Mexico’s Baja Peninsula is a geographical wonder. Bordered on one side by the Pacific Ocean and on the other by the Sea of Cortez, this long, thin strip of land features some of the most spectacular oceanscapes—and some of the most incredible beaches—on the planet. But there is much more to Mexico’s Baja Peninsula than Tijuana and Cabo, as you’ll soon see. All along both sides of this incredible stretch of land are beautiful and affordable options for retirement, vacation, second homes, and rental opportunities.
If you love House Hunters International, you’ll love this idea: In the Czech Republic they remodel castles.
Most people have heard about the fabulous steak houses that line the streets and avenues of Buenos Aires, Argentina. But not so many are in on the “secret dinners” that go on behind dozens of unmarked doors around the city.
We’ve compiled this collection of sporting destinations with you, the active traveler, in mind. It’s a mixed bag, from the quirky (cheese rolling in Gloucestershire) to the extreme (ski-jumping in Thunder Bay, Ontario). We hope this collection will inspire you to plan for the most adventurous, activity-packed holiday of your life. Happy travels!
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!
We’ve compiled the following list of undiscovered beaches to help you navigate that road. And where does it lead? Away from the crowds. Wear sunscreen…and enjoy your book!
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.
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.
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.
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…