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Hiking the Sunrise Poon Hill Trek Near Pokhara in Nepal

If you want to do some serious hiking in Nepal and get a view of the mighty Himalayas, you can do a loop from near Pokhara that takes you up to Poon Hill and round to Gandruk for some great panoramas.
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Travel Prices in Nepal – 2017

If you’re looking for the very cheapest place to travel in the world is, Nepal is certainly close to the top. It was one of the cheapest places to travel the first time I landed there in the mid-90s and it
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Cargo Ship Karaoke, a Nepalese Funeral Fest, and Eeyou Istchee Internet

When I launched Perceptive Travel a decade ago the goal was to publish the most interesting travel stories on the web and get away from all the same old same ole I was seeing in the few surviving magazines month after
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The Cheapest Destinations are Cheaper Still This Year

I talked recently about how this is a great year for Americans to travel abroad because the strong U.S. dollar has made some “premium” destinations less expensive than before. If you really want to get the best bang for your buck
Annapurna Circuit trek

The Annapurna Circuit Ain’t What it Used to Be – Here’s an Alternative

One of my fondest memories in the three years I spent backpacking around the world was the three weeks I hiked along some of the world’s highest mountains on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. It was the perfect long-term trek: gorgeous