Travel


Every month, INTERNATIONAL LIVING will share with you tips like:

  • How to find a bed and breakfast for less than $80 a night in London…a double room in a hotel in central Paris for $78 a night…or an affordable place to stay in any of the world’s other major cities.
  • How to make sure that you never – ever – pay full fare for an airline ticket again. (We’ll show you how to save 50% and more every time you fly.)
  • Where to find the most gorgeous (and inexpensive) white-sand beaches in the Caribbean…and the world’s beautiful people who return here year after year.
  • The best way to get the lowest hotel prices in Greece. (This simple little secret can be found in no guidebook.)
  • When not to tell your travel agent where you’re going. In some cases, this little travel trick can save you hundreds of dollars.
  • How to take a world-class, luxury cruise for less than half the regular cost.
  • South America’s answer to the Riviera – without the crowds or the ridiculous prices.
  • The top 10 adventure-travel opportunities in the world.
  • The greatest travel bargain of the decade…a delicate unspoiled place.
  • Europe’s attic…where you can shop for the world’s finest antiques at flea-market prices.
  • The advantages and disadvantages of using automatic teller machines abroad – and how to make sure your bank card will work in the country you’re visiting.
  • Travel clubs are mushrooming these days. Can they really save you money? Yes, but with some very important exceptions.
  • Ritz-style luxury in Madrid for no more than the cost of a regular hotel room.
  • Travel where tourists can’t go. Obtain an independent visa for travel inside Myanmar. Make your way through the Central Asian Republics of the former Soviet Union without once contacting Intourist. Travel safely in Peru. Travel alone in China or Vietnam.
  • How to gain entrance to the world’s most exclusive, most private clubs and casinos…the kinds of places you thought only the rich were allowed to go.
  • How to take your kids to Europe–and still enjoy the trip.
  • A well-guarded industry secret: How to book yourself on a Mediterranean cruise at no charge.
  • Eight easy ways to guarantee an upgrade.
  • Why you should never refuse dessert in Finland…pat a Thai person on the head…or eat fish with your hands in Russia.
  • Not all discount travel agents are trustworthy or reliable. We review the top discounters and steer you right.
  • The 3 finest hotels in London…and the 5 best for your money.
  • The best way to see Africa. You’ll spend three months exploring the Dark Continent–for as much as most people spend on three-week package tours.
  • The best place in the world to plan your honeymoon, your second honeymoon, or just a romantic tryst.
  • The safest country in the world…the cheapest country in the world…the healthiest country in the world…and the sunniest country in the world. (We also tell you about the most dangerous, most expensive, most unhealthy, and most dreary places on earth. Our findings may surprise you.)
  • One simple thing you can do to keep fit and minimize discomfort on long haul intercontinental flights.
  • One simple thing you can do to make sure you’re never ripped off in a travel scam.
  • Which airports have the best security–and which ones you should avoid.
  • The best guesthouse along China’s Silk Route. Plan to stay at least several days.
  • The cheapest tickets–to the world’s hottest shows.