Requiring a Visa — or Not

Terry H. Schwadron

March 11, 2019

It’s not that we’re such big world travelers, though we’ve taken our share of trips.

But the announcement that starting in 2021, American and travelers from other visa-free countries will have to seek a visa to visit more than two dozen countriesin Europe felt like a big disappointment.

As these things go, there is confusion in the air, because Europe now says it did not mean to impose an actual visa process, but something for documentation that sounds a lot like a visa…