Destination reports Archive


Where to Stay in Europe for Less Than $50 a Night

We tend to think of Europe as a major splurge, the kind of vacation you save up for and then wince as your cash evaporates upon arrival. In current times, however, there are a lot of cheap destinations in Europe. The combination of a strong U.S. dollar (for now) and lots of


A Fixer in Laos, Sweden by Bike, and Smoking Stromboli

When a new issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine comes out, you can be assured of reading something you haven’t seen elsewhere. Since we don’t have to please cruise lines, hotel chains, or airlines pimping their business class cabins, we can avoid all of those listicles, “best of” posts, and “the hot


Prices for Travel in Morocco

How much does it cost to travel in Morocco these days? Not a whole lot thankfully—this is still definitely still one of The World’s Cheapest Destinations and in many respects the best value in Africa. I’ve been in touch with Eden Rudin for a while as she has been a part of


Where the Digital Nomads Congregate Around the World

Those who live a location independent lifestyle have some 200 countries to pick from and different places within them. So where do the digital nomads go when they stop moving for a while? Some truly are nomads. They never stop in one place for long enough to settle in. That can get


Mongoloid Mountain Men, Creepy Cassowaries, and Unnatural Nature on TV

If those titles make you at all intrigued, head over to read the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, the best online travel magazine (according to two travel writing associations) and your monthly antidote to mindless fluff. The mysterious mountain men appear out of nowhere in Kyrgyzstan, a country that is hard enough