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Lake Atitlan living

The One-sentence Guide to Getting Great Vacation Deals

Magazines and websites constantly run stories about finding great travel bargains and vacation deals. Usually they highlight some nifty new website, the latest app, or some Twitter stream that you have to catch at 3:30 pm each Thursday. Really though, it’s
Cheap living abroad in the Czech Republic

The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2019

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 in different countries, but political changes and exchange
the day you fly matters most

The Day You Fly Matters More Than What Day You Book

  If you put “best time to book a flight” into Google you’ll get more than 737 million results. Try the best day to book a flight and you’ll get more than 800 million results. Apparently people ask this a lot,
Traveling through Asia in the 1970s Kevin Kelly

70s Travel, Death on Karpathos Island, and the Kidnapping of Edward the Maasai

Sometimes the best travel stories have a raw power that transcends the style, the kind told round a campfire or over a few beers. We’ve got a few of those this month in Perceptive Travel, tales from the road that are
international travel

The 4 Reasons Other People Don’t Get Your Long-term Travel Plans

Have you excitedly announced you’re going to go travel around the world, but the response from your friends and relatives was kind of muted? Was their first reaction “Be safe!” “Be Careful!” or “Gosh, that must be nice to not have