What the Latest Frequent Flyer Devaluation Means for You

As you may have heard, American Airlines is joining United and Delta in giving you frequent flyer “miles” based on revenue rather than distance flown starting mid-2016. So for most of us stuck in the back of the plane, that means we’ll be earning fewer loyalty points for each plane ticket on


How Much Does It Cost to Go to Machu Picchu?

One of the seven wonders of the world and by most accounts the most popular tourist destination in South America for foreigners, Machu Picchu is on the list of almost every first-time visitor to Peru. If you look at Peru’s advertising campaigns you’d think it’s the only thing to see in the


How to Get Around Fort Lauderdale Without a Car

It’s a common lament from foreign travelers—especially Europeans—that it’s difficult to get around in most U.S. cities without your own car. In our automobile-centric young country, there often aren’t many easy options for getting from A to B on public transportation. There are plenty of exceptions though, including some cities that don’t


Where Can You Get $500 of Travel Clothing for $10?

No, that’s not a gotcha headline courtesy of Buzzfeed. One fortunate person will indeed get $500 worth of travel clothing for a $10 donation to Passports with Purpose. On top of that, this person will now hold onto the rest of their money and other valuables while traveling because it’s all from


A Portland Weed Tour, the Bamboo Train, & Dueling Smiles in Myanmar

November is here and it’s time for the latest monthly edition of Perceptive Travel, the best online travel magazine for the past 9 years and 10 months. After battling for years on the craft beer front, you knew that a place like Portland couldn’t watch Denver steal its thunder with two kinds