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Seventy percent of Americans have no passport. No wonder, as a people, we know so little about the world beyond our borders. Not you. You’re reading International Living… I trust you possess both a passport and the regular urge to use it.
Here's a round-up of some of the travel-related stories that have been making the news around the globe.
For many folks, the drive down California’s Highway One epitomizes the road trip. The views are glorious. But it’s hardly the only stretch of road that’ll make you stop and stare. That's why we asked our International Living editors to tell us about their favorite road trips. Here's the list below, in no particular order of preference.
For your own, genuine Irish adventure, it’s best to get out into the countryside and explore. A rental car gives you the freedom to see Ireland on your schedule—if from the “wrong” side of the road.
While most travelers in Ecuador stick to the legendary beaches on the Ruta del Sol or the picturesque mountain towns cradled in the Andes, an intrepid few look for adventure in the country’s eastern jungles.
It’s a business in which the big players make millions. I’m talking about the guys on the billionaire lists. But you don’t have to be made of money to do what they do. For as little as $20,000, you can ride major global trends and pocket serious profits. I’m talking about investing in commercial real estate.
With some of the best beaches in the Caribbean, friendly locals, and a buzzing international expat community, the lifestyle we have in the Dominican Republic is incredible at the price. And you could live here for even less.
These new expatse have made the big move—now they call Belize, Mexico and Nicaragua home.
I’m writing this on the second ﬂoor of an elegant café in the Ecuadorian capital, Quito. I often spend time working from here. The coffee is good, only $2 a cup, the wireless Internet connection is fast and free, and the views of La Carolina, one of the city’s largest parks, are inspiring.