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Meeting Monkeys, Sleeping With Nuns, and Finding Love in China

I schedule the narrative travel stories in Perceptive Travel according to what writers have turned in as the year goes by, but sometimes we end up with themes emerging in an issue without even trying. In this one we’ve got three
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What it Costs to Live in Albania

I know that moving to Albania is not at the top of future expats’ lists very often. After spending some time there recently, I’m thinking maybe it should be. Most people probably can’t find Albania on a map, but this formerly
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Travel Stories from Cyprus, Transylvania, Nepal, and Mexico City

Since we went from three travel stories to four each month in Perceptive Travel, it’s harder for me to write some catchy “rule of three” title. Be assured, however, that you’ll still find something strange, something new, and something interesting each
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Hiking the Mountains Near Sarajevo, the Ridges of Visocica

We walked along the spine of a ridge single file, the path barely wide enough for one person, with a steep drop on each side. A tossed stone would have tumbled down a very long way before coming to a stop
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Travel Prices in Bosnia – Herzegovina

The European country of Bosnia-Herzegovina may not be a natural for the top of your vacation list, but if you’re on a budget, it’s one of the best bargains on the continent. World travelers—especially Americans—have very long memories about former war