Modern Living: Ticket to Novelty

The reliable old grand tour of Europe is passé for many American travelers; they demand more variety or excitement than is offered by the Tower of London or the Louvre. To satisfy the growing market for novelty, travel agents, airlines and ship lines are packaging an extraordinary assortment of excursions designed for hobbyists, sportsmen, intellectuals, health addicts and a host of other categories. Consider such esoterica as a journey to Dracula's lands in Rumania for those fascinated by the supernatural or the upcoming Pacific excursion led by California scientists that will track and...

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