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My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Clothing Arts

If you’re worrying about losing your valuables to a pickpocket when you travel to Athens, Paris, or Rome—as you probably should—then you may want to invest in some pickpocket proof clothing. It’s like regular travel clothing, but with secret stash spots
Insider info on Guanajuato City, Mexico

Some Inside Info on Guanajuato, Mexico

I just moved back to Guanajuato after living there three years on two occasions before with my family. I don’t write about the place all that much on this blog, however. First of all I don’t want to always be talking
Donating what we don't need anymore for a move abroad

The Strange Joy of Shedding Possessions for a Move Abroad

  For the third and probably last time, I have shed a big percentage of my possessions and am heading out of the country. I am moving abroad with just a few suitcases. The photo above was the scene outside my
kayaks in Belize

Unique Travel Stories From Iceland, Belize, New Zealand, and West Papua

The November issue of Perceptive Travel is out now, with unique travel stories from book authors traveling the world. This month we welcome a new author, Glen Retief, who finally finds his special place in the open spaces of a northern
cheaper to ski in Europe

It’s Cheaper to Ski in Europe Than in the USA

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s getting really expensive to ski in the USA. There are still bargain regional mountains out there, and we’ll get to those, but if you’re planning a big skiing vacation this season you may want to