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A Portland Weed Tour, the Bamboo Train, & Dueling Smiles in Myanmar

November is here and it’s time for the latest monthly edition of Perceptive Travel, the best online travel magazine for the past 9 years and 10 months. After battling for years on the craft beer front, you knew that a place like Portland couldn’t watch Denver steal its thunder with two kinds

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The Land of 88 Dragons in Southern Thailand

In the Trang province of southern Thailand there is an almost secret attraction by the road that jolted me from my morning travel funk and put 100 photos on my memory card in the space of 15 minutes. A retired local teacher named Mr. Jaroon Keawla-eiad took over this land of theptaro

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Yes, Thailand is Still a Great Travel Value

I just got back from Thailand and for now anyway, the country is still a terrific travel bargain. I was there to speak at the first Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) in Asia, held in Bangkok, so I wasn’t out and about constantly. I had a couple free days in Bangkok, however, and

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Learning How to Make Thai Food Right

Want to make Thai food in your kitchen that tastes like what you get in a restaurant? There are two basic rules to make it happen: get the right ingredients and add them in the right order. This week I took my second one-day Thai cooking course and was reminded that one

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Which Cheap Travel Destinations Have Drinkable Tap Water?

Last night I touched down in Bangkok, a city I’ve visited more than most, and am looking forward to eating terrific food, seeing glorious things, and having a blast. What I won’t be doing is drinking the tap water. Despite all the infrastructure improvements and exponential rise in tourism numbers over the