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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 466th issue of your monthly foreign-travel magazine. Within the last month, I’ve heard several subscribers describe this magazine as “real,” by which, they explain, they mean it’s full of candid accounts from travelers who write for the benefit of other international travelers.

You’ll see that as you flip through the pages. For now, I have the following to report.

 

The US Department of Homeland...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 465th issue of your monthly foreign-travel magazine! You’re invited to subscribe, and subscribers are encouraged to submit trip reports telling both the positive and negative aspects of tours, hotels, museums, shops and whatever else they discovered and experienced outside of the US. 

Your letters and articles make up the bulk of the magazine, and we fill in the spaces with other travel-related information, all wrapped around travel-...

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Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 464th issue of your monthly foreign-travel magazine. If you’re reading ITN for the first time, here’s what it’s about. 

Subscribers share with other travelers what they have discovered, learned or felt on trips outside of the US. In the back of each issue are a few recurring columns by Contributing Editors, and we try to keep readers abreast of pertinent news. In addition, the advertisements you see in ITN not only are...

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Rover knows that the DOT is watching out for him. Photo: ©Denis Aglichev/123rf
DOT to watch more closely how safely US airlines transport pets. Also, Travelers' favorite and least-favorite cities — results of TripAdvisor's World Cities Survey
The Samuel Beckett Bridge over the River Liffey joins Guild Street on the north bank to Sir John Rogerson’s Quay on the south — Dublin, Ireland. Photo ©Laurentiu Iordache/123rf.com
Beware of professional pickpockets in Europe. Also, award-winning buildings announced at World Architecture Festival
Closeup of one of the two mirror-image statues that top the Cordonata on Rome’s Capitoline Hill. The statues represent the twins Castor and Pollux and date to antiquity. Photo by Beth Habian
(1) World's most visited cities (2) Results of ITN's informal poll "Where Were You in 2013?" plus winners of the prize drawings

Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 460th issue of your monthly foreign-travel magazine, the one largely written by its subscribers.

I’ve got a few things to cover this month.

According to Project Visa, a website whose purpose is to guide travelers on how to apply for entry visas to different countries, having an Israeli stamp in your passport can make it difficult, if not impossible, to visit Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen...

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Ten cities with the worst air pollution. US Secure Flight system grants some people expedited security screening without their applying for the Pre√TM program. CheapAir.com determined how far in advance of a flight a traveler should purchase his ticket in order to get the lowest airfare.