This is the May 2012 issue

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View of Pitigliano, Italy
Tuscany’s ‘Little Jerusalem’
Appears on Page 29
Sunrise at 4,500 feet, with 12,080-foot Mt. Tobalchik looming.
Volcanic Kamchatka
Appears on Page 54

Essay Contest Winners

It’s Real in Israel - Winners
Appears on Page 50


Stricter lifeboat drills. How many cruise ships are sailing? The 25 most-visited ports.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
Sweet Shrimp Kelaguen as served at the Hyatt Regency in Saipan.
What’s Cooking in…Saipan
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 58
11 easy steps for researching your journey abroad
The Discerning Traveler

By Philip Wagenaar
Appears on Page 59
Tips on last-minute cruising
The Cruising World

By Lew Toulmin
Appears on Page 62
Eastern Europe Danube cruise
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 63

Funniest Thing

Speaking the same language
Appears on Page 56

Where in the World? Correct Answers