Twenty-five of the World’s Best Flea Markets

Twenty-five of the World’s Best Flea Markets

You don’t want to return home from your travels bearing gifts from the Hard Rock Café, do you? No, you want to present your nearest and dearest with that one-of-a-kind item—a stamp collection from Athens…a vintage chess set from Moscow…$2 pearl earrings from China. This report was prepared with you, the world shopper, in mind. During your travels, we hope you enjoy soaking up the local color that only a community flea market can offer.We also hope you’ll come home a seasoned haggler…with lots of cool stuff!

Party in Mexico – Festivals A-Z

Party in Mexico – Festivals A-Z

Mexicans love to party. Fireworks, loud music, flowers, colorful decorations, and food, glorious food. If you travel to Mexico during an especially well-celebrated holiday, be sure to make your hotel reservations well in advance. This report includes a list of "official" Mexican holidays. Every city, town, and village also has its own holidays--founder's days, patron saint's days, battle commemorations, etc. Wherever and whenever you are in Mexico, you will not be far from a celebration or fiesta of some sort.

Three Secret Goldmines for the Lucrative Traveler

Three Secret Goldmines for the Lucrative Traveler

Lucrative travel is the term we've coined to describe travel that doesn't just pay for itself, but can actually earn you $100,000 or more a year…and deliver the flexibility you need to live anywhere in the world. This report highlights three top destinations with "goldmine potential." That is, hot-spots where you can make serious money gathering article ideas, snapping photos to sell, and shopping for items that could yield serious profit back home.

The Best of Steenie

The Best of Steenie

She left school at 15 to live in a hippie squat in London. She tended bar in a strip joint…inspected bolts at a factory…waitressed in a Chinese restaurant...and clerked at a print shop where she typed invoices and lied to customers about why their orders weren't ready. Today she is International Living's roving Euro editor, and regularly sends us notes from even further afield. Possessing a wisdom that comes only from years on the road, she pulls no punches in her writing…always honest, and with the unerring knack of getting into the cracks of a place, she discovers what it's really like, and reports back with humor and style. Now, in this free report, we've tried to bring together some of the best of Steenie's reports, articles, and tips…a near-impossible task given the huge choice.

The World’s Most Romantic Escapes

The World’s Most Romantic Escapes

Come February--the most romantic month of the year--you may be dreaming of an escape with your loved one to a special place…somewhere you can enjoy some quality time together. But where? You've probably already "done" Venice, Paris, and Niagara Falls… So where to this year? Luckily, we at International Living have been checking out some of the most seductive sites. In this special report, we've decided to let you in on our top 10 secret hideaways. Got your passport ready? Here we go…

How to Manage Your Overseas Property

How to Manage Your Overseas Property

When you buy property abroad, you can be sure of one thing: many of the procedures, methods, requirements, and taxes are different than at home. Laws, customs, and traditions all vary from country to country--and sometimes even within the same country. Regardless of whether you are keeping your property exclusively for your own use or putting it on the local rental market, there are certain obligations that you, the property owner, must fulfill.