In the July/August 2002 Print Edition

America’s Best Beaches: Noted beachologist Stephen P. Leatherman, Ph.D. (a.k.a. Dr. Beach) picks 40 public shores that exceed every need—from sunset strolls to scenic shoals, board-walking, sea-shelling, surfing, family swim-a-longs, and more.

A Walk Across Britain: From the Irish Sea in the West to the North Sea in the East, writer David Yeadon treks across the lonely landscape that was the England of his youth.

Hit the Road: Traveler picks the perfect drive for every month of the year. Plus, insider’s tips on hotel rooms, restaurants, and must-see sights along the way.

Bohemian Rhapsody: Writer Scott Wallace explores Krakow, Poland, a culturally rich, comfortably cosmopolitan city that’s still undiscovered.

Fear and Loathing in a Five-Star Hotel: Writer Rolf Potts, whose shoestring budget has taken him to some of the most down-and-dirty hostelries Asia has to offer, conquers the opulence of Bangkok’s legendary Oriental Hotel.