Spa? Hammock? Tough choices at Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts in French Polynesia.

Dear Globetrotter:

Welcome to the 545th issue of your monthly worldwide travel magazine — not cowed by COVID, still in publication.

In my last column, I provided information on many countries’ and nonsovereign territories’ COVID-related entry requirements for American leisure travelers, or, rather, those that were in place on May 14, 2021, according to the US Department of State’s travel website I noted that the entry requirements were subject to...

The finished soparnik filled with Swiss chard and cabbage.
Where did pizza originate?
Left to right: At the resort, Kyaw Swar Maung Maung (Resident Manager), U Myint
A favorite from Ngapali Beach, Myanmar
We happened upon these folk singers practicing in a restaurant in Budva,  Monten
Montenegro, home of muckalica
Chef Teng stirring in prawns and squid.
Originating in Penang, it’s Char Koay Teow
At a wet market in Phnom Penh, chef San Sinith explained the qualities of various herbs. Photos by Sandra Scott
The secret to Katiev Phnom Penh (Phnom Penh Noodle Soup)
Curried prawns, sautéed.
Preparing Negombo Prawn Curry
Kueh Dadar on a plate decorated with a typical Peranakan design.
Singapore. Kueh Dadar, a Nonya Peranakan snack or dessert