because of the travelers who subscribe to it (thank you) and the companies that advertise in it (thank them).

If you’re thinking of visiting a particular destination, consider the offerings of one of the tour operators who are providing support to ITN… and let them know where you saw their ad. They’ll appreciate the...

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Luxembourg’s Grand Ducal Palace

Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 487th issue of your monthly foreign travel magazine.I think it’s a good bet that you would be interested in getting the most euros for your dollars or the best value when making a purchase involving currency exchange. If you are, you’ll be glad to read the results of the fourth annual Currency Exchange Study, released on May 12 by the credit- and financial-advice company WalletHub (www.wallet hub.com).

When wanting to...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 486th issue of your monthly foreign travel magazine.

Just a couple of days before this month’s issue was “going to press,” terrorists carried out a terrible attack at the airport in Istanbul, killing dozens of people, as we’re reporting on page 15.

It also so happened that we had planned for this issue a Feature Article in which a subscriber describes her experiences in Turkey, including Istanbul....

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 485th issue of your monthly foreign travel magazine.

Thanks to subscribers’ sending in the names and addresses of friends and acquaintances interested in travel, a lot of people are introduced to this magazine every month, each having received a free sample copy. (ITN does not sell or trade people’s addresses to any other firm.)

If you are one of those people and you’re wondering whether or not this magazine is right...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 484th issue of your monthly foreign travel magazine.

A frequent contributor of trip reports to ITN, subscriber Nili Olay of New York, New York, wrote, “Last year, after winning a 3-year extension to my subscription in an ITN essay contest (‘I’ll Praise Prague’), I donated part of my prize to the Naples, Florida, public library, the main branch. (I winter in Naples.) Thought you’d like to see it displayed.”...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 483rd issue of ITN, your monthly foreign travel magazine.

If you’re seeing a sample copy of this publication for the first time and are wondering what you’ll find inside, the answer is observations, recommendations and opinions from people who enjoy traveling. We print articles and letters from ITN subscribers, and the focus is on destinations outside of the United States.

The people sharing their experiences range from...

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Dear Globetrotter: Welcome to the 482nd issue of ITN, your monthly foreign travel magazine. • We’re getting some informative emails and letters in response to our request ‘Tell us about a time when you submitted a claim — medical or nonmedical — to a travel insurance company and expected reimbursement but had your claim denied.’ We’re still accepting mail on that, as explained in the box on page 28. Since ITN is all about travelers getting advice and recommendations from other travelers,...

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