Leffel projects Archive

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A Trip to Hell, Stuck in Chinese Purgatory, and Sunnier Encounters in Baja

It’s time for the May issue of Perceptive Travel, a Gold award winner as best online travel magazine from the two major travel writing trade organizations. We like to think we live up to that title by going beyond the fluff and the linkbait, taking the long route to the next destination

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Turned Back in Bolivia, Africa by BushCat, and Unmarked New York City

It’s time for the April issue of Perceptive Travel, home to some of the best online travel stories from book authors wandering the world. But don’t take our word for it: after being named “Best Online Travel Magazine” by the North American Travel Journalists Association in February and winning a slew of

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Holiday Visit to Chernobyl, 7 a.m. Baseball in Cambodia, & Biking Through Bountiful Oregon

It’s time for the March 2015 issue of Perceptive Travel, home to great narrative travel stories from book authors on the move. This month we have a story about a place that’s not at the top of most editors’ coverage list right now: Ukraine. You probably will start seeing stories about it

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Some Inside Info on Guanajuato, Mexico

I’ve been living in Guanajuato for more than two and a half years now total, during two different periods. I don’t write about the place all that much on this blog, however. First of all I don’t want to make it too Mexico-heavy since my books cover the globe. Also I don’t

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Let’s Go Waterfall Jumping!

Is waterfall jumping a real thing? Apparently so. Enough for Outside magazine’s website to let me write a trend piece about it. I’ve long been a fan of Outside and actually pay for a subscription. As the print world business model has continued to decline and the online publishing world is increasingly