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Doolin Drumming, Celestial Quebec, and Middle-aged Singapore

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel, home to great narrative travel stories from book authors on the move. All three this month are from returning authors, starting with Gillian Kendall’s attempt to go from spectator to participant by learning to play the Irish drum. See Fekkin’ Savage: Learning to


Travel Prices in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

The Central American country of Guatemala is definitely one of the The World’s Cheapest Destinations and since the backpackers have kept coming even when moneyed tourists have gotten spooked, the chilled-out gathering spot of Lake Atitlan is still a magnet for budget travelers. The top nationality in San Pedro when I was


Sahara Dialogues, Mexican Wildlife, and Hiking with Teddy Roosevelt

After we took a vacation in August, Perceptive Travel is back with a new issue for September. As usual we bring you travel stories you haven’t seen in a dozen other places already, digging deeper into places and people around the world. This time award-winning contributor James Dorsey is back with another


Where the Travel Bargains Will Be in 2016

Want to figure out where you should go next year in order to live it up instead of watching every dollar? I’m no fortune teller, but the way the financial news has been rolling out this summer, it’s clear there are some trends in place that aren’t going away anytime soon. One


Cheap Travel Clusters Around the World

Unless you’re a trustafarian or have been saving big bucks from working in law or finance for years, your round-the-world journey is going to have some budget restraints. Long-term travel is drastically cheaper than going on vacation, but Western Europe, Japan, and Australia can be really pricey even if you’re staying in