This is the January 2013 issue

Travelers' Intercom

What else to do in Beijing
By Nancy Tan
Appears on Page 12
Approaching the monastic settlement at Glendalough, we came upon this cemetery.
Impressions of Ireland
By Stephen O. Addison, Jr.
Appears on Page 13
Kaieteur Falls in northwest Guyana.
South America for the birds
By Wayne A. Schild
Appears on Page 22
B&B near Hjo, Sweden
By Clay Simon
Appears on Page 27
Guide and driver in Senegal
By Blake Whitehead
Appears on Page 27
Italy and UK hotels
By Caryl Mikrut
Appears on Page 28
‘Outstanding’ in Canada
By Anita & Tom Tomasi
Appears on Page 28
‘Fantastic’ gîte in Brittany
By Jane Tumey
Appears on Page 29
Castello di Miramare, near Trieste, Italy. Photo: Hill
Touring Trieste
By Marilyn Hill
Appears on Page 30
Swimming pool at Club Bali Hai Hotel, Moorea.
Moorea’s Club Bali Hai
By Len Nadasdy
Appears on Page 55
Wildlife not guaranteed
By Marilyn Armel
Appears on Page 55
A night out in San Miguel
By Judy Hodges
Appears on Page 57
Hungarian cowboys
By Mary Hollis
Appears on Page 73

Calling All Readers!

Mary Anne Christie (center) with Stasia (on bike) and her family at their home i
Looking for foreign relatives or ancestors
By Mary Anne Christie
Appears on Page 40

Essay Contest Winners

I’m Singing about Singapore - Winners
By Elaine Ballard
Appears on Page 48


A Luther rose in the courtyard of Martin Luther’s birth house in Lutherstadt Eis
The value of frequent-flyer miles to passengers, airlines and other businesses.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
We happened upon these folk singers practicing in a restaurant in Budva,  Monten
What's Cooking in... Montenegro
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 59
A simple picnic on the waterfront can give you a new perspective on the city
Picnicking in Europe — cheap, memorable & fun
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 60
Chief Jacob Bue and his grandson on Ambae.
The search for the real Bali Ha’i
The Cruising World

By Lew Toulmin
Appears on Page 61

Funniest Thing

Just nod and drive on.
By Madge Christensen
Appears on Page 57

Where in the World? Correct Answers