Amazon Fantasies and Realities
Have you always wanted to visit the Amazon but were terrified by the idea of being lunch for a school of hungry piranha? Or being bitten by strange insects carrying deadly diseases? Get over it! Dianne Brause did.
Overseas Travel Planner
The editors' annual selection of the best travel planning guides and websites and the best health and safety information for travel outside the U.S. Don't leave home without it!
Gina Doggett's list of living abroad resources brings together the most useful information on making your move, settling in, and coming home. Also, taking your dog and cat abroad.
Be at home abroad. Cynthia Harriman and Clay Hubbs describe the leading organizations sponsoring home exchanges, homestays and hospitality exchanges, and inexpensive rentals.
Cynthia Harriman includes all the ways to make contact with other families abroad—before you go and while you're there.
Teen Travel and Study
The essential resources, compiled by Vanessa Relli-Moreau, are accompanied by a list of Teen Travel Programs and advice on leading teen tour groups by Allyson Klein.
Ralph Shaffer lists the most useful organizations, publications, and websites for the senior traveler. Ralph also describes the Elderhostel Abroad organization. Includes Senior Travel Programs.
Susan Sygall shares her tips and names the best resources for travelers with disabilities. Susan reminds us that international travel is for everyone. Also Disability Travel Programs.
Educational Travel Programs
Noncredit programs for all interests, from bicycle tours in Africa to cooking and art schools in Italy to spiritual journeys through India. Many exciting programs worldwide!
Travel News to Use
Worldwide Travel Bargains
- France: Paris on $100 a Day
- India: Babu's Tree House in Kerala
- Japan: Living in Temples
- Worldwide: Luxury Cruising for Less
Back Door Travel
Using the Telephone for Travel Planning By Rick Steves
Study Abroad Adviser:
Study in Northern Ireland
By Stacia Zukroff
To Remain Credible Go Abroad
By Laila S. Dahan
Student to Student
Sex and Love Abroad
By Marina Wolf
SACI in Florence
Interview with Mary Beckinsale
Program News and Notes
Your Airline Rights By Kent St. John