Leffel projects Archive

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You’re Free to Leave the Asylum

An American passport can get you into 174 countries around the world. In many of those countries it’s possible to become a legal resident—or just keep renewing a tourist visa. There’s no rule saying you have to stay in the country of your birth year after year. Imagine you woke up after

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Unfaked Marriage in Tajikstan, Grave Locks in Argentina, and a Shocking Kiss on the Berlin Wall

It’s time for the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, featuring some of the best travel stories you’ll find online (or elsewhere). This time we head to rural Tajikstan, Buenos Aires, and the artsy side of Germany. As I mentioned in January, Perceptive Travel turned 10 recently. We posted the first issue on

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Disconnecting in Bolivia, Traveling Alone in China, and Chasing the Infidel in Morocco

Happy new year and happy birthday to Perceptive Travel! It was 10 years ago this month when we published the very first issue, which you can still see at that link. It’s got Rolf Potts, Jen Leo, Bruce Northam, Peter Moore, and Harold Stephens, plus me reviewing some books like the very

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It Was a Very Good Year (of Travel)

I’m obviously not a country counter. I traveled to a couple dozen destinations this year but didn’t go to a single country I haven’t visited before. That’s perfectly fine though since most countries have plenty to see and do beyond whatever you hit the first time. After all, most people move way

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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2016

Every year on this long-running blog I do a post on the cheapest places to live in the world. There are seldom drastic changes in the cost of living from year to year, but political changes and exchange rate fluctuations can have a significant impact. The U.S. dollar rules right now, so