This is the March 2020 issue

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Obtaining an India e-Visa
By Stephen Addison
Appears on Page 14
Second floor of the Amelia Boutique Hotel in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. Photo by Edna R.S. Alvarez
Private tour of Uzbekistan
By Edna R.S. Alvarez
Appears on Page 15
‘Wonderful’ guide in Nicaragua
By Iris Bing
Appears on Page 16
Watch credit card statements
By James Sibley
Appears on Page 24
Joan Anderson and Tom Kilroy at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.
Arranging travel around home exchanges
By Tom Kilroy
Appears on Page 24
Super-senior’s travel adaptations
By Bobbi Benson
Appears on Page 28
Narrowing Google searches
By Sarah Brown
Appears on Page 44
NZeTA app
By Joyce Renee Lewis
Appears on Page 44
Europe cruise and city stay, solo
By Phyllis Harlan
Appears on Page 44

Calling All Readers!

My three Delsey bags. Photo by Pam Douglas-Smith
Recommended carry-on bags
Appears on Page 34

Essay Contest Winners

I Adore Ecuador - Winners
Appears on Page 39

Calling All Readers! Call for Submissions

Ultimate Packing Lists
Appears on Page 17


Built in the 12th century, the St. Benezet Bridge lasted until 1668 when a devastating flood took out most of the half-mile-long span. Tourists can pay to walk out on the bridge for a sweeping view of Avignon. Photo by Paul Orcutt
Avignon: A medieval town with a youthful attitude
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

It’s easy to find Wi-Fi at cafés, transit hubs, tourist offices, and public squares throughout Europe. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Staying connected in Europe
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

One of Lucca’s surviving towers is the Torre Guinigi, with 227 steps leading up to a small garden of fragrant trees. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
Italy connoisseurs choose leisurely Lucca
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

A clear view of the spectacular Matterhorn isn’t guaranteed, especially if your Zermatt visit is a quick one. Photo by Simon Griffith
Falling in love with the Matterhorn
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Stone gargoyle on the façade of the Nicholson Museum in Sydney, Australia, founded in 1860. The museum holds 30,000 archaeological artifacts from Egypt, Greece, Italy, Cyprus and the Mideast.
United Airlines and compensation. Preventing hacking of your frequent-flyer account.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
The Geografile
The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
Appears on Page 12
Canterbury Cathedral, a masterpiece of English Gothic architecture, will soon have a new welcome center. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
What’s new in Great Britain for 2020
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 47
The Geografile
The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
Appears on Page 47
Adding water to the simmering Hungarian Goulash. Photos by Sandra Scott
What’s Cooking in… Budapest
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 48
Cēsis Castle, built around 1213.
A trio of Latvian castles
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 49

Funniest Thing

Put a head on it
By Dennis Cline
Appears on Page 45

Where in the World? Correct Answers