From the October 1974 magazine.

Travel The AA Way

Some suggestions on seeing the world through sober eyes

I'VE JUST returned from the first transatlantic trip I ever took where the plane wasn't kept aloft by my firm grip on a double vodka on the rocks.

For the past several years, I've made an annual trip to Europe, part business, mostly pleasure. Recently, five months sober (well, all right--dry), I was planning to take off for a four-week stay in Scotland and England. But since I'd thrown away my copy of Europe on Five Pints a Day, I had to have a new style for traveling. I knew how to book a room, but had no idea how to "reserve" a sober day. Was there an AA way of traveling? I set out to see.

-- Anonymous

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