This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.
Although it widely publicized and explained its change of name several years ago, when it went from Elderhostel to Road Scholar, the resulting organization is not always fully understood by the people it serves. So I’m attempting to describe what it does in today’s column.
Q: I am writing to you for advice and help regarding a most frustrating experience with booking award travel and the resulting confusion and lack of help from United Airlines.
Twenty years ago, I was on a train heading to Rothenburg to update the ultimate medieval town in Germany for my guidebook. I knew the town well and was anticipating a happy homecoming. The cute lanes would be filled with my readers, who cheered me on. I loved going to Rothenburg.