Europe travel alert: Eight steps Americans can take

You have booked tickets for the Paris International Photo Fair or perhaps your son is already in Berlin studying German. Now that the US State Department has issued a 'travel advisory' for Europe, what should you do?

4. Avoid glamorous hotels

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The passageways of the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai, India, have been renovated since the 2008 attack.

When booking a hotel, you might want to avoid someplace with a high profile or one that has been attacked in the past, says Mr. Sano of Geographic Expeditions. For example, the Mumbai attacks centered on the Taj Mahal hotel, one of the city’s most famous.

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