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What $33 a night gets you in Vietnam

Budget Lodging Price Differences in Big Cities vs. Small Cities

How much will a night at a hotel or vacation apartment cost you? That depends a lot on whether you’re in a place like Boston or a place like Billings. The lodging price differences can be immense even within a country,
travel budget guatemala prices

Guatemala Travel Prices

How cheap is Guatemala? What are the prices like for travelers? Well, that depends a lot on how you travel. As a backpacker eating at market stalls and taking the gussied-up school buses that ply the back roads, sharing your sleeping
San Cristobal de las Casas Spanish place name

What All Those Spanish Place Names Mean

You probably rattle off Spanish place names many times a year, especially if you live in the western USA. But do you know what all those names mean? I’m writing this from Baja (Low), California, where I’m visiting The Capes, The
Pros and cons of moving abroad

The Pros and Cons of Moving Abroad

Whether you want to work overseas, retire abroad, or just move abroad to cut your living expenses in half, there are pros and cons of moving abroad. There are a lot of major benefits to living in another country as an
Mali travel story from Djenne

Africa to the Arctic, Saigon to St. Augustine

We try to keep things interesting every month at Perceptive Travel online magazine, bringing readers the best narrative travel stories from around the globe, all from published book authors. Don’t take my word for it though. Each year we rack up