How to Buy Your Way into VIP Travel Status

Are you always in the last group to board the plane, stuck in a middle seat, scrounging for an outlet in the airport waiting area? Do you stand in long lines at customs or security while those business travelers whip through the Global Entry and TSA pre-check lines? Do you spend $5


Stockholm in the Summer on a Strong U.S. Dollar

No, Sweden is not a cheap destination and probably never will be, but at the moment prices are at a level that won’t make you gasp too badly. As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts here, you can take advantage of the current strong U.S. dollar in two ways. 1) Go where the


The Inside Scoop on Living in India

It’s not for everyone, but India is one of the cheapest countries in the world to travel in and live in. It’s got a wide variety of geographies, anyone who has been to school speaks English, and you can live a good life for a fraction of what you would in a


What It Costs to Live in Central Mexico

A few years back, when I was living full-time in Guanajuato, I did a post on what it was costing me to live in Central Mexico with my family. Fast-forward to now and I was just back for two weeks. I’m happy to say it’s gotten even cheaper. With the U.S. economy


Yellowstone by Air, Naked Marrakech, and the Great Barrier Reef in Trouble

The July 2016 issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine is out now, with another batch of great narrative stories and media reviews from wandering book authors. Garrett Fisher has a series of books out with stunning photos taken from the cockpit of his vintage prop plane built half a century ago. This