This is the April 2019 issue

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MSC’s Status Match program
By Tony Leisner
Appears on Page 14
The 5-story pagoda at Sensō-ji Buddhist temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Photos by Bill O'Connell
Tokyo on a budget
By Bill O'Connell
Appears on Page 14
Havana is an open-air museum for classic cars. A one-hour ride in one around the city cost about $100. Photos by Josip Palić
Shore Excursions Group — shore tour alternatives
By Deanna Palić
Appears on Page 16
Seniors ‘can count on Crystal’
By Mike Marsh
Appears on Page 24
Podil Synagogue in Kiev. Photos by Irma Gurman
Jewish Ukraine
By Irma Gurman
Appears on Page 25
Blowholes in Savai’i. Photos by Anne Taylor
Lynn’s Getaway in Samoa
By Anne Taylor
Appears on Page 27
Senior’s Hertz rental in Austria
By Doug Barnett
Appears on Page 42
No more burst pipes
By Steven Cole
Appears on Page 42
Lightweight-packing tips
By Wayne Stickle
Appears on Page 42

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Some of the best-preserved buildings from antiquity are found in Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, an ensemble of ancient Greek temples built 2,500 years ago. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Discovering Sicily's layers of culture
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

In Vienna, the neighborhood coffeehouse down the street doubles as the locals’ “living room.” Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
My favorite Vienna
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

April Fair is a time for both men and women to show off their traditional Sevillian clothing. Photo by Rick Steves
Sevilla's April Fair: Spain's sparkling spring spectacle
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Buchanan Street is the heart of modern, commercial Glasgow — and it’s a fascinating place to people-watch. Photo by Cameron Hewitt
Glasgow surprises with art, design and culture
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

John Scott displaying the products of a cooking class in Seoul, South Korea, in 2013 (see April ’16, pg. 54).
How to open an ITN Online account for full website access. Sometimes, kids fly free. Remembering Sandra Scott's husband, John.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
Large, free-form pool at La Ensenada Beach Resort & Convention Center in Tela, Honduras. Photos by Sandra Scott
What’s Cooking in… Honduras
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 45
As in many towns in the Algarve, Lagos features calçadas, or mosaic stone-tiled walkways. Photos by Randy Keck
Winter self-drive - Portugal’s Algarve (Second of three parts)
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 46
The Geografile
The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
Appears on Page 47

Funniest Thing

It's all the buzz!
By Tony Lee
Appears on Page 43

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