This is the November 2021 issue

Travelers' Intercom

Global Entry makes it easy
By Kathy Wheale
Appears on Page 12
Global Entry renewal in advance
By Deborah & Douglas Conklin
Appears on Page 12
Pre-trip COVID tests delayed
By Scott Cessar
Appears on Page 13
Our “permission to board” email from the Bahamian government, after our COVID test. Photos by John Leach
Cruising the Bahamas and Bermuda during COVID
By John Leach
Appears on Page 14
The Duomo di Milan (Cathedral of Milan). Photos by Liz Fischer
HOHO Bus Tours in Milan
By Liz Fischer
Appears on Page 16
Taxi pickup time mixup
By Marian Herz
Appears on Page 22
Dancers in southern India. Photo by Norma Jenkins
Southern India with OAT
By Norma Jenkins
Appears on Page 22

Travelers' Intercom USA

ACL Alaska cruise
By Elizabeth Johnson
Appears on Page 27
Fabulous glass in Miami
By Marsha Caplan
Appears on Page 27

Calling All Readers!

The Dalai Lama speaking in Leh, Ladakh, India. Photo by Marilyn Marx Adelman
Pleasant travel surprises (Part 8)
Appears on Page 18

Calling All Readers! Call for Submissions

In Tune with Tunis
Appears on Page 20


As a boy (right), I met an eyewitness (left) to the start of World War I. Photo by Rick Steves.
Rick Steves’ Europe: Living history enlivens your travels
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

Romantic lakeside dining in Varenna. Photo by Cameron Hewitt.
Rick Steves’ Europe: Lago di Como: Where Italians honeymoon
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

“Forgive, but never forget.” Photo by Rick Steves.
Rick Steves’ Europe: Dachau: Forgive, but never forget
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

One of many red-rock formations found in the Tupiza canyon area of Bolivia.
Fines doubled for mask scoffers on public transport in US. Vaccinated foreigners can visit US.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 4
How do you know when it’s safe to travel again? (Part 1)
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 25
A rustic sauna in a workaday Helsinki neighbor- hood. Photo by Rick Steves
Helsinki — ‘Relax… I wash you twice’
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 26
The Geografile
The Geografile

By Bryan Henry
Appears on Page 27

Funniest Thing

Her Polish not so polished
By Roger Ecker
Appears on Page 23