This is the January 2018 issue

Boarding Pass


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Prevent ‘juice jacking’
By David Collins
Appears on Page 14
Capital One Venture card
By Joyce Renee Lewis
Appears on Page 14
Airport ‘air assist’ around the world
By Virginia Shannon
Appears on Page 15
Jim Delmonte in Iceland.
What to expect in Iceland
By Jim Delmonte
Appears on Page 16
The Wind Spirit anchored off Huahine. Photo by Jerry Vetowich
Tahiti with Windstar
By Nili Olay
Appears on Page 24
Mary O’Donnell and her niece, Caroline, at the Amber Fort in Jaipur.
Private trips with Nature Safari India
By Mary O’Donnell
Appears on Page 26
Statue of Annie Moore and her brothers at the Cobh Heritage Centre in Cobh. Moore was the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island. Photo by Diane Harrison
Ireland with Are We There Yet?
By Diane Harrison
Appears on Page 30
Bob, Addis, Matt, Anna, Javi and Joan kneeling above the Church of St. George in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Photo by Tefera Alemu
Family trip to Ethiopia
By Bob Cone
Appears on Page 31
Bulgaria private guide
By Neil Johnson
Appears on Page 32
Making friends through travel
By Dolores (Loie) Maminski
Appears on Page 33
Trains between Venice and Bolzano
By Marilyn Hill
Appears on Page 47

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Over 75 and renting cars outside the US
By Linda Beuret
Appears on Page 2
Meals and Tipping on Tours
By Mazel Pernell
Appears on Page 2


Hiking is a relaxing way to experience the Cinque Terre.
What's new in Italy for 2018
Rick Steves' Europe Supplemental

By Rick Steves

ITN subscriber Tim Ramstad in his new hat.
Latest Cuba travel restrictions. Airlines and first class. ITN hat.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
The Geografile
The Geografile

Appears on Page 46
Chef Stefan Hogan with the rabbit pie sliced in half.
What’s Cooking in… Malta
What's Cooking in...

By Sandra Scott
Appears on Page 51
Am I having a stroke?
The Discerning Traveler

By Philip Wagenaar, MD
Appears on Page 52
The Geografile
The Geografile

Appears on Page 52
A money belt tucked underneath your clothes keeps your essentials on you as securely as your underwear. Photo by Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli
How to outfox pickpockets
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 53
San Cristóbal Cathedral as seen from the Palacio de los Condes de Casa Bayona — Plaza de la Catedral. Photos by Julie Skurdenis
Quartet of Old Havana plazas
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 54

Funniest Thing

Carry-out carry-on.
By Peggy Parker
Appears on Page 49

Where in the World? Correct Answers