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A Nice Little Travel Romp Through Hated Countries and Trouble Spots

The new issue of Perceptive Travel is out and the title of this post could have gone a lot of ways. Like “3 Pariah States, 1 Civil War Zone, and a Good Place to Get Robbed.” Or “2 Destinations That Used
Kanab Zion road trip

Alternative Ways to Road Trip Across the USA

Want to take an epic road trip in the USA, but you don’t own a car? It’s not an easy goal, but it can be done. For a whole lot of reasons, the United States of America has a reputation for
traveling in Argentina no bargain now

Sorry Kids, but Argentina is Not Much of a Travel Bargain Now

It only took me a week and a half in Argentina to realize the glory days of cheap travel in that country are gone. Until the next crisis anyway. If you’re a mid-range or upper crust traveler, this South American country
Using a water purifier for sustainable travel

What Does It Take to Be an Eco-Friendly Traveler?

I have been writing about eco-friendly travel since back when I was doing magazine stories pre-internet. All along on this blog I’ve done regular rants on the evils of single-use plastic water bottles that mostly end up in our waterways. So
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5 Gear Ideas for Packing Better and Lighter

I go on the road with a lot of different kinds of bags. Sometimes I know I can check one so I’m not all that careful about it, but on any trip I can travel with just a carry-on if I